Giovinco scores twice, Toronto FC beats Montreal 3-1

              Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco, center, celebrates his second goal of the night against the Montreal Impact with teammates Jonathan Osorio, left, and Lucas Janson during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Sebastian Giovinco scored twice and defending MLS champion Toronto FC beat the Montreal Impact 3-1 on Saturday night to keep its slim playoff hopes alive.

Giovinco and Jonathan Osorio helped Toronto (7-12-6) build a 3-0 lead in the first 29 minutes.

Alejandro Silva scored in the 30th minute for Montreal.