SEATTLE, Washington – CF Montréal overcame a one-goal deficit to defeat Seattle Sounders FC 2-1 on Wednesday night at Lumen Field.
An early goal in the third minute of the game by Jordan Morris initially gave the Sounders the lead, but forward Mason Toye, a first-time starter since August 14, 2021, scored a brace (18', 62') to give Montreal the three points. Forward Kei Kamara collected an assist on both goals.
Montreal picked up its fourth road win of the season, tying an MLS Club record, and moved into first place in the Eastern Conference with 29 points.
For Seattle, it was the team’s first loss at Lumen Field since April 16.
CF Montréal will conclude its West Coast trip by visiting the LA Galaxy this Monday, July 4 at 10:30pm at Dignity Health Sports Park (TVA Sports, TSN, 91.9 Sports, TSN 690).
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-Goalkeeper Sebastian Breza played in his 25th MLS match.
-Kamara played the 375th game of his MLS career. He becomes the ninth player to reach that milestone in league history.
“I liked the attitude of the players tonight. I'm not surprised. It was up to us to play a good game. We struggled a little bit, but we pulled through the end. The guys were very good offensively and defensively. We wanted to put in a good performance tonight that would give us a chance to win, and we did that. The goal is always to respect our style of play.”
“Seattle is a great side. We came here with a lot of respect for them. But we also wanted to show them that we are a group of guys that don’t back down against anyone. Yes, the game ebbed and flowed. But we were able to take advantage of those shifts. We were able to shut them down in the last 15 minutes. This victory in Seattle is one I am going to remember for a while.”
“Three points in Seattle is very hard to achieve in this league and we did it. Unbelievable team effort. The defenders were the men of the match. My main focus is to improve all aspects of my game as a soccer player.”