Chris Pontius


For 90 minutes it looked as if D.C. United and the L.A. Galaxy were headed towards a 0-0 draw. But in stoppage time some fancy footwork by Nick DeLeon kept a play alive on the right wing.


Chris Pontius was the hero on Saturday with a header in extra time to give D.C. United a thrilling victory over the L.A. Galaxy.


D.C. United came away with a 1-0 win in their MLS opener against the Montreal Impact. Here's your instant analysis. 


D.C. United captain Chris Pontius was honored this week with his selection to the 2012 MLS Best XI side, as voted on by MLS players, staff and media.