Club America have taken the lead in the CONCACAF Champions League final against Montreal Impact for the first time in the two games so far.
(Video) Goal: Montreal Impact 1 (2) – (2) 1 Club America – Benedetto wonder-goal pulls Mexicans level
(Video) Goal: Montreal Impact 1 (2) – (1) 0 Club America – Canadians 45 minutes from the the title
Montreal Impact vs Club America – Champions League Final preview: Canadians aim to become first MLS side to win the trophy
Romero had put the Canadians ahead in the first half, but America’s second goal in 14 minutes has turned the game on its head.
This time Mexico international Oribe Peralta was the scorer, heading home a Darwin Quintero cross.
Quintero had endured a shocking game until his assist, with lots of calls on social media for him to be taken off.
Montreal are reeling and at this stage it looks unlikely that they’ll be able recover and get themselves back in the game.
The winner of this tournament will progress to the FIFA World Club Cup in Japan. No MLS side has ever qualified for the competition. Montreal are currently last in the MLS, America are 7th in the Liga MX.