Atlanta United rallies late for 3-3 draw with Montreal

ATLANTA (AP) — Thiago Almada and Brooks Lennon scored late goals and Atlanta United rallied to earn a 3-3 draw with CF Montreal in MLS play on Saturday.

Trailing 3-1, Almada’s first career MLS goal came in the 85th minute. Lennon’s game-tying score came on a free kick two minutes into stoppage time and extended Atlanta’s home unbeaten streak to 10.

Josef Martinez staked Atlanta (2-1-1) to a 1-0 lead with a goal in the 6th minute. Montreal answered with three goals over a 15-minute span to take a 3-1 lead at halftime. Djordje Mihailovic pulled Montreal even in the 28th minute. Ismael Kone scored the go-ahead goal in the 37th and Romell Quioto capped the outburst with a goal five minutes later.

Montreal (0-3-1) outshot Atlanta 10-7 with a 6-4 edge in shots on goal.

Brad Guzan had three saves for Atlanta. Sebastian Breza made one save for Montreal.

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