Montreal goalkeeper Troy Perkins preserved his team's two-goal lead in the 78th minute with a diving save to deny D.C. midfielder Marcelo Saragosa.
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"I try to share a lot of experience because the young players don't realize how the playoffs are different," said Saragosa, who won the 2005 MLS Cup with the Los Angeles Galaxy. "Getting a championship is a feeling you cannot imagine."
D.C. United midfielder Marcelo Saragosa delivering as a starter →