BC—Single Passaglia missed 47-yard field goal attempt, one-point granted 4:10
BC—TD Allen 1-yard run (Passaglia convert) 6:39
MTL—FG Baker 19-yard field-goal 11:38 Second Quarter
BC—Single Passaglia missed 33-yard field goal attempt, one-point granted 0:17
BC—FG Passaglia 23-yard field-goal 11:10 Third Quarter
MTL—TD Climie pass from Calvillo on one-yard line (Baker convert) 6:49 Fourth Quarter
BC—TD Drummond 44-yard run (Passaglia convert) 0:55
MTL—FG Baker 51-yard field-goal 4:30
BC—TD Allen 1-yard run 8:38
MTL—TD Pringle 5-yard run (Baker convert) 11:18
BC—FG Passaglia 29-yard field-goal 13:35
MTL—TD Cahoon 59-yard pass from Calvillo 14:16
The game started off slowly. There was no score until Lui Passaglia's missed field goal produced a single for the Lions that got them off to a 1-0 lead. A little more than three minutes later, Damon Allen scored a touchdown on a one yard run that made the score 8-0. Montreal finally got on the scoreboard at 11:38 when Terry Baker hit a nineteen-yard field goal to cut the score to 8-3. There was only one score in the second quarter, as Passaglia missed another field goal that produced another single for the Lions. The Lions led 9-3 going into the half.
Only 55 seconds into the fourth period, Robert Drummond broke through the Als defense for a forty-four yard score to increase the Lions' lead to 19-10. Terry Baker had his second field goal of the day to bring the Als nearer, 19-13. Lions' quarterback Damon Allen ran for his second touchdown of the day. The two-point conversion failed, but the lead was now twelve with 11:01 on the clock.
Alouettes running back Mike Pringle, who ran for 115 yards on the day, ran in a five-yard score to shrink the score once again to 25-20 with 3:42 left in the game. Lui Passaglia's 29-yard field goal with 1:25 left gave the Lions' an eight-point lead. Anthony Calvillo and the Als only had a small amount of time to work with to possibly tie up the game and send it into overtime. Calvillo hit receiver Ben Cahoon across the middle and Cahoon raced fifty-nine yards to pull the Alouettes to within two with 44 seconds left in the game. The Alouettes went for a two-point convert to tie the game and send it into overtime, but Calvillo's pass sailed over the head of a falling Thomas Haskins, who fell to the turf before the pass arrived. The play was not without controversy, with the Alouettes seeking a pass interference call, but none was called.
Montreal attempted an onside kick, but Lions' receiver Alfred Jackson leapt over several Alouette players to recover the football, enabling the Lions to run out the clock.