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Canadian Championship

  • May 2, 2012
  • • 8:00 PM
  • • 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.

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


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)

  • 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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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 2, 2014 Montreal Impact 0 - Toronto FC 2
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Nutrilite Canadian Championship ‎(NCC)‎ Jun 4, 2014 Montreal Impact 1 - Toronto FC 0
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Nutrilite Canadian Championship ‎(NCC)‎ May 28, 2014 Toronto FC 1 - Montreal Impact 1
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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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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
12Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
13Matteo FerrariDefender
-Shavar ThomasDefender
2Tyson WahlDefender
26Collen WarnerMidfielder
8Davy ArnaudMidfielder
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
-Sanna NyassiMidfielder
-Bernardo CorradiStriker
-Greg SuttonGoalkeeper
6Hassoun CamaraDefender
-Josh 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
-Quillan 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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