Chris Rolfe scored his ninth goal of the season against the Montreal Impact, the first half tally turned out to be the lone goal of the game.
A mid-season trade for Alvaro Saborio has opened up the D.C. United attack.
United begins a week of road games in Major League Soccer Saturday in Montreal.
The Montreal Impact have acquired an international sensation and D.C. United might have to face him in his MLS debut.
Major League Soccer has been adding lots of marquee international talent of late, and one could make his debut this weekend against first-place D.C. United.