On a heavy field tested this past week by heavy usage and heavy snow, it was never going to be a beauty contest Saturday at RFK Stadium between D.C. United and the Montreal Impact.
Jairo Arrieta’s score in the 58th minute was the only goal needed as D.C. United beat the Montreal Impact 1-0 in the MLS opener for both teams.
Justin Mapp of the Montreal Impact suffered a serious elbow injury against D.C. United on Saturday and was taken off the field on a stretcher.
Jairo Arrieta scored D.C. United's first goal of the season in the second half of DCU's opener against the Montreal Impact on Saturday. It proved the deciding score in their first win.