Pajoy, Tan lead DC United in 4-2 win over Fire
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lionard Pajoy and Long Tan each scored his first goal with his new club, helping D.C. United to a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night.
Dwayne De Rosario and Brandon McDonald also scored to help United (12-8-4) become the first team to score more than two goals against the Fire this year. D.C. extended its home unbeaten streak to 12 games (9-0-3) -- the second-longest in franchise history.
Gonzalo Segares and Daniel Paladini scored for fourth-place Chicago (12-8-5), which had its lead over United narrow to one point in the Eastern Conference standings.
After Paladini's goal in the 45th minute goal tied the score at 1-all, Pajoy put United back ahead in first-half stoppage time and McDonald made it 3-1 in the 51st minute.