After losing its first five on the road, Montreal managed to earn its first away MLS point at RFK Stadium.D.C. United and the Montreal Impact played out a 1-1 draw at RFK Stadium Wednesday night, with both goals coming in the second half, courtesy of Bernardo Corradi and Maicon Santos.
The first half was a forgettable affair, with neither team mustering a shot on goal. The second half was a different story.
Three minutes into the half, Nick DeLeon released Dwayne De Rosario behind the defense. The 2011 MVP tried to dribble Impact goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts, but the Jamaican stuck a foot out to prevent the Canadian from getting by.
Montreal struck first in the 68th minute when Lamar Neagle whipped in a great cross to an unmarked Bernardo Corradi, who headed home at the back post for his second goal of the season.
Just three minutes later, and D.C. was level, thanks to second-half substitute Maicon Santos. The Brazilian cut in from the right side onto his favored left foot, and drove a low shot from distance that beat a scrambling Ricketts to the near post.
Davy Arnaud had a golden opportunity to win the game five minutes from time, but his shot off a corner-kick scramble rolled just wide. A couple minutes later, D.C. thought it had a winner, but Santos was correctly whistled for offside after converting from close range.
With the draw, the Impact pick up their first-ever MLS road point, while D.C. United stretches its unbeaten run to five games, but continues its trend of not winning back-to-back league matches since June 2009.
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