Alejandro Silva scored two goals, Saphir Taider and Quincy Amarikwa each scored one goal and the Montreal Impact defeated the host Philadelphia Union 4-1 Saturday night at Talen Energy Stadium.
Ignacio Piatti added a pair of assists for the Impact.
The Impact (12-14-3, 39 points) climbed within one point of the Union (12-12-4, 40 points) for fifth place in the Eastern Conference.
Montreal earned just its third road win of the season and also registered its first win when the opposition scores first....
Sitting in the sixth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference of the MLS, the Montreal Impact needed a positive home result Saturday night against the New York Red Bulls.
They got just that with a 3-0 victory at Saputo Stadium, getting first-half goals from Rod Fanni and Bacary Sagna plus a clincher from Ignacio Piatti in second-half stoppage time.
The win could not have come at a better time for the Impact, who had only one victory in their previous six matches. Despite the lack of recent...