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May 25, 2013 7:00 PM EDT
Stade Saputo — Montreal, Quebec
Referee:‬ J. Guzmán‎
Attendance:‬ 17104‎

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

Amobi Okugo, Philadelphia Union, MLS
Drew Hallowell
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)
  • 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.

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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 29, 2014 Philadelphia Union 1 - Montreal Impact 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 19, 2013 Montreal Impact 2 - Philadelphia Union 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 31, 2013 Philadelphia Union 0 - Montreal Impact 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 25, 2013 Montreal Impact 5 - Philadelphia Union 3
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 4, 2012 Montreal Impact 2 - Philadelphia Union 0
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Available Squads
1Troy PerkinsGoalkeeper
5Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
13Matteo FerrariDefender
13Alessandro NestaDefender
-Dennis IapichinoDefender
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
21Justin MappMidfielder
9Marco Di VaioStriker
15Andrés RomeroStriker
33A. WengerMidfielder
30Evan BushGoalkeeper
34Karl William OuimetteDefender
11Sanna NyassiMidfielder
18Collen WarnerMidfielder
19Blake SmithMidfielder
-Sinisa UbiparipovicStriker
55Wandrille LefèvreMidfielder
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
-Don AndingStriker
-Matt KasselMidfielder
22Leo FernandesMidfielder
26Keon DanielMidfielder
6Conor CaseyStriker
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
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