MLS: Montreal 1, New England 0

Aug. 12, 2012 at 9:45 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Sanna Nyassi notched the only goal of the game in the 61st minute Sunday and the Montreal Impact won its third straight, 1-0 over New England.

Nyassi notched the goal after a reeling off a long run and launching a shot that found the upper corner of the net.

Goalkeeper Troy Perkins -- making his Impact debut after being acquired from Portland -- preserved the shutout with a key save on New England's Saer Sene in the 70th minute.

The victory gave expansion Montreal (10-13-3) hope as it pushes to make the Eastern Conference playoffs.

The Revolution (6-12-5), meanwhile, absorbed its fifth loss in six games.

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