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Played
March 16, 2013 4:10 PM EDT
Stade Olympique — Montréal, QC
Referee:‬ B. Toledo‎
Attendance:‬ 37896‎
 
34′ (PG) Patrice Bernier
Robert Earnshaw 68′ (PG)
45+1′ Marco Di Vaio
 

MLS Preview: Montreal Impact - Toronto FC

It's Ontario visiting Quebec in a meeting of Canadian rivals, with TFC on a high after a big win.

By Keith Hickey

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Montreal Impact (4-5-1): Perkins; Camara, Nesta, Ferrari, Brovsky; Nyassi, Arnaud, Bernier, Martins, Pisanu; Di Vaio.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery) Sinisa Ubiparipovic (R calf strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Justin Mapp (R calf strain)
Toronto FC (4-4-1-1): Bendik; Eckersley, Califf, O'Dea, Morgan; Bostock, Dunfield, Hall, Lambe; Ephraim; Earnshaw.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Danny Koevermans (L ACL repair) D. Henry (R Hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Luis Silva (R Hamstring strain) Julio Cesar (L Calf strain) T. Morgan (R ankle sprain) Matt Stinson (L Hamstring strain) Justin Braun (Concussion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • This will be Toronto's third straight game on Canadian soil to start the season. The Reds opened up away to Vancouver, losing 1-0, before defeating Sporting Kansas City 2-1 at home.
  • Montreal has won both of the games it has played this season, taking maximum points against Cascadian clubs Seattle and Portland with 0-1 ans 1-2 results, respectively.
  • This game is not being played at the Impact's usual home ground, Stade Saputo, but at the nearby Montreal Olympic Stadium.
  • Toronto's 2-1 victory over Sporting KC marked the club's first league win since July 2012.
  • These two sides split decisions last year, with Montreal taking a first meeting 2-1 before TFC rallied for a 3-0 victory. The final game ended as a scoreless draw.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 26, 2013 Toronto FC 1 - Montreal Impact 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 3, 2013 Toronto FC 3 - Montreal Impact 3
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Nutrilite Canadian Championship ‎(NCC)‎ May 1, 2013 Montreal Impact 6 - Toronto FC 0
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Nutrilite Canadian Championship ‎(NCC)‎ Apr 24, 2013 Toronto FC 2 - Montreal Impact 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 16, 2013 Montreal Impact 2 - Toronto FC 1
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Available Squads
1Troy PerkinsGoalkeeper
5Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
6Hassoun CamaraDefender
13Matteo FerrariDefender
13Alessandro NestaDefender
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
8Davy ArnaudMidfielder
-Andrea PisanuMidfielder
9Marco Di VaioStriker
15Andrés RomeroStriker
30Evan BushGoalkeeper
16Callum MallaceMidfielder
-Dennis IapichinoDefender
11Sanna NyassiMidfielder
18Collen WarnerMidfielder
55Wandrille LefèvreMidfielder
33A. WengerMidfielder
12Joe BendikGoalkeeper
-Danny CaliffDefender
5Ashtone MorganDefender
25Jeremy HallMidfielder
2Richard EckersleyDefender
48Darren O'DeaDefender
-John BostockMidfielder
19Reginald LambeStriker
-Terry DunfieldMidfielder
22Hogan EphraimMidfielder
10Robert EarnshawStriker
24Stefan FreiGoalkeeper
8Kyle BekkerMidfielder
20Darel RussellMidfielder
21Jonathan OsorioMidfielder
32Andrew WiedemanStriker
17Justin BraunStriker
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