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MONTREAL – Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba was named MLS Player of the Month for September, following a fan vote at MLSsoccer.com.

In September, Drogba recorded seven goals, including two game-winning goals, and one assist in five starts.

He helped the Bleu-blanc-noir establish a new MLS club record six-game unbeaten streak (4-0-2).

After his first full month in MLS, Drogba was named MLS Player of the Week on two occasions, was named to the MLSSoccer.com Team of the Week three times and won the MLS AT&T Goal of the Week twice. He was also selected as the Videotron mobile Player of the Game four times.

Drogba became the first player in league history to record a hat trick in his first start in MLS, in a 4-3 win over the Chicago Fire on September 5.

The Impact will embark on a four-game series on the road, starting this Saturday in Orlando at 7:30pm at the Citrus Bowl (TVA Sports, CJAD 800). The Impact will play its final home game of the season on Sunday, October 25 at 5pm in a derby against Toronto FC.