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July 14, 2012 7:10 PM EDT
PPL Park — Chester, Pennsylvania
Referee:‬ J. Guzmán‎
Attendance:‬ 18544‎
 
82′ L. Pajoy
Keon Daniel 89′ (OG)
 

MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Montreal Impact

The underachieving-but-improving Union set their sights on hauling in Montreal in front of a home crowd.

By Keith Hickey

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Philadelphia Union (4-3-3): MacMath; Williams, Valdes, Okugo, G. Farfan; M. Farfan, Carroll, Lahoud; Adu, McInerney, Pajoy.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Chandler Hoffman (L big toe fracture); FW Krystian Witkowski (concussion symptoms)

DOUBTFUL: DF Bakary Soumare (R knee meniscus recovery)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Ray Gaddis (R shoulder contusion)

PROBABLE: DF Carlos Valdes (R knee contusion); GK Zac MacMath (R ring finger avulsion)
Montreal Impact (4-5-1): Ricketts; Valentin, Nesta, Camara, Brovsky; Arnaud, Warner, Mapp, Bernier, Neagle; Di Vaio.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Matteo Ferrari (R quad strain); DF Nelson Rivas (abdomen); FW Bernardo Corradi (L knee ACL tear); FW Andrew Wenger (L hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • This will be the first-ever meeting between these two clubs.
  • Philadelphia is 4-3-2 against Canadian opposition all-time, and 1-1-1 against this season against teams from north of the border this season.
  • Newly-signed Montreal defender Alessandro Nesta, who won a World Cup with Italy in 2006, could make his debut in this match.
  • After being held scoreless while playing only 93 minutes all season as of June 15, Philadelphia’s Jack McInerney has scored three goals in his last four games in 302 minutes of play.
  • By defeating Columbus 2-1 on Sunday, the Impact ended a three-game winless run.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 29, 2014 Philadelphia Union 1 - Montreal Impact 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 19, 2013 Montreal Impact 2 - Philadelphia Union 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 31, 2013 Philadelphia Union 0 - Montreal Impact 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 25, 2013 Montreal Impact 5 - Philadelphia Union 3
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 4, 2012 Montreal Impact 2 - Philadelphia Union 0
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
22Carlos Enrique ValdesDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
30Freddy AduStriker
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Keon DanielMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
17 Josué MartínezStriker
-C. HarrisonGoalkeeper
3Chris AlbrightDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
-G. GómezMidfielder
20Roger TorresMidfielder
-L. PajoyStriker
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
-Shavar ThomasDefender
6Hassoun CamaraDefender
5Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
-Zarek ValentinDefender
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
18Collen WarnerMidfielder
21Justin MappMidfielder
8Davy ArnaudMidfielder
9Marco Di VaioStriker
30Evan BushGoalkeeper
34Karl William OuimetteDefender
-Dennis IapichinoDefender
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
-Sinisa UbiparipovicStriker
31Josh GardnerMidfielder
-E. SebrangoStriker
Players to Watch
Antoine Hoppenot
Antoine Hoppenot
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 29
Games Goals YC RC
7 0 0 0
Alessandro Nesta
Alessandro Nesta
Position: Defender
Squad Number: 13
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
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