Waterman nets pivotal goal as Montreal defeats Crew 2-1

  • CF Montreal's Gabriele Corbo, top, heads the ball away from Columbus Crew's Derick Etienne during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio.

    CF Montreal's Gabriele Corbo, top, heads the ball away from Columbus Crew's Derick Etienne during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. Associated Press

  • Columbus Crew's Luis Diaz, left, tries to take a shot past CF Montreal's Mathieu Choiniere, center, and Joel Waterman during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio.

    Columbus Crew's Luis Diaz, left, tries to take a shot past CF Montreal's Mathieu Choiniere, center, and Joel Waterman during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. Associated Press

  • Columbus Crew's Derick Etienne, right, dribbles the ball around CF Montreal's Gabriele Corbo during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio.

    Columbus Crew's Derick Etienne, right, dribbles the ball around CF Montreal's Gabriele Corbo during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. Associated Press

  • Columbus Crew's Luis Diaz, left, passes the ball past CF Montreal's Mathieu Choiniere during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio.

    Columbus Crew's Luis Diaz, left, passes the ball past CF Montreal's Mathieu Choiniere during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. Associated Press

  • CF Montreal's Gabriele Corbo, front left, tries to steal the ball from Columbus Crew's Lucas Zelarayan during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio.

    CF Montreal's Gabriele Corbo, front left, tries to steal the ball from Columbus Crew's Lucas Zelarayan during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. Associated Press

  • Columbus Crew's Jonathan Mensah, right, tries to kick the ball past CF Montreal's Joaquin Torres during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio.

    Columbus Crew's Jonathan Mensah, right, tries to kick the ball past CF Montreal's Joaquin Torres during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. Associated Press

  • Security staff stand on the field during a weather delay in the second half of the MLS soccer match between CF Montreal and the Columbus Crew on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio.

    Security staff stand on the field during a weather delay in the second half of the MLS soccer match between CF Montreal and the Columbus Crew on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. Associated Press

  • Columbus Crew's Lucas Zelarayan, top right, celebrates his goal against CF Montreal with teammates during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio.

    Columbus Crew's Lucas Zelarayan, top right, celebrates his goal against CF Montreal with teammates during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 8/3/2022 10:25 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Joel Waterman scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time and Montreal beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Wednesday night.

Montreal (12-8-3) tied it at 1 in the 88th minute on a goal from Kei Kamara.

 

Lucas Zelarrayan scored for the Crew (7-6-9) in the 14th minute.

Sebastian Breza saved two of the three shots he faced for Montreal. Eloy Room saved four of the six shots he faced for the Crew.

Both teams next play Saturday. Montreal hosts Inter Miami and the Crew play New York City FC.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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