The Argentine scored seven goals and added one assist in August, leading the Impact to an impressive 4-1-0 record in the month while scoring a goal in every match. Piatti is tied for fourth in the Golden Boot race with 15 goals. Montreal sits seventh in the Eastern Conference standings (36 points, 10-9-6 overall record) and trail Atlanta United by goal difference for the final spot above the playoff line.
The veteran midfielder scored a brace in a 3-0 victory over Chicago Fire on July 16, putting the Impact on the board in the sixth minute with a cheeky chip over goalkeeper Matt Lampson (Watch Goal) before finding the far post with a perfectly placed long range shot to give Montreal a 3-0 lead in the 38th minute (Watch Goal).
Piatti capped his month with a brace in Montreal’s 3-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on August 19, opening the match with a first time finish past goalkeeper Nick Rimando in the 11th minute (Watch Goal). The Impact took a 2-1 lead in the 29th minute on Piatti’s shot from the left side of the box to complete his second multi-goal performance of the month (Watch Goal). Piatti also added a stoppage time goal in a 3-1 loss to Toronto FC on August 27. ( Watch Goal)
The Montreal Impact next take on the Chicago Fire at Stade Saputo on Saturday, September 2 (7 p.m. ET, TVAS).