Major League Soccer

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FC CincinnatiFCC
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MontrealMTL
A. Cruz  7' 1-0 
F. Alashe  62' 2-0 
 2-1O. Okwonkwo  75'
FCCA. Cruz  7' 1-0
FCCF. Alashe  62' 2-0
MTLO. Okwonkwo  75' 2-1
HT: 1-0
Nippert Stadium (Attendance: 26,258)
Referee: Joe Dickerson
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FC Cincinnati ends drought, beating Montreal Impact 2-1

CINCINNATI (AP) Allan Cruz and Fatai Alashe scored Saturday to help expansion FC Cincinnati end a five-game losing streak in interim coach Yoann Damet's debut, a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact.

Cruz broke FC Cincinnati's 528-minute scoreless drought when he opened the scoring in the seventh minute. Darren Mattocks sent in a cross from the left and Cruz converted off the underside of the crossbar. The scoreless stretch was the sixth longest in MLS history.

Alashe made it 2-0 for FC Cincinnati (3-7-2) in the 62nd minute, tucking it home from the top of the 18-yard box to finish a counterattack. Orji Okwonkwo scored in the 75th minute for the Impact (6-5-2).

The 29-year-old Damet was already the youngest assistant coach in MLS before assuming head coaching duties after the dismissal of Alan Koch on Tuesday.

Updated May 11, 2019

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