CHESTER, Pa. – Jamiro Monteiro and Sergio Santos scored in a nine-minute span and the Philadelphia Union beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Sunday night.
Monteiro took a well-placed lead pass from Ilsinho on the right side and just beat the keeper on the near post in the 39th minute. Santos — also set up by Ilsinho — took a cross and tapped it in a largely untended net.
Amar Sejdic got Montreal on the board at the 65th minute.
With the win, Philadelphia (10-3-4) trails Eastern Conference-leading Toronto by three points. The Impact (6-9-2) are in eighth place in the East.
Earlier tonight, Toronto FC won its fifth consecutive game with a 1-0 victory over FC Cincinnati. Toronto clinched a playoff berth thanks to their victory.