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Ignacio Piatti scores first 2 MLS goals, Impact beat Crew 2-0

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MONTREAL — Recently acquired designated player Ignacio Piatti scored his first two MLS goals to help the Montreal Impact beat the Columbus Crew 2-0 on Saturday night.

PHOTO: Montreal Impact's Felipe Martins, right, and Columbus Crew's Wil Trapp battle for the ball during first half MLS soccer action in Montreal, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
Montreal Impact's Felipe Martins, right, and Columbus Crew's Wil Trapp battle for the ball during first half MLS soccer action in Montreal, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

The Argentine midfielder took a feed from Felipe Martins inside the Columbus area, deked Michael Parkhurst and drilled in a shot in the 40th minute. Piatti added another goal in extra time with a sliding shot on a loose ball.

The last-place Impact improved to 5-15-5.

Columbus dropped to 8-9-9. It won its previous two matches.

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