MLS Preview: Montreal Impact - Philadelphia Union
Montreal has been one of the best teams in MLS this season, but they'll face the league's top scorer when Philadelphia comes to town.
By Keith Hickey
|Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Perkins; Brovsky, Ferrara, Camara, Iapchino; Mapp, Warner, Bernier, Romero; Di Vaio, Wenger.
OUT: Alessandro Nesta (R groin strain), Daniele Paponi (R hamstring strain), Andrea Pisanu (R quad strain)
Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery)
QUESTIONABLE: Davy Arnaud (Concussion-like symptoms)
|Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Parke, Okugo, Gaddis; Farfan, Carroll, Kleberson, Cruz; Le Toux, McInerney.
OUT: Michael Lahoud (lower abdomen strain)
QUESTIONABLE: Jeff Parke (L hamstring strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Union striker Jack McInerney leads MLS in goals scored, with eight. He has converted fully half of his 16 shots on goal.
- Montreal's Marco Di Vaio is tied for second in goals, with six. He is also tied for the league lead in shots on goal, with 19.
- The Union traded defender Bakary Soumare to Chicago, his previous MLS team, on Thursday. Soumare made four appearances for Philly, three of them against Chicago.
- Montreal is averaging two points per game this season, tied for best with FC Dallas.
- The Union's Sebastien Le Toux is one of six players tied for the MLS lead in assists, with four.
Top 3 Predictions
Montreal Impact 2-1 Philadelphia Union
- 17.86 %
Montreal Impact 2-0 Philadelphia Union
- 17.86 %
Montreal Impact 4-2 Philadelphia Union
- 10.71 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Oct 19, 2013||Montreal Impact 2 - Philadelphia Union 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Aug 31, 2013||Philadelphia Union 0 - Montreal Impact 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 25, 2013||Montreal Impact 5 - Philadelphia Union 3|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Aug 4, 2012||Montreal Impact 2 - Philadelphia Union 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 14, 2012||Philadelphia Union 2 - Montreal Impact 1|
|Mar 8, 2014||FC Dallas 3 - Montreal Impact 2||MLS|
|Oct 31, 2013||Houston Dynamo 3 - Montreal Impact 0||MLS|
|Oct 26, 2013||Toronto FC 1 - Montreal Impact 0||MLS|
|Oct 19, 2013||Montreal Impact 2 - Philadelphia Union 1||MLS|
|Oct 16, 2013||Los Angeles Galaxy 1 - Montreal Impact 0||MLS|
|9||Marco Di Vaio||Striker|
|34||Karl William Ouimette||Defender|
|11||Sebastien Le Toux||Midfielder|
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