MLS Snapshot: Toronto FC 3-1 Montreal Impact


The game in 100 words (or less): I can do this in far fewer than 100 words: Just how they drew it up. Toronto FC signed Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco, and the trio was deadly at home against an in-form Montreal side. A goal for each. A win for Toronto.

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Three moments that mattered

19′ — Oyongo opens his account — The little Cameroonian took his first MLS goal with class, coming from the right to drill a low shot home for a 1-0 lead.

32′ — DP to DP to equalize — Look: Sebastian Giovinco and Michael Bradley are going to team up to score plenty in MLS, but Montreal simply can’t make it this easy. Giovinco cut back Laurent Ciman in an abusive way before laying a curling low pass into the path of Bradley, who smashed it past Evan Bush. Simple and splendid.

56′ — Bradley to Altidore– Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Michael Bradley teeing up a gorgeous long ball for Jozy Altidore, who takes a touch before hammering a ball home.

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Man of the match: It’s a bit of a tough call, but we’ll go with Giovinco. He’s an absolute wizard, and if he isn’t the Most Valuable Player — sorry Kei Kamara and Kaka — I’m not sure what this world is coming to…