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Montreal Impact 2-1 Vancouver Whitecaps: Urruti boosts play-off chances

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Montreal Impact 2-1 Vancouver Whitecaps: Urruti boosts play-off chances

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A win over the Vancouver Whitecaps boosted Montreal Impact's MLS play-off chances.

Montreal Impact climbed into seventh in the Eastern Conference thanks to a 2-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps in MLS on Wednesday.

Maximiliano Urruti's 37th-minute goal proved to be the match-winner at Stade Saputo in Quebec, boosting Montreal's play-off chances.

Vancouver, bottom of the Western Conference, had taken the lead through Yordy Reyna in the 17th minute.

Reyna had a chance to double the Whitecaps' lead eight minutes later, but he saw his penalty pushed away by Montreal goalkeeper Evan Bush.

Instead, a Doneil Henry own goal brought Wilmer Cabrera's Montreal level in the 35th minute before Urruti's goal.

Urruti took down a cross at the back post before firing past Whitecaps goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau from inside the area.

Montreal are seventh in the Eastern Conference but level on points with eight-placed Toronto, who have played two fewer games.

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