Wanyama impresses in the MLS
Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama scored and was named man of the match as Montreal Impact beat DC United 3-2 on Sunday to make it to the Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs on the final day of the regular season.
La marque est égale grâce a @VictorWanyama.
Wanyama rips one into the top corner to tie things up.
— Impact de Montréal (@impactmontreal) November 8, 2020
The win ensured Montreal Impact finish ninth with 26 points and book a date against New England Revolution in the play-off on November 21. Wanyama thumped home a powerful header on 74 minutes to make it 2-2. Romel Quiotto then scored the winner on 88 minutes to hand Montreal victory and a place in the play-off.
A lion's performance 🦁
1⃣ but marqué et 7⃣ récupérations pour @VictorWanyama. Getting it done on both ends of the pitch 😤
Le lion est votre Joueur du match @Videotron 👏
— Impact de Montréal (@impactmontreal) November 9, 2020
Donovan Pines had given DC United the lead in the ninth minute before former Barcelona midfielder Bojan Krkic equalized for Impact four minutes later. Ola Kamara then made it 2-1 for DC on 33 minutes before Wanyama’s thumping header made it 2-2.
Wanyama is now expected to link up with Harambee Stars in Nairobi on Tuesday ahead of the Wednesday 11 November AFCON 2021 Qualifier against Comoros at Nyayo National Stadium.
The return tie will be played in Moroni on Sunday 15 November. Comoros currently leads Group G of the qualifiers with four points while Kenya is second with two points.