By Associated Press
August 19, 2017

A roundup of Saturday evening's MLS action.

Montreal 3, Real Salt Lake 1

MONTREAL (AP) — Ignacio Piatti scored twice for the second straight game and the Montreal Impact beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Saturday night for their fourth victory in a row.

Piatti has 14 goals this season, scoring in four consecutive games.

Anthony Jackson-Hamel also scored for Montreal (10-8-6).

Luis Silva scored for Real Salt Lake (8-13-5), ending Evan Bush's shutout streak at 284 minutes.

Following 3-0 victories over Philadelphia and Chicago, the Impact have scored three goals in a franchise-record three consecutive games. Montreal also has won seven of its last eight home games.

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Piatti opened the scoring in the 11th minute off a 2-on-1 with Blerim Dzemaili. Piatti struck again in the 29th, just three minutes after Real Salt Lake tied it. Piatti danced his way around defender Tony Beltran's slide tackle in the box and fired a left-footed shot into the far corner from a difficult angle.

Jackson-Hamel scored in the 47th minute.

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Orlando City 1, Columbus 1

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Giles Barnes scored in the 67th minute and Orlando City tied the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Saturday night to keep its slim playoff hopes alive.

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Cristian Higuita set up Barnes for an angled shot that ricocheted off both posts and into the net.

Lalas Abubakar scored his first goal of the season off a set piece in the 35th minute for Columbus (11-12-3). The goal was set up off a free kick to the right of the box near the sideline after a foul on Toia.

Playing without suspended star Kaka, Orlando City (8-10-7) has just two wins in its last 18 regular-season games.

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Toronto 3, Chicago 1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Nicolas Hasler scored his first goal of the season off a header to give Toronto FC the lead for good in a 3-1 victory over Chicago on Saturday night that ended the Fire's 11-game home unbeaten streak.

MLS-leading Toronto (14-3-8) is undefeated in seven games. Chicago (12-8-5) has lost three straight and has just one win in its last seven.

Hasler broke a tie in the 63rd minute, and Sebastian Giovinco capped the scoring in the 90th with his 12th goal of the season.

David Accam tied at 1 for Chicago off a rebound in the 54th.

Marco Delgado opened the scoring for Toronto in the 14th. Delgado punched in short kick ball after goalkeeper Matt Lampson failed to gather a save on Hasler's shot from the center of the box.

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