MLS Preview: Montreal Impact - New York Red Bulls
The Impact's encouraging start to life in Major League Soccer will be put to the test by the form side in the Eastern Conference.
By Keith Hickey
|Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Ricketts; Camara, Ferrari, Rivas, Brovsky; Mapp, Warner, Martins, Neagle; Arnaud, Corradi.
OUT: DF Zarek Valentin (R calf contusion); DF Josh Gardner (L hamstring tendinitis); FW Evan James (nose fracture)
DOUBTFUL: MF Justin Mapp (R calf strain)
|New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Meara; Barklage, Pearce, Ruthven, Miller; Ballouchy, McCarty, Marquez, Lindpere; Richards, Cooper.
OUT: FW Thierry Henry (R hamstring strain); DF Wilman Conde (L groin strain); DF Stephen Keel (back strain); MF Teemu Tainio (R knee sprain); FW Jose Angulo (R knee sprain)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Jan Gunnar Solli (L quadriceps injury)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- New York has coped well with the loss of Thierry Henry to injury. The Red Bulls have gone 3-0-0, scoring five goals, in the striker's absence.
- This will be the second meeting between these clubs this season. The first time, New York ran out 5-2 winners on the back of a Thierry Henry hat trick.
- Despite being the new kids on the block, the Impact are riding a four-game undefeated streak. Montreal's last loss in MLS was to a late FC Dallas fightback on April 14.
- New York is the team to beat in the East right now. The Red Bulls have won their last four games, outscoring their opponents 6-2.
- Despite its commendable league form, Montreal went out of the Canadian Championship, losing 2-0 on aggregate to Toronto FC.
Top 3 Predictions
Montreal Impact 1-2 New York Red Bulls
- 16 %
Montreal Impact 1-3 New York Red Bulls
- 13 %
Montreal Impact 0-2 New York Red Bulls
- 11 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 13, 2013||New York Red Bulls 4 - Montreal Impact 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 8, 2013||New York Red Bulls 2 - Montreal Impact 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Mar 23, 2013||Montreal Impact 1 - New York Red Bulls 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 28, 2012||Montreal Impact 3 - New York Red Bulls 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 19, 2012||Montreal Impact 1 - New York Red Bulls 2|
|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|
|-||Jhonny Alexandre Arteaga||Striker|
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