Bojan shines as Impact finally gets into win column against Inter Miami

Ruben Hill
October 19, 2020

Especially against a team that was right behind you but it was very important to be able to win this game for obvious reasons: "The playoff run and because they were right behind us". The 30-year-old opened the scoring early and created Maxi Urruti's game-winning tap-in with 10 minutes remaining in the game.

The Impact kept the pressure on the Miami defense and in the 14th minute Romell Quioto off a counter-attack would get another great shot on goal but McCarthy was there to make the save.

"We just needed to win", Henry added.

"It's was important for the team", Krkic said.

"I don't know if this is our biggest win but we had it at heart to answer back", Henry said following the victory.

The goal gave confidence to the Canadian team that controlled the times well in the center of the field with the possession of the ball, but Inter Miami, immediately, also looked for the tie and with the Argentine forward Gonzalo HiguaĆ­n as the most risky player of their attack.

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It seemed to fizzle out at the 33rd minute Brek Shea would finally get Miami first shot on target and amusing enough it would deflect off James Pantemis who was starting the second consecutive game and into the back of the net to tie the game at one. The defeat ends a three-game unbeaten streak (2-0-1) for Miami. Montreal is in eighth place with 23 points, four points clear of 11th place Atlanta United and five up on Miami.

Miami was pushing hard for the equalizer but the night and the win belonged to the Montreal Impact who now with the win jump up to 8th place in the standings. Despite being 2-6-1 in that span, they are holding on to a playoff spot in the MLS Eastern Conference. Montreal began the game outside of a playoff position and were without defenders Rod Fanni and Luis Binks.

Montreal Impact hosted Inter Miami - in what was their first-ever meeting - at Red Bull Arena and it resulted in an encouraging outcome for Thierry Henry's side that had posted poor results in the last two matches.

"Obviously the fewer games you have, obviously, the more it will be a must-win. It was important to win this one".

"It happens but, this time, instead of reacting, we acted in the second half ... and we got a brilliant play to score the second goal". The team will square off against New York City FC next Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

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