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  • May 12, 2012
  • • 4:10 PM
  • • Stade Olympique, Montréal, QC
  • Referee: J. Anno
  • • Attendance: 60860
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MLS Preview: Montreal Impact - Los Angeles Galaxy

The faltering champion travels north of the border to face the expansion Impact, who have won their last two in a row.

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

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Zarek Valentin (R calf contusion); DF Josh Gardner (L hamstring tendinitis); FW Evan James (nose fracture)

PROBABLE: MF Justin Mapp (L hamstring strain)
Los Angeles Galaxy (4-4-2): Gaudette; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Meyer, Dunivant; Donovan, Beckham, Juninho, Magee; Keane, Buddle.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Omar Gonzalez (L knee surgery); DF Leonardo (R knee surgery)

QUESTIONABLE: GK Brian Perk (sports hernia surgery)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Montreal keeper Donovan Ricketts will face his former team for the first time since helping the Galaxy to the 2011 Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup double.
  • Montreal has converted penalty kicks in three of its last four MLS games. The Impact's total of three penalties is the most for a single team in MLS this season
  • The LA Galaxy fared well against Eastern Conference foes last season, garnering at least a point in nearly every meeting, and posting a stellar 8-2-9 record.
  • Last week's defeat to the New York Red Bulls was the second time this season the Galaxy have lost two in a row. Before this season, the Galaxy hadn't lost two consecutive matches since August 2010.
  • Montreal's 2-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City last week marks the first MLS winning streak in the club's history.

Players to watch

D. Arnaud

Position: Midfielder

Games: 0

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L. Donovan

Position: Attacker

Games: 27

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Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Montreal Impact

LA Galaxy

Wins
0
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Montreal Impact MON
Montreal Impact Montreal Impact
Draw
LA Galaxy GAL
LA Galaxy LA Galaxy
54%
36%

Top 3 Predictions

Montreal Impact MON
1 - 0
LA Galaxy GAL
Montreal Impact MON
1 - 3
LA Galaxy GAL
Montreal Impact MON
2 - 1
LA Galaxy GAL

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