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Montreal Impact End Skid against Inter Miami CF

October 17, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Montreal Impact News Release

HARRISON, New Jersey - The Montreal Impact won 2-1 against Inter Miami CF, Saturday at Red Bull Arena. Montreal took an early lead thanks to Bojan, at the 6th minute. Then Break Shea levelled the score in the 33rd minute, but Maxi Urruti burried the game-winning goal at the 80th minute. The Impact will play its next match next Saturday, at 7:30pm EDT (TVA Sports, TSN, 98,5fm, TSN 690) against New York City FC, at Yankee Stadium.

GAME NOTES

With four games to play this season, the Impact is 8th in the Eastern Conference.

Goalkeeper James Pantemis got his first career MLS win.

Midfielder Bojan scored his 3rd goal in his last five matches.

Romell Quioto got his 60th start in MLS.

Defender Zachary Brault-Guillard got his 25th start with the Impact in MLS.

GOALS

MTL - Bojan 6'

MIA - Brek Shea (Leandro González Pirez) 33'

MTL - Maxi Urruti (Bojan, Romell Quioto) 80'

CAUTIONS

MIA - Ben Sweat 45'+1'

MIA - Leandro González Pirez 69'

MTL - Joel Waterman 90'+4'

LINEUPS

MTL - Gk-James Pantemis; D-Jorge Corrales, Joel Waterman, Rudy Camacho, Zachary Brault-Guillard; M-Bojan (Shamit Shome 85'), Amar Sejdic, Victor Wanyama, Samuel Piette; F-Romell Quioto, Maxi Urruti (Ballou tabla 90'+1')

Subs not used: Jonathan Sirois, Karifa Yao, Tomas Giraldo, Anthony Jackson-Hamel, Mason Toye, Clément Bayiha

MIA - Gk-John McCarthy; D-Ben Sweat, Leandro González Pirez, Nicolás Figal, Dylan Nealis (Matías Pellegrini 82'); M-Victor Ulloa (Federico Higuaín 82'), Wil Trapp (Julián Carranza 71'), Blaise Matuidi; F-Lewis Morgan, Federico Higuaín, Brek Shea

Subs not used: Drake Callender, AJ Delagarza JR, Mikey Ambrose, Jay Chapman, Juan Agudelo, Robbie Robinson

THIERRY HENRY

"We wanted to respond, but mostly play a good game as a team. We put in place a plan to counter them well. Unfortunately, we allowed a goal on a mistake, but we kept our heads up. I'm really happy with the game of many players. We played really well as a team. James grew in the game through every minute. He made a mistake but did really good saves in the second half. This win is well deserved. The less you play games, the more they become must-win games. It was important to win this one."

JOEL WATERMAN

"Just realizing we came out slower in the last couple of games, it was our important for us to come out strong and play hard. I thought we played very well in the first half. As a player I try to stay ready until I get the call to play. This one was against Gonzalo, someone I watched play a lot. But for us it's about staying compact in the back. That was a massive result for us before going back home and rejuvenate. Hopefully we can continue on this road next week."

BOJAN

"It's was important for the team. We needed that win. We have a good team and good players. I know what I can do and I feel confident with my team and the staff. I enjoy being on the field and playing football."


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