LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Saphir Taider’s objective off a deflection within the 31st minute gave the Montreal Affect a 1-Zero victory over D.C. United on Tuesday night time within the ultimate Group C match of the MLS is Again match.
Clement Diop stopped three photographs, together with two saves along with his ft, for his first shutout of the season.
The win offers the Affect an opportunity to advance as one of many 4 wild-card groups, whereas the United have been eradicated with a loss and two attracts. Montreal has three factors (one win, two losses) and a minus-one objective differential. It’s one among 5 squads with three factors, nevertheless it has a greater objective differential than two different groups.
Toronto FC and New England every have 5 factors, however Toronto wins the group on the premise of extra targets scored. New England will face Philadelphia within the spherical of 16 on Saturday, whereas Toronto will face one of many wild card groups on Sunday.
There are six extra group stage matches left to play to find out the remainder of the sector.
Taider scored his third objective up to now two video games with a rocket off his proper foot from 34 yards out. The shot deflected off the proper foot of DC’s Frederic Brillant and altered course, catching goalkeeper Invoice Hamid flat footed.
Montreal had an opportunity to double its lead within the 68th minute, however Maximiliano Urruti’s shot hit the left publish.
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