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Alan Gordon finished Dominique Badji's low cross for the go-ahead goal in the 81st minute and the 10-man Colorado Rapids beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night.

Montreal remains 4 points behind final post-season spot with 2 games remaining

Alan Gordon scored the game-winning goal in the 81st minute to give the Colorado Rapids a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday evening. (@SportsCentre/Twitter)

Alan Gordon finished Dominique Badji's low cross for the go-ahead goal in the 81st minute and the 10-man Colorado Rapids beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night.

A tally in the 81st minute by Alan Gordon proved to be the difference in a tight 2-1 affair between the Colorado Rapids and Montreal Impact. 1:10

Referee Jorge Gonzalez, after video review, issued a straight red card to Rapids midfielder Jared Watts in the 12th minute for a studs-up challenge. Montreal lost the man advantage in the 32nd when Daniel Lovitz was sent off for a late knee.

Stefan Aigner gave the Rapids (8-18-5) the early lead in the third minute of first-half stoppage time with his first career MLS goal — a header from the middle of the box to finish Mekeil Williams' deep diagonal cross.

Matteo Mancosu's long-range blast into the top right corner tied it for Montreal (11-15-6) in the 62nd minute.

The Impact have lost three straight and seven of their last eight.

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