Mihailovic, Johnston score as Montreal tops Charlotte 2-0

  • Charlotte FC defender Jaylin Lindsey, left, blocks a shot by CF Montréal midfielder Lassi Lappalainen during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    Charlotte FC defender Jaylin Lindsey, left, blocks a shot by CF Montréal midfielder Lassi Lappalainen during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston celebrates his goal against Charlotte FC during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston celebrates his goal against Charlotte FC during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal forward Kei Kamara (23) heads the ball between Charlotte FC defender Guzmán Corujo, right, and Kamil Jozwiak during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    CF Montréal forward Kei Kamara (23) heads the ball between Charlotte FC defender Guzmán Corujo, right, and Kamil Jozwiak during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston watches his goal against Charlotte FC during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston watches his goal against Charlotte FC during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

  • Charlotte FC midfielder Benjamin Bender, left, kicks the ball as CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston looks on during the first half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    Charlotte FC midfielder Benjamin Bender, left, kicks the ball as CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston looks on during the first half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal celebrates after a goal by Alistair Johnston during the second half of an MLS soccer match against Charlotte FC on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    CF Montréal celebrates after a goal by Alistair Johnston during the second half of an MLS soccer match against Charlotte FC on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

  • Charlotte FC midfielder Jordy Alcívar, left, and CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston argue during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    Charlotte FC midfielder Jordy Alcívar, left, and CF Montréal defender Alistair Johnston argue during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal forward Kei Kamara and Charlotte FC defender Guzmán Corujo, left, vie for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    CF Montréal forward Kei Kamara and Charlotte FC defender Guzmán Corujo, left, vie for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal defender Kamal Miller, right, kicks the ball away from Charlotte FC's Andre Shinyashiki during the first half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    CF Montréal defender Kamal Miller, right, kicks the ball away from Charlotte FC's Andre Shinyashiki during the first half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

  • CF Montréal goalkeeper Sebastian Breza, right, blocks a shot by Charlotte FC forward Karol Świderski during the first half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.

    CF Montréal goalkeeper Sebastian Breza, right, blocks a shot by Charlotte FC forward Karol Świderski during the first half of an MLS soccer match on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 5/14/2022 8:50 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Djordje Mihailovic scored just before halftime, Alistair Johnston added a second-half goal and CF Montreal blanked Charlotte FC 2-0 in MLS action on Saturday.

Sebastian Breza stopped both shots he faced for Montreal (6-3-2). Mihailovic's goal came in the 45th minute with an assist from Romell Quioto. Johnston had his kick deflect off the far post and into the net in the 67th minute.

 

Charlotte (4-7-1) had a 14-11 edge in shots, but Montreal had a 4-2 advantage in shots on goal.

Kristijan Kahlina had two saves for Charlotte.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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