CF Montreal's Kwadwo Opoku jumps for the ball during the...

CF Montreal's Kwadwo Opoku jumps for the ball during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against FC Cincinnati on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, in Montreal. Credit: AP/Graham Hughes

MONTREAL — Luciano Acosta scored on a penalty kick in second-half stoppage time and league-leader Cincinnati tied Montreal 1-1 on Wednesday night.

Cincinnati (17-4-8) is 7-3-11 in its last 20 road matches. Montreal (11-14-4) is 2-4-3 in its last nine home matches in all competitions.

Acosta went right down the middle for his PK. The foul was committed by goalkeeper Jonathan Sirois on Dominique Badji.

Kwadwo Opoku sent in a shot from distance for Montreal in the 53rd minute.

Cincinnati returns home to host Charlotte FC on Saturday. Montreal travels to play Atlanta United on Saturday.

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