Edu scores late, Philadelphia salvages a soggy 2-2 tie with Montreal

Montreal Gazette

CHESTER, Pa. — Maurice Edu punched home a rebound from in front of the Montreal goal in the 76th minute and the Philadelphia Union salvaged a soggy 2-2 draw with the Impact on Saturday night in a rainstorm.

After a Philadelphia corner kick, the ball bounced outside the box and Fabinho fired a shot that goalkeeper Evan Bush stopped but couldn’t control. Edu was able to settle the ball and strike home the tying goal.

Eric Ayuk Mbu gave Philadelphia (5-10-4) a 1-0 lead, one-timing a shot from the top of the penalty box in the eighth minute.

Montreal (5-6-3) tied it when Ignacio Piatti right-footed a shot from outside the box into the bottom right corner.

Former Union forward Jack McInerney put the short-handed Impact ahead just minutes after Patrice Bernier was sent off after getting a second yellow card. McInerney settled a pass from Andres Romero at the…

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