The most important number from Saturday’s game is 3, as the Impact earned all points from its victory over the Crew SC in Columbus, but there are some other interesting stats that can be taken away from the team’s win and the subsequent results.
Yes, a first victory on the road this season. It was also the first ever win in Columbus in six attempts and a first goal of the season for Canadian international Maxim Tissot.
Points per game achieved by the Montreal Impact over its first eight games, which is a tie for the third best result in the Eastern Conference and if prorated over the four games the team has in hand, the bleu-blanc-noir would be hovering around the fourth place in the standings.
The number of wins IMFC has accumulated so far this season (8GP), all coming over the team’s last five games. Last year, the club’s fourth victory came in game number 23… yikes.
Saves Evan Bush is averaging per game, first in the league. The Impact keeper also managed a 100th save for his career in MLS against the Crew SC last weekend, among them is this beauty on Waylon Francis :
Ignacio Piatti has tallied five points in his last five games: two goals and three assists. All three of his helpers set up the game-winner for his side, including this Andres Romero’s marker from the weekend :
Nacho now has a total of six points in nine regular season games (3G, 3A).
Points IMFC has accumulated in 2015, already half of the 28 points totaled from 2014 (34GP) in just eight games played.