For the fourth time in a row, at least one CF Montreal player is in the Major League Soccer (MLS) XI, as defender Alistair Johnston is part of the team of the week, according to the league Monday.
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The Canadian was the lone scorer for his team in a 1-0 win over the New England Revolution on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. The Canadian accepted the pass from Romell Quioto on a climb in the opposing zone to push the ball past goalkeeper Djordje Petrovic in the 72nd minute.
For the previous period, covering CF’s 3-2 victory over the Chicago Fire on Tuesday, MLS also rewarded Kei Kamara (eleven par excellence) and Ismaël Koné (bench) by naming them for its symbolic team. For their part, Victor Wanyama – after the 2-2 draw against the Columbus Crew on September 9 – as well as Djordje Mihailovic and Kamara – following the 4-3 triumph against Toronto FC on September 4 – had previously entitled to such distinction.
Head coach Wilfried Nancy’s men can finish no lower than second in the Eastern Conference. They will host DC United at Stade Saputo on October 1, before visiting Inter Miami CF to conclude the regular schedule eight days later.