Quioto scores to lift Montreal past DC United 2-1

  • CF Montréal forward Romell Quioto (30) chases the ball during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against D.C. United, Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington.

    CF Montréal forward Romell Quioto (30) chases the ball during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against D.C. United, Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal goalkeeper James Pantemis point during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against D.C. United, Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. CF Montréal won 2-1.

    CF Montréal goalkeeper James Pantemis point during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against D.C. United, Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. CF Montréal won 2-1. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston (22) and D.C. United midfielder Theodore Ku-DiPietro vie for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. CF Montréal won 2-1.

    CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston (22) and D.C. United midfielder Theodore Ku-DiPietro vie for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. CF Montréal won 2-1. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal midfielder Matko Miljevic, left, is defended by D.C. United midfielder Sofiane Djeffal (13) during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. CF Montréal won 2-1.

    CF Montréal midfielder Matko Miljevic, left, is defended by D.C. United midfielder Sofiane Djeffal (13) during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. CF Montréal won 2-1. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston, right, contends for the ball against D.C. United defender Gaoussou Samaké (2) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington.

    CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston, right, contends for the ball against D.C. United defender Gaoussou Samaké (2) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal forward Mason Toye (13) controls the ball next to D.C. United midfielder Drew Skundrich (12) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington.

    CF Montréal forward Mason Toye (13) controls the ball next to D.C. United midfielder Drew Skundrich (12) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston, right, leaps for the ball in front of D.C. United defender Gaoussou Samaké during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington.

    CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston, right, leaps for the ball in front of D.C. United defender Gaoussou Samaké during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. Associated Press

  • D.C. United goalkeeper Rafael Romo (1) catches the ball during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against CF Montréal, Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington.

    D.C. United goalkeeper Rafael Romo (1) catches the ball during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against CF Montréal, Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Washington. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 7/23/2022 9:23 PM

WASHINGTON -- Romell Quioto scored a crucial goal in Montreal's 2-1 victory against D.C. United on Saturday.

Quioto's goal came in the 35th minute to put Montreal (11-8-2) up 2-0. Joel Waterman assisted the goal. Quioto scored all of Montreal's goals in the game.

 

James Pantemis had four saves for Montreal.

Steve Birnbaum scored for United (5-12-3).

D.C. United outshot Montreal 13-10, with five shots on goal to Montreal's three.

Rafael Romo saved one of the three shots he faced for United.

Montreal plays at home on Saturday against New York City FC, while United will host Orlando City on Sunday.

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