The Montreal Impact suffered home defeat at the hands of Toronto FC. Sebastian Giovinco's brace and Jozy Altidore's effort ensured the visitors seal three points at the Stade Saputo last weekend. Toronto FC continues to steer the ship in the Eastern Conference with fifty-six points, while the Montreal Impact is seventh with thirty-six points. Here's the Match Report between both teams.

Montreal Impact outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Evan Bush (6.3). Defenders - Chris Duvall (six), Víctor Cabrera (six), Laurent Ciman (6.1), and Daniel Lovitz (6.3). Midfielder - Patrice Bernier (6.5), Samuel Piette (6.5), and Blerim Dzemaili (6.6).

Forward - Michael Salazar (6.1), Matteo Mancosu (six), and Ignacio Piatti (7.2). Used substitutes - Andrés Romero (six), Anthony Jackson-Hamel (5.1), and Dominic Oduro (5.5).

Team's strengths and weaknesses: The Montreal Impact was solid at setting up goal-bound chances from set pieces, and they were good at creating goal-scoring opportunities from long-range attempts. The Impact stole the ball often from Toronto players but was caught offside most times.

Team style of play in the match: The Montreal Impact favored long-range shots, crossing the balls from the flanks, and they dominated more in Toronto's half. The hosts launched attacks down the right side.

Toronto FC outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Alexander Bono (6.2). Defenders - Nicolas Hasler (6.3), Chris Mavinga (6.2), Drew Moor (6.9), Eriq Zavaleta (6.2), and Justin Morrow (6.8).

Midfielder - Víctor Vázquez (6.5), Michael Bradley (6.6), and Marco Delgado (7.0). Forward - Sebastian Giovinco (8.9), and Jozy Altidore (7.5). Used substitutes - Tosaint Ricketts (6.1), Jonathan Osorio (5.5), and Steven Beitashour (6.5).

Team's strengths and weaknesses: Toronto FC was fantastic at setting up goal-scoring chances from set pieces and were good at creating goal-bound opportunities from the sides. Toronto was effective at converting goal-scoring chances. However, the visitors gave away several free kicks around their half.

Team style of play in the match: Toronto FC dominated possession at some point, and they mostly attacked through the middle and favored long-range strikes.

Who's the man of the match?

Undoubtedly, Toronto FC striker Sebastian Giovinco was outstanding in the match. Giovinco scored twice and made one successful key pass. He completed a total of forty touches in the encounter. He's indeed in superb form.

What's next for the both teams?

The Montreal Impact will be looking to bounce back when they play host to the in-form Chicago Fire on Saturday, September 2. A week later, Toronto FC will slog it out with the San Jose Earthquakes in front of their home crowd.