Rudy Camacho did everything for his club on Wednesday night. He scored. He guarded the furniture. And CF Montreal 1-1 draw with Orlando City SC, Florida.
Bleu-Blanc-Noir leaves the Florida heat in the East with a crucial point in the playoff race. He finished 6th and got a rankE Position with 42 points.
And he can thank his brave central defender. It made Orlando as slow as possible, frustrating ahead all evening.
Camacho became Man of the Match for Montreal after the first half in his zone. But now it is at 52E The minute he pulls his head out to equalize the score. Djordje Mihailovic, corner, got his 15thE The decisive pass of the season.
Camacho commented after the meeting that “we worked on set pieces” during training. “We know this place is at the nearest post. Djordje said it very well. I arrived at the right time, it was exactly, that’s exactly what we wanted to do.”
Mikhailovic said with a smile, “Before the start of the season, I need 10 assists and 5 goals. If I score another goal, I’m happy.”
“My role on the team is very simple,” he continues. […] I like passing passes better than making goals, but I have to start shooting more often. ”
This equality is the result of a brilliant change from Wilfried Nancy. At the start of the game the coach lined up three midfielders. But the trio of Matko Miljivic, Joaquin Torres and Jorge Mihailovic struggled to win in front of Orlando’s tough defense.
Coach Wilfried Nancy revealed via videoconference that this was a “plan”.
Playing only with midfielders and planning to gain control. […] Before the match, I planned a sunset with my staff [Ibrahim] The first half comes home to take advantage of the work.
Wilfried Nancy, CF Montreal Head Coach
So Ibrahim was in Miljivik’s place at half time. From 46E Minute, the attacker by Peruvian goalkeeper Pedro Galసీi steals a specific target.
“Sunusi’s entry did not improve the team. The difference is that we were able to find Jordanje and Mathews. [Choinière] In the fields. That’s why we were able to settle down and put them in danger, and then be able to do sunsi races deeper. ”
When Chris Mర్ller was 1-0 at 45E, On a good cross from Ruwan from deep right, he still confirmed the first period trend. Orlando attempted eight shots against zero for Montreal.
“I’m looking at my clock at a time, we’m at 25 minutes and we’m taking the breeze,” Nancy said. We could not break their speed. ”
“Hats off to the boys. In the second half, they came out big.”
Camacho, the new general?
Orlando continued to win the second period. Apparently, the Lions wanted to avenge this tough 4-2 loss they suffered on their last visit to Montreal on 15 September.
Camacho again imposed himself to prevent them. At 76E, He raised his leg in the middle of the penalty area to prevent the Floridians from taking the lead.
“Rudy played a lot of good games, he was very good this year,” Nancy said. He brings us his composure with the ball. I ask him things that are not easy. ”
“He also brings us back his leadership. He is the one who guides the other players around him to go as high as possible.”
Camacho was satisfied with the work of his defensive body.
“Whether it was me or the whole team, we played a big defensive game,” the central defender said. In defense, we did our job. ”
“Since the start of the season, we have shown our character. […] The coach worries everyone. The state of mind is excellent. We will fight as long as possible and we will continue to do so. ”
Rommel Quito, Victor Vanyama and Lassi Lappalinen did not attend the meeting and were injured. Defender Joel Waterman was replaced by the suspended Alja K “Kiki” Struna after yellow cards accumulated.
CF Montreal beat DC United in the standings, losing 3-2 to New England on Wednesday night. Atlanta United attracted New York City FC, just one point ahead of fifth-placed Montreal.
The Wilfried Nancy men will now face Toronto FC in the Canadian metropolis at 7:30 pm on Saturday and will meet Orlando again last season on November 7 at Saputo Stadium.