Marco Di Vaio continues his scoring streak and leads the charge for a 5-0 crushing win over the Houston Dynamo. With a 2-goal lead at half-time, the Montreal Impact never stopped scoring as the whole team was in sync. for 90 minutes. A sold-out Stade Saputo cheered for Les Bleus de Montreal coached by Mauro Biello, as Marco Schallibaum was serving a match suspension with still one to go.
As per usual, the Impact start with the strong intentions to score a goal early. Wtihin the first 15-20 minutes multiple quick attacks were on the menu for the Impact. Houston was able to hold off and it was the visitors that had the first big chance.Bruin had the chance to give the lead but his lob and subsequent scramble in the box could not find the back of the net
Justin Mapp wakes up the sleeping giant that was the Impact. In typical Mappillon manner, Mapp cuts through the middle and finds his way to the outside of the box, he curls a powerful shot that hits the crossbar.A few minutes later, Di Vaio takes some inspiration but this time, the Italian striker goes inside the box and dekes the defender. The Cannoniere curls a gorgeous shot with his left foot and beats Tally Hall.
The impact's second goal involved Mapp again who crosses precisely, across the box, to Felipe. The Brazilian calmly controls the ball and curls a shot towards the back post of a diving Hall. Once again, the Impact show talent,speed and technical skills to score that goal.
The infamous and treacherous 2-goal lead did not scare Montreal, on the contrary. In the second half, Bernardello delivers a corner kick that deflects off Moffat on the path of Brovsky. The Jebi Knight makes sure to tap in the ball into the net, only fleets away from the line
Nothing better than a 3-goal lead to tweak the counter attack and the Impact did that. Bernier beats the offside trap of a poor Dynamo defense and run towards Hall. Unselfishly, he passes the ball for Di Vaio for an easy tap in.
Pisanu scores his first goal in MLS,the Impact's 5th and final goal of the game. Felipe distinguishes himself with yet another pass ,boding well for the Brazilian's form.
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MTL - Troy Perkins; Jeb Brovsky, Matteo Ferrari, Alessandro Nesta, Hassoun Camara; Justin Mapp, Patrice Bernier(C), Hernan Bernardello, Andres Romero; Felipe Martins, Marco Di Vaio.
Substitutes: Evan Bush, Adrian Lopez, Collen Warner, Davy Arnaud, Sanna Nyassi, Andrea Pisanu, Daniele Paponi
DC - Tally Hall - Corey Ashe, Jermaine Taylor, Bobby Boswell, Kofi Sarkodie - Brad Davis, Boniek Garcia, Adam Moffat, Andrew Driver - Will Bruin , Giles Barnes
Substitutes: Eric Marscheider, Eric Brunner, Warrean Creavalle, Alexander Lopez, Brian Ching, Jason Johnson, Cam Weaver