MONTREAL – In an MLS Reserve League game, the Montreal Impact beat the Columbus Crew 3-0, Saturday afternoon at Stade Saputo
The Impact scored its two first goals of the game in a two-minute span. At the 20th minute, midfielder Andrea Pisanu opened the scoring following a rebound from a shot by forward Andrew Wenger.
Wenger then doubled the lead at the 22nd minute, when he went around Crew goalkeeper Daniel Withrow before scoring in an empty net.
Forward Blake Smith added the third goal for the Impact at the start of the second half, at the 48th minute, with a point blank shot at the 18-yard line that beat the goalkeeper to his left. It was his fifth goal of the season in MLS Reserve League play.
The Crew played the last 10 minutes of the game a man short after Kyle Hyland was ejected at the 86th minute with his second yellow of the game.
MTL – GK-Evan Bush (Samuel Dufort 46’); D-Karl W.Ouimette, Wandrille Lefèvre, Amine Meftouh, Maxim Tissot; M-Sanna Nyassi, Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé (Michael Bilak 46’), Paolo DelPiccolo, Blake Smith, Andrea Pisanu (Victor Ndiaye 46’); F-Andrew Wenger
CLB – GK-Daniel Withrow; D-John Schuman, Kevan George (Matt Dudon 63’), Drew Beckie, Kyle Hyland; M-Ben Speas, Konrad Warzycha, Matias Sanchez (Omar Mohammed 63’), Justin Meram (Lilango Job 73’); F-Ryan Finley, Aaron Schoenfeld (Aaron Horton 46’)
Sub not used : Justin Luthy
MTL – Pisanu 20’
MTL – Wenger 22’
MTL – Smith 48’
CLB – Hyland 69’
CLB – Job 86’
CLB – Hyland 84’ (second yellow)