Defending-champion NYCFC scores early, defeats Montreal 3-1
MONTREAL (AP) Maximiliano Moralez and Heber scored goals in the first half and defending champion New York City FC went on to defeat CF Montreal 3-1 on Sunday in an Eastern Conference semifinal of the MLS Cup Playoffs.
No. 3-seed NYCFC advances to the conference finals against top-seeded Philadelphia Union on Sunday.
Moralez's goal in the 6th minute got NYCFC started and Heber made it 2-0 in the 3rd minute of first-half stoppage time, finishing off a breakaway with an assist from Santiago Rodriguez. (MORE)
|CF Montreal Leaders|
|CF Montreal Team Stats (Rank)|
|Goals Allowed:||4 (11)|
|Penalty Kick Goals:||0 (12)|
|Shots on Goal:||12 (15)|
|Yellow Cards:||4 (6)|
|Red Cards:||0 (4)|
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