Montreal's faint playoff hopes could take a big hit as the best team in MLS visits Stade Saputo.
|Montreal Impact (4-2-3-1): Perkins; Brovsky, Camara, Ferrari, Iapchino; Warner, Bernier; Arnaud, Martins, Mapp; Di Vaio.
OUT: DF Zarek Valentin (L ankle sprain); FW Bernardo Corradi (L knee ACL tear); FW Eduardo Sebrango (L shoulder separation)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Alessandro Nesta (R knee sprain)
|San Jose Earthwuakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Bernardez, Hernandez, Morrow; Chavez, Cronin, Baca, Dawkins; Wondolowski, Lenhart.||
OUT: MF Jean-Marc Alexandre (R knee MCL sprain); MF Joey Gjertsen (R knee surgery); DF Tim Ward (L non-specific soft tissue injury); MF Shea Salinas (L hamstring strain); MF Cesar Diaz Pizarro (R groin strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- San Jose's Alan Gordon and Montreal's Nelson Rivas will both be suspended for this game.
- The Impact have been flagged offside 82 times, 10 more times than any other team in MLS.
- San Jose has 14 wins on the season, a new high for the team since rejoining MLS in 2008. The all-time club record is 19 wins, set in 1999.
- Quakes striker Chris Wondolowski is the front-runner for the MLS Golden Boot, having scored 17 goals in 22 games. The forward has also contibuted five assists.
- Montreal has won three games in a row, the club's longest winning streak in MLS, after the 1-0 victory Sunday at New England.