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Played
May 26, 2012 9:00 PM EDT
Dick's Sporting Goods Park — Denver, Colorado
Referee:‬ M. Kadlecik‎
Attendance:‬ 17877‎
 
16′ (PG) Jeff Larentowicz
39′ Drew Moor
A. Wenger 48′
 

MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Montreal Impact

In the first ever MLS meeting between these two teams Montreal heads to Colorado fresh off signing the first Designated Player in club history.

By Zac Lee Rigg

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Kimura, Marshall, Moor, Zapata; Mullan, Larentowicz, Rivero, Castrillon; Casey, Cummings.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches); MF Ross LaBauex (sports hernia); DF Marvell Wynne (R hamstring strain); FW Omar Cummings (L ankle sprain)

DOUBTFUL: MF Brian Mullan (L knee sprain); FW Conor Casey (R hamstring strain)

PROBABLE: MF Jamie Smith (R ACL tear)
Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Ricketts; Brovsky, Ferrari, Rivas, Wahl; Arnaud, Felipe, Warner, Nyassi; Corradi, Montano.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Josh Gardner (L hamstring tendinitis); FW Evan James (nose fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Zarek Valentin (R calf contusion); MF Justin Mapp (R calf strain)

PROBABLE: MF Sinisa Ubiparipovic (L groin strain); M Felipe (L groin strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Jesse Marsch holds the record for most all-time fouls in MLS with 477. Colorado's Brian Mullan and Tyrone Marshall are seventh and ninth, respectively, could surpass him this season by averaging over 1.5 fouls a game.
  • The Impact have been awarded four penalties this season, the most of any team in MLS. The last was scored by Bernardo Corradi, who has four goals in the last six games.
  • Montreal has 12 points from 12 games and sits eighth in the East. Colorado has 16 points from 12 games, good enough for fifth in the West.
  • Both teams were in action at home a week ago. Colorado drew 2-2 with Sporting Kansas City and Montreal lost 1-2 to New York.
  • This week Montreal signed its first Designated Player - Italian striker Marco Di Vaio.


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Available Squads
-Matt PickensGoalkeeper
-Hunter FreemanDefender
3Drew MoorDefender
27Kosuke KimuraDefender
-Tyrone MarshallDefender
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Martín RiveroMidfielder
-W. ThompsonMidfielder
-J. CastrillónMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
9Andre AkpanStriker
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-Luis Eduardo ZapataDefender
-Scott PalgutaDefender
8H. HenaoMidfielder
-Kohei YamadaMidfielder
13Kamani HillStriker
-EduStriker
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
2Nelson RivasDefender
6Hassoun CamaraDefender
13Matteo FerrariDefender
5Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
11Sanna NyassiMidfielder
18Collen WarnerMidfielder
8Davy ArnaudMidfielder
33A. WengerMidfielder
-Greg SuttonGoalkeeper
-Shavar ThomasDefender
2Tyson WahlDefender
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
-Sinisa UbiparipovicStriker
-Bernardo CorradiStriker
32M. MontañoStriker
Players to Watch
Brian Mullan
Brian Mullan
Position: Midfielder
Squad Number: 11
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
Bernardo Corradi
Bernardo Corradi
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 0
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
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