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  • June 1, 2013
  • • 20:30
  • • Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kansas
  • Referee: Armando Villarreal
  • • Attendance: 19470
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MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - Montreal Impact

MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - Montreal Impact

Canada Soccer / François Mellet

Montreal won its domestic cup this week and could ride that confidence against Sporting KC, which has been depleted by international call-ups.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Jerome, Opara, Collin, Sinovic; Rosell, Feilhaber, Nagamura; Kamara, Bieler, Sapong.

Injury Report:

OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain)
Montreal Impact (4-5-1): Perkins; Camara, Ouimette, Ferrari, Brovski; Mapp, Bernier, Romero, Warner, Felipe; Di Vaio.

Injury Report:

OUT: Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery), Maxim Tissot (toe fracture), Andrea Pisanu (R quad strain), Davy Arnaud (concussion-like symptoms), Daniele Paponi (R hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Jeb Brovsky (Nose fracture), Alessandro Nesta (R groin strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Montreal is second in the Eastern Conference with a 7-2-2 record. Sporting is third, with 6-4-3.
  • These teams met once already this season, on March 30. Sporting won 2-0 at Sporting Park, handing the Impact their first defeat after a 4-0-0 start.
  • Montreal won the Canadian Championship earlier this week, drawing 2-2 with Vancouver in the second leg of the final.
  • Sporting KC's Graham Zusi leads MLS with five assists. He will miss this game on international duty with the United States, as will defender Matt Besler.
  • Montreal's Marco Di Vaio is tied for the MLS lead in goals, with nine.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Sporting KC

Montreal Impact

Wins
3
0
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Sporting Kansas City SKC
Sporting Kansas City Sporting KC
Draw
Montreal Impact MON
Montreal Impact Montreal Impact
24%
64%

Top 3 Predictions

Sporting Kansas City SKC
1 - 2
Montreal Impact MON
Sporting Kansas City SKC
1 - 3
Montreal Impact MON
Sporting Kansas City SKC
1 - 0
Montreal Impact MON

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