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Played
April 27, 2013 4:20 PM EDT
Stade Saputo — Montreal, Quebec
Referee:‬ F. Bazakos‎
Attendance:‬ 19773‎
 
 
 

MLS Preview: Montreal Impact - Chicago Fire

A second win of the season has moved Chicago up from the bottom, and Montreal has slipped in recent weeks.

By Keith Hickey

Maicon Santos, Joel Lindpere, Logan Pause - Chicago Fire, MLS
Rainier Ehrhardt
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Montreal Impact (4-5-1): Perkins; Camara, Nesta, Ferrari, Brovsky; Romero, Arnaud, Bernier, Martins, Mapp; Di Vaio.

Injury Report:

OUT: Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery), Dennis Iapichino (R calf strain), Sinisa Ubiparipovic (R calf strain)
Chicago Fire (4-4-1-1): Johnson; Pause, Anibaba, Berry, Segares; Nyarko, Paladini, Larentowicz, Lindperel; Rolfe, MacDonald.

Injury Report:

QUESTIONABLE: Steven Kinney (R quad tightness)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • At one point this season, these teams occupied opposite ends of the table, with Montreal at the top of the East and Chicago at the bottom. They've since moved closer, with the Impact now third and the Fire seventh.
  • With five goals conceded, Montreal is tied for the stingiest defense in the East.
  • Chicago's Daniel Paladini and Montreal's Patrice Bernier are part of a six-way tie for most assists this season, with three apiece.
  • Montreal striker Marco Di Vaio is tied for the MLS lead in shots on goal, with 13.
  • Chicago will be without Wells Thompson, who is suspended for this match.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 27, 2013 Montreal Impact 2 - Chicago Fire 0
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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
1Troy PerkinsGoalkeeper
5Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
6Hassoun CamaraDefender
13Alessandro NestaDefender
-Dennis IapichinoDefender
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
8Davy ArnaudMidfielder
-Andrea PisanuMidfielder
9Marco Di VaioStriker
15Andrés RomeroStriker
35Daniele PaponiStriker
30Evan BushGoalkeeper
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
11Sanna NyassiMidfielder
18Collen WarnerMidfielder
21Justin MappMidfielder
55Wandrille LefèvreMidfielder
33A. WengerMidfielder
25Sean JohnsonGoalkeeper
4Jalil AnibabaDefender
13Gonzalo SegaresDefender
4Austin BerryDefender
11Daniel PaladiniMidfielder
12Logan PauseMidfielder
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Joel LindpereMidfielder
15Sherjill MacDonaldStriker
14Patrick NyarkoStriker
-Chris RolfeStriker
70Paolo TornaghiGoalkeeper
3Hunter JumperDefender
11Dilly DukaMidfielder
19Corben BoneMidfielder
-Michael VideiraMidfielder
7AlexMidfielder
-Maicon SantosStriker
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