Impact midfielder Ignacio Piatti named MLS player of the week

Montreal Impact midfielder Ignacio Piatti (Paul Chiasson/CP)

NEW YORK – Montreal midfielder Ignacio Piatti was named Major League Soccer player of the week on Tuesday after leading the Impact to a pair of victories.

Piatti scored two goals in Montreal’s 3-0 win over the Chicago Fire and added another brace in a 3-1 over Real Salt Lake.

The Argentine has 14 goals and four assists this season.

Montreal (10-8-6) has won four games in a row and is sixth in the Eastern Conference standings with 36 points.

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