Romell Quioto scores twice, Montreal beats Atlanta 2-1
MONTREAL (AP) Romell Quioto scored twice and Montreal beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Saturday night.
Montreal (11-10-7) is fourth in the Eastern Conference as it fight for a playoff spot.
Jake Mulraney scored for Atlanta (10-9-9).
Halftime substitute Mulraney found space behind Montreal's back line and calmly placed the ball into the bottom right corner in the 48th minute.
Two minutes later, Quioto converted a chance and pulled Montreal level after a slew of missed opportunities.
Less than two minutes after that, Samuel Piette played a perfect ball into a streaking Joaquin Torres, who was brought down for a penalty. Quioto tucked it into the bottom right corner to give Montreal the lead.
Updated October 2, 2021