After a mixed first-half performance caused the Bleu-blanc-noir to trail Columbus Crew SC by two goals at the break this past Saturday evening at Stade Saputo, a buoyant show allowed the team to come back in the game, thanks to goals by Piatti and Jackson. But the tendency we have seen across MLS this year struck once again, and the result was decided in injury time: Justin Meram completed his hat trick to inflict a home loss to the Impact. And despite the result, we witnessed some positive performances on the Stade Saputo pitch. Here are your weekly advanced stats.
1 goal, 5 shots, 66 touches, 21 completed passes, including 12 in the final third, for a 70% success rate, 2 chances created, 1 cross completed, 4 dribbles completed, 10 duels won, 1 tackle completed, 9 recoveries.
1 goal, 1 shot, 6 touches, 3 completed passes, including 1 in the final third, for a 75% success rate, 1 recovery.
4 shots, 70 touches, 30 completed passes, including 10 in the final third, for a 79% success rate, 4 chances created, 5 crosses completed, 1 dribble completed, 7 duels won, 2 tackles completed, 1 interception, 3 recoveries.
2 shots, 85 touches, 39 completed passes, including 9 in the final third, for an 83% success rate, 1 chance created, 1 cross completed, 2 dribbles completed, 7 duels won, 2 tackles completed, 1 clearance, 6 recoveries.
91 touches, 65 completed passes, including 15 in the final third, for an 80% success rate, 2 duels won, 2 tackles completed, 2 interceptions, 2 clearances, 10 recoveries.