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  • May 4, 2013
  • • 4:00 PM
  • • Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, California
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MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Montreal Impact

MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Montreal Impact

Ezra Shaw

The Shield holders are struggling, stuck outside the playoff spots, and East-leading Montreal will look to capitalize on their rough form.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Gargan, Bernarndez, Attakora, Morrow; Chavez, Baca, Cronin, Corrales; Jahn, Wondolowski.

Injury Report:

OUT: Mehdi Ballouchy (L torn ACL), David Bingham (L quad strain), Jason Hernandez (R calf strain), Tommy Muller (low back spasms), Brad Ring (R knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: Ty Harden (Osteitis pubis), Peter McGlynn (Osteitis pubis), Shea Salinas (L knee bone bruise), Marcus Tracy (R knee effusion)
Montreal Impact (4-3-3): Perkins; Brovsky, Nesta, Camara, Iapchino; Romero, Martins, Bernier, Arnaud; Paponi, DiVaio.

Injury Report:

OUT: Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery), Matteo Ferrari (L calf strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • On Wednesday, Montreal qualified for the final of the Canadian Championship after defeating Toronto FC 6-0 in the second leg for a 6-2 aggregate scoreline.
  • The Earthquakes have taken 60 corner kicks this season, more than any other team in MLS.
  • The Impact have given away just five goals this season, the stingiest defense in the East.
  • Montreal striker Marco Di Vaio leads MLS in shots on goal, with 16.
  • San Jose will be without forwards Alan Gordon and Steven Lenhart, both of whom were suspended by the MLS disciplinary committee.

Last Five Matches

SJ Earthquakes

  • D
  • W
  • L
  • L
  • L

Head To Head

SJ Earthquakes

Montreal Impact

Wins
1
1
3
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

San Jose Earthquakes SJE
San Jose Earthquakes SJ Earthquakes
Draw
Montreal Impact MON
Montreal Impact Montreal Impact
17%
17%
66%

Top 3 Predictions

San Jose Earthquakes SJE
1 - 2
Montreal Impact MON
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
2 - 2
Montreal Impact MON
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
0 - 2
Montreal Impact MON

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