Montreal Impact came from two goals behind to seal a stunning 3-2 win over New England Revolution in Saturday’s MLS action.
A first-half double from Kei Kamara had Revolution cruising at Stade Saputo before Michael Salazar pulled a goal back just before the break.
Belize international Salazar began where he left off with a goal three minutes into the second half, before Revolution goalkeeper Brad Knighton chopped down Ignacio Piatti in the box.
Piatti stood up and converted the resulting spot-kick – his 10th strike of the season – which proved to be the winner for Montreal in a five-goal thriller.
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The win sees Impact move up to second in the Eastern Conference on 24 points, two behind leaders Philadelphia Union who suffered a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to Houston Dynamo.
Union goalkeeper Andre Blake was in stunning form for the visitors, making several crucial saves to keep Dynamo out throughout the contest.
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However, the East leaders were reduced to 10 men late on when Joshua Yaro received a second yellow, before Cristian Maidana curled in a free-kick to win the game in the 95th minute.
In the day’s other match, Toronto FC and Seattle Sounders played out a 1-1 draw at BMO Field.
Promising 20-year-old Jordan Hamilton put Toronto ahead on the hour-mark after Sebastian Giovinco’s shot was saved, but their lead lasted less than 60 seconds.
Jordan Morris struck right back for the away side, sealing a deserved point with a well-taken goal.
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