Sports Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scores to help NYC beat Montreal 1-0
CF Montréal's offence dries up in 1-0 road loss to New York City FC
In a wild game last Saturday, CF Montréal needed five goals to defeat a pesky FC Cincinnati squad. Four nights later, CFM couldn’t score even once. Ismael Tajouri-Shradi’s goal in the 29th minute proved to be the difference, as New York City FC ended a two-game losing skid with a 1-0 victory Wednesday night at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. The defeat ended CF Montréal’s six-game unbeaten streak, and the team’s record dropped to 6-4-4. CFM last lost on May 22. NYCFC improved to 6-5-2. It marked the second time in two weeks the teams met, CFM scoring a come-from-behind 2-1 victory on July 7.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Ismael Tajouri-Shradifrom goalkeeper Luis Barraza and New York City FC beat Montreal 1-0 on Wednesday night to end a two-game losing streak.
Tajouri-Shradi raced in from the right side to control Barraza's kick down the center of the field, beating defender Zorhan Bassong to the ball and chipping it over goalkeeper James Pantemis from the center of the box in the 29th minute.
Barraza made one save to help NYC improve to 6-5-2.
Montreal entered the night on a six-game unbeaten run with four wins and two draws.
Montreal dropped to 6-4-4.
“We were undefeated in our last six games. We never want to lose, but all credit to New York. It’s a good team," said Montreal's Joel waterman.
"I’m proud of the way we fought. I thought our possession was good. In some way we were a little bit naive on the ball. It’s a shame that we gave away that goal and that it was the decider.”
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The Associated Press
CF Montréal manager Wilfried Nancy not concerned by sporadic offensive production .
One week after exploding for a season-high five goals against FC Cincinnati, would it be premature to suggest CF Montréal’s offensive shortcomings have again come to the surface? When CFM was blanked, 1-0, by New York City FC last Wednesday night, it marked the fifth time in 14 games this season the Canadian side has been shut out. At least some of that damage has been minimized, considering two of those matches ended in 0-0 draws. “This is what When CFM was blanked, 1-0, by New York City FC last Wednesday night, it marked the fifth time in 14 games this season the Canadian side has been shut out.