United midfielder Pontius has broken right leg
WASHINGTON – D.C. United midfielder Chris Pontius has a broken right leg from a collision in the second half of a game against Chivas USA.
United said Sunday that Pontius has a non-displaced fracture of his right tibia.
Pontius was hurt when he collided with Chivas USA's David Junior Lopes in the 68th minute of Saturday's 3-0 United win. Lopes received a red card on the play, and Pontius was taken off the field on a stretcher.
Pontius has started all 25 of United's MLS games this season. He has seven goals and five assists.