Montreal Impact get important away goal in 1-1 draw against Club America

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By Rafael

Ignacio Piatti and Oribe Peralta were on the score-sheet as Montreal Impact earned a 1-1 draw at the Estadio Azteca in the first-leg of the CONCACAF Champions League Final on Wednesday.

The Impact came into this game as the first Canadian team to reach the final of a CONCACAF club tournament, and made it count after only 16 minutes.

Ignacio Piatti received the ball inside the box and hammered towards Moises Munoz’s near post to give the Impact a surprise lead at the Azteca.

But in the closing seconds of the second-half, Oribe Peralta equalized off a Rubens Sambueza cross to salvage the draw for the Mexican-side.

The Canadians took home an important away goal ahead of the second-leg to be played at the Montreal Olympic Stadium on April 29 and only need a goalless draw to win the trophy.

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About Rafael Diaz

Fan of good futbol. Rafa runs Mexicanfut.com when he is not busy watching Arsenal drop points away to Stoke.