Pajoy, Tan lead DC United in 4-2 win over Fire


WASHINGTON (AP) -Lionard Pajoy and Long Tan each scored their first goal with their new club, helping D.C. United to a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Fire in Major League Soccer on Wednesday.

Dwayne De Rosario and Brandon McDonald also scored to help United 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 - the second-longest in club history.

Gonzalo Segares and Daniel Paladini scored for fourth-place Chicago, which had its lead over United narrow to one point in the Eastern Conference standings.

At Columbus, Ohio, Federico Higuain scored the winning goal in the 58th minute and set up another in his home debut to help Columbus hold off Toronto.

Higuain, set up Eddie Gaven in the 4th minute and made it 2-0 in the second half.

Luis Silva scored in the 71st minute to pull Toronto within one.

The match was rescheduled from Aug. 11 so the Crew could attend the funeral of teammate Kirk Urso, who died Aug. 5.

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