New York is on top of the Eastern Conference, but only just. A trip to Quebec looms for the Red Bulls.
|Montreal Impact (4-5-1): Ricketts; Camara, Thomas, Nesta, Ferrari; Arnaud, Warner, Mapp, Bernier, Felipe; Di Vaio.||
OUT: DF Jeb Brovsky (R hamstring strain); DF Zarek Valentin (L ankle sprain); FW Bernardo Corradi (L knee ACL tear)
PROBABLE: DF Matteo Ferrari (R quad strain); DF Nelson Rivas (abdomen)
|New York Red Bulls (4-3-3): Gaudette; Pearce, Holgersson, Conde, Miller; Lindpere, McCarty, Lindpere; Le Toux, Cooper, Henry.
OUT: DF Brandon Barklage (R hamstring strain)
PROBABLE: DF Rafa Marquez (L calf strain); MF Jan Gunnar Solli (R hamstring strain); MF Teemu Tainio (R knee sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- New York is currently atop the Eastern Conference, with 38 points from 21 games.
- Montreal, meanwhile, is becalmed in the Eastern Conference doldrums, sitting seventh with 24 points from 23 games.
- The Impact lead MLS with seven penalties awarded. They have yet to squander one.
- Much of the Impact's offense lies with midfielder Patrice Bernier, who has scored six goals and assisted five more.
- Red Bull captain Thierry Henry represented the MLS All-Stars on Wednesday, notching on assist on Chris Wondolowski's opening goal.