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It is easy to play with Drogba, he does everything - Montreal Impact midfielder Piatti

Montreal Impact's Ignacio Piatti admits it is not difficult playing alongside Didier Drogba.


The former Chelsea star scored a hat-trick in his first MLS start in last weekend's 4-3 win over Chicago Fire, prompting high praise from fellow Designated Player Piatti, whose free-kick was converted by the veteran for his second goal.

"It's the same as last year with Marco Di Vaio," Piatti said.

"I gave him the ball, and right now, for me, it's good, it's easier to find [Drogba]. He does everything."

Drogba's treble fired the Impact into the Easter Conference's top six and once they have a full compliment of players, including Laurent Ciman, Ambroise Oyogo and Johan Venegas, the Canadian outfit are capable of kicking on and winning the MLS Cup according to Piatti.

"Now, I think that, when Laurent Ciman, Oyogo and Venegas are back, this is a very, very good team.

"We have to keep going to enter the playoffs. I think that, if we're all together, we can win MLS."

Andrew Slevison
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