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April 28, 2012 2:10 PM EDT
Stade Olympique — Montréal, QC
Referee:‬ J. Gonzalez‎
Attendance:‬ 19223‎
78′ (PG) Bernardo Corradi

MLS Preview: Montreal Impact - Portland Timbers

Last year's expansion success story travels to this year's new boys, both teams hovering near the bottom and wanting a win.

By Keith Hickey

Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Ricketts; Valentin, Thomas, Ferrari, Wahl; Arnaud, Warner, Martins, Mapp; Corradi, Nyassi.


OUT: FW Miguel Montano (proximal tib fib sprain)

DOUBTFUL: DF Gienir Garcia (L knee contusion)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Nelson Rivas (L hamstring strain)
Portland Timbers (4-4-2): Perkins; Purdy, Mosquera, Brunner, Chabala; Nagbe, Jewsbury, Palmer, Chara; Perlaza, Boyd.

DOUBTFUL: MF Kalif Alhassan (R knee sprain)

GK Jake Gleeson (R knee IT band tightness)

QUESTIONABLE: DF David Horst (R hip surgery)
  • Portland's upset of previously-undefeated Kansas City was the team's first win since it defeated Philadelphia in its season opener.
  • The win over Sporting KC snapped Portland's club-record four-game losing streak
  • Montreal has yet to earn a point against a Western Conference opponent, losing its games against Vancouver, Salt Lake and Dallas.
  • The Impact are undefeated in their two home games this year, despite their winless away record.
  • Bernardo Corradi has scored a goal in each of his last two matches for the Impact.

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Last Five Matches
Team News
Available Squads
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
-Shavar ThomasDefender
2Tyson WahlDefender
13Matteo FerrariDefender
-Zarek ValentinDefender
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
11Sanna NyassiMidfielder
18Collen WarnerMidfielder
21Justin MappMidfielder
8Davy ArnaudMidfielder
-Bernardo CorradiStriker
-Greg SuttonGoalkeeper
5Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
-Sinisa UbiparipovicStriker
31Josh GardnerMidfielder
-E. SebrangoStriker
1Troy PerkinsGoalkeeper
2Eric BrunnerDefender
25Steve PurdyDefender
-H. MosqueraDefender
26Steven SmithDefender
13Jack JewsburyDefender
21Diego Ferney CharáMidfielder
5Lovel PalmerMidfielder
6Darlington NagbeStriker
9Kris BoydStriker
9J. PerlazaStriker
12Joe BendikGoalkeeper
-Mike ChabalaDefender
-F. Songo'oMidfielder
12Eric AlexanderMidfielder
28Freedie BraunMidfielder
-Brent Anthony RichardsStriker
22Rodney WallaceDefender
Players to Watch
Bernardo Corradi
Bernardo Corradi
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 0
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
Darlington Nagbe
Darlington Nagbe
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 6
Games Goals YC RC
6 0 0 0
Editor's Prediction
Top Scorers
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4 1