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June 27, 2012 7:40 PM EDT
Stade Saputo — Montreal, Quebec
Referee:‬ K. Stott‎
Attendance:‬ 14412‎
Ryan Johnson 72′

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

Torsten Frings, Lamar Neagle - Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC
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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)
  • 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.

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