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  • March 2, 2013
  • • 10:40 PM
  • • CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
  • Referee: S. Petrescu
  • • Attendance: 38998

MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - Montreal Impact

MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - Montreal Impact

Richard Wolowicz

The Lamar Neagle derby kicks off the 2013 season for two teams in search of playoff spots in the nascent season.

Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Johansson, Traore, Hurtado, Gonzalez; Martinez, Evans, Rose, Zakuani; Johnson, Rosales. 

Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Perkins; Camara, Nesta, Ferrari, Brovsky; Pisanu, Arnaud, Bernier, Felipe, Mapp; Di Vaio.

  • This match kicks off the 2013 season for each of these teams. Seattle has made the playoffs every year since expansion; Montreal has yet to qualify, albeit in only one try.
  • The Sounders essentially replaced Jeff Parke (Philadelphia Union) with Djimi Traore (formerly of Liverpool). Fredy Montero's departure to Colombian side Millonarios should be mitigated by the impending arrival of Obafemi Martins (Levante). Additionally, the Rave Green added Designated Player Shalrie Joseph.
  • The Impact added attackers Andrea Pisanu and Andrés Romero on loan ahead of the season. Also, Montreal traded in coach Jesse Marsch for Marco Schällibaum.
  • Lamar Neagle, who joined MLS with Seattle, is back on the Sounders following a January trade from Montreal, where he spent 2012.
  • Osvaldo Alonso and Marc Burch are suspended for this match.


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81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
17DeAndre YedlinDefender
-L. GonzálezDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
7Eddie JohnsonStriker
7Mauro RosalesStriker
7Steve ZakuaniMidfielder
7Mario MartínezMidfielder
5Andy RoseMidfielder
24Marcus HahnemannGoalkeeper
18Djimi TraoreDefender
22Eriq ZavaletaDefender
33Dylan RemickDefender
17Servando CarrascoMidfielder
12Alex CaskeyMidfielder
26S. OchoaStriker
1Troy PerkinsGoalkeeper
12Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
6Hassoun CamaraDefender
13Matteo FerrariDefender
13Alessandro NestaDefender
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
21Justin MappMidfielder
8Davy ArnaudMidfielder
-Andrea PisanuMidfielder
9Marco Di VaioStriker
30Evan BushGoalkeeper
16Callum MallaceMidfielder
-Dennis IapichinoDefender
-Sanna NyassiMidfielder
26Collen WarnerMidfielder
15Andrés RomeroStriker
33Andrew WengerStriker

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