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Played
May 2, 2012 8:00 PM EDT
Stade Olympique — Montréal, QC
Referee:‬ P. Ward‎
Attendance:‬ 13405‎
 

Canadian Championship Preview: Montreal Impact - Toronto FC

Toronto heads into Wednesday night's Canadian Championship clash looking to stop the bleeding, while Montreal hopes to extend its perfect home record.

By Nick Sabetti

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Ricketts; Wahl, Ferrari, Thomas, Brovsky; Neagle, Warner, Felipe, Arnaud; Nyassi, Corradi.

INJURY REPORT

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


Toronto FC (4-3-3): Kocic; Morgan, Aceval, Cann, Eckersley; De Guzman, Frings, Dunfield; Avila, Johnson, Lambe.

OUT: FW Nicholas Lindsay (L knee surgery recovery); DF Dicoy Williams (R knee surgery recovery); DF Jeremy Hall (sports hernia surgery recovery); GK Stefan Frei (L ankle surgery recovery); MF Nick Soolsma (L hamstring strain), Danny Koevermans (R abductor strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Luis Silva (flu)

  DID YOU KNOW?
  • This will be the fifth installment of the Amway Canadian Championship. Toronto FC won the last three editions while the Impact were victors in the first.
  • Toronto (0-7-0) surpassed the Impact (2-5-2) on Saturday for the worst defensive record in MLS with 16 goals conceded in 7 games. The Impact have conceded 15 in 9 games.
  • Toronto has dominated the six Canadian Championship meetings between these two teams, winning five and drawing one while outscoring the Impact 12-2.
  • The Impact (2-5-2) earned their second win and first clean sheet of the MLS season on Saturday against the Portland Timbers in a 2-0 win. The Impact are unbeaten at home this season.
  • With a 3-2 loss away to Real Salt Lake last Saturday, TFC has now tied the Kansas City Wizard's 1999 season record of being pointless after first seven MLS games.
  • These two teams last met on April 7 at the Olympic Stadium where the Impact grabbed their first MLS victory in a 2-1 win. Midfielder Sinisa Ubiparipovic and Forward Andrew Wenger were the scorers for the Impact.
  • Toronto is 2-3-1 all time against expansion clubs.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 26, 2013 Toronto FC 1 - Montreal Impact 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 3, 2013 Toronto FC 3 - Montreal Impact 3
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Nutrilite Canadian Championship ‎(NCC)‎ May 1, 2013 Montreal Impact 6 - Toronto FC 0
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Nutrilite Canadian Championship ‎(NCC)‎ Apr 24, 2013 Toronto FC 2 - Montreal Impact 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 16, 2013 Montreal Impact 2 - Toronto FC 1
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Available Squads
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
5Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
13Matteo FerrariDefender
-Shavar ThomasDefender
2Tyson WahlDefender
18Collen WarnerMidfielder
8Davy ArnaudMidfielder
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
11Sanna NyassiMidfielder
-Bernardo CorradiStriker
-Greg SuttonGoalkeeper
6Hassoun CamaraDefender
31Josh GardnerMidfielder
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
-Sinisa UbiparipovicStriker
-E. SebrangoStriker
17Justin BraunStriker
-Milos KocicGoalkeeper
-Adrian CannDefender
5Ashtone MorganDefender
15Doneil HenryDefender
-M. AcevalDefender
15Eric AvilaMidfielder
-Julian De GuzmanDefender
19Reginald LambeStriker
-Terry DunfieldMidfielder
22Torsten FringsMidfielder
-Ryan JohnsonDefender
40Quillan RobertsGoalkeeper
2Richard EckersleyDefender
-Logan EmoryDefender
12Luis SilvaMidfielder
-J. BurgosMidfielder
-Matt StinsonMidfielder
8Joao PlataStriker
Players to Watch
Bernardo Corradi
Bernardo Corradi
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 0
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
Torsten Frings
Torsten Frings
Position: Midfielder
Squad Number: 22
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
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