While you were sleeping: Shapovalov's dreams flicker but Impact celebrate

While you were sleeping: Shapovalov's dreams flicker but Impact celebrate
While you were sleeping: Shapovalov's dreams flicker but Impact celebrate

Published on: August 13, 2017 | Last Updated: August 13, 2017 8:56 AM EDT

Montreal Impact's Blerim Dzemaili, middle, celebrates with Ignacio Patti, right, and Michael Salazar after scoring a goal during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Chester, Pa. The Impact won 3-0. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Montreal Impact's Blerim Dzemaili, middle, celebrates with Ignacio Patti, right, and Michael Salazar after scoring a goal during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Chester, Pa. The Impact won 3-0. (AP Photo/Michael Perez) Michael Perez / AP

Happy Sunday, I hope you’re feeling rested, well and ready for the day. 

To get you started, here are some stories you might have missed while you were sleeping. 

The Alouettes won Friday night and now the Impact just crushed Philadelphia Union last night 3-0 what more can Montreal sports fans ask for? 

Making their Superfans Deniz Oliver Celik and Marek Whitechurch proud, no doubt.  

Montreal Impact’s Blerim Dzemaili, middle, celebrates with Ignacio Patti, right, and Michael Salazar after scoring a goal during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Philadelphia Union. Michael Perez / AP

Blerim Dzemaili led the win with two goals in the second half of the game. Go team!

A surprise engagement was held at in the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ ‘Love is Love’ exhibition room.  

Manouane Beauchamp  wanted to acknowledge his vows with his partner Isabelle Binet-Rochette on their 11 year anniversary. So he applied to “Say YES at the Museum,” a program the museum organized with Pride where people of all genders and sexual orientations were called to submit applications for the chance to say yes in the Love is Love room.

Manouane Beauchamp and Isabelle Binet-Rochette kiss after a quick engagement ceremony announcement in the heart of the exhibition, Love Is Love: Bliss for All a la Jean Paul Gaultier at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal on Saturday. Peter McCabe / MONTREAL GAZETTE

The Love is Love room exhibition features haute-couture and anti-stereotypical created by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Find more about the surprise by tapping the link above. 

Canadian news: Well I suppose if we extend our compassion to all Canadian athletes—at least for international competitions, right?— there is one thing Montreal sports fans could’ve asked for last night. We could’ve asked for Canadian Denis Shapovalov to keep his dream week of tennis success—alive.

But the stirring comebacks that 18-year-old Shapovalov used to become the youngest player to reach the semifinals of a Masters 1000 Series tournament died out when 20-year-old Alexander Zverev of Germany downed the Richmond Hill, Ont., lefthander 6-4, 7-5 last night. 

Around the world: Venezuela’s government energetically rejected President ’s talk of a potential “military option” to resolve the country’s political crisis, calling it the most egregious act of belligerence against Venezuela in a century and a threat to Latin America’s stability.

Answering for yet another provocative statement from his boss, Vice-President Mike Pence is set out on a trip to visit South American.

On that note – while this didn’t exactly happen last night, this imposter Mike Pence website has gone viral over the weekend. Many voiced on social media that they thought Pence’s real site had been hacked:

But turns out, it’s just a mock up as this Esquire article reported Friday.

Sources: Montreal Gazette, the Canadian Press, the Associated Press

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