CF Montréal add to road win total by beating Dynamo

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CFM extends its unbeaten streak to 6 video games and strikes into second place within the Jap Convention.

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Lassi Lappalainen’s aim within the 69th minute was the distinction as CF Montréal defeated the host Houston Dynamo 3-2 on Saturday evening.

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CFM (13-8-4, 43 factors) prolonged its unbeaten streak to 6 video games. It moved into second place within the Jap Convention, a degree forward of NYCFC, which misplaced at Inter Miami CF on Saturday. Montreal’s seven highway wins are tied for essentially the most within the Jap Convention.

In the meantime, Houston (7-14-4, 25 factors) has misplaced 4 straight matches.

Lappalainen’s second aim of the season broke a 2-2 tie. After receiving a go from Joaquin Torres on the left facet of the field, the Finnish midfielder used just a few deft strikes to bop round a Houston defender, after which he whipped in a right-footed shot that curved round one other defender earlier than settling into the again of the online — out of attain for Houston goalkeeper Steve Clark’s dive.

It was Lappalainen’s first aim since March 5, and he additionally has 5 assists this season.

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Houston began the scoring within the twelfth minute on a strike from Sebastian Ferreira.

Montreal then pulled forward after targets from Romell Quioto and Alistar Johnston.

Quioto’s rating was a penalty kick within the fifteenth minute and was his twelfth aim of the season.

The Dynamo then evened the scoring within the thirty sixth minute on a rating from Daniel Steres.

CF Montréal had an opportunity to pull-ahead earlier than Lappalainen’s heroics, although. The referee pointed to the penalty spot once more late within the first half following a Houston handball within the field. It withstood a evaluate, however Quioto misfired on his second try from the penalty space, skyrocketing the ball over the crossbar.

Ferreira had an opportunity at a second aim within the second half, however his try bounced off the woodwork.

The bodily match noticed 5 yellow playing cards handed out.

Montreal outshot Houston 15-7 and put seven of its photographs on-frame.

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