MLS Preview: Montreal Impact - Toronto FC
Marco Di Vaio is expected to make his Impact debut as the team looks to make State Saputo a fortress
By Seth Vertelney
|Montreal Impact (4-4-1-1): Ricketts; Valentin, Thomas, Camara, Brovsky; Arnaud, Warner, Bernier, Mapp; Martins; Di Vaio.
OUT: DF Matteo Ferrari (R quad strain); FW Bernardo Corradi (L knee ACL tear); FW Andrew Wenger (L hamstring strain); FW Evan James (L ankle sprain)
|Toronto FC (4-4-2): Kocic; Hall, Eckersley, Henry, Morgan; Dunfield, de Guzman, Frings, Avila; Johnson, Koevermans.||
OUT: FW Nicholas Lindsay (L knee surgery recovery); GK Stefan Frei (L lower leg); DF Ty Harden (R adductor strain); DF Adrian Cann (R knee sprain); FW Joao Plata (R hamstring strain);
PROBABLE: DF Aaron Maund (R eye hyphema); DF Logan Emory (shoulder subluxation)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Montreal's first Designated Player, Italian striker Marco Di Vaio, is expected to make his club debut in this match. He is likely to start.
- Toronto FC gave up a two-goal lead for the second consecutive game Saturday, as the team settled for a 2-2 draw at home against New England.
- Montreal defeated Houston 4-2 on Saturday night at Stade Saputo.
- Toronto FC is winless on the road this season, picking up just one draw in six total away matches
- The Impact have won both their games at the recently renovated Stade Saputo, scoring four goals in each match (4-1 over Seattle and 4-2 over Houston)
- Toronto FC has the fewest points in MLS with just five from 13 matches.
Top 3 Predictions
Montreal Impact 2-0 Toronto FC
- 12.9 %
Montreal Impact 4-0 Toronto FC
- 9.68 %
Montreal Impact 3-1 Toronto FC
- 9.68 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Oct 26, 2013||Toronto FC 1 - Montreal Impact 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 3, 2013||Toronto FC 3 - Montreal Impact 3|
|Nutrilite Canadian Championship (NCC)||May 1, 2013||Montreal Impact 6 - Toronto FC 0|
|Nutrilite Canadian Championship (NCC)||Apr 24, 2013||Toronto FC 2 - Montreal Impact 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Mar 16, 2013||Montreal Impact 2 - Toronto FC 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|
|-||Julian De Guzman||Defender|
Times In EST
Live Final scheduled Suspended Cancelled Postponed