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  • May 4, 2013
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  • • 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.

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Available Squads
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
2Justin MorrowDefender
4Nana AttakoraDefender
5V. BernárdezDefender
33Steven BeitashourDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
18Marvin ChávezMidfielder
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
14Adam JahnStriker
22Evan NewtonGoalkeeper
33Dan GarganDefender
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
17Sam GarzaStriker
7Cordell CatoStriker
-W. MartínezStriker
19Marcus TracyStriker
1Troy PerkinsGoalkeeper
12Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
6Hassoun CamaraDefender
13Matteo FerrariDefender
-Dennis IapichinoDefender
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
26Collen WarnerMidfielder
21Justin MappMidfielder
9Marco Di VaioStriker
15Andrés RomeroStriker
33Andrew WengerStriker
30Evan BushGoalkeeper
34Karl William OuimetteDefender
51Maxim TissotDefender
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
11Sanna NyassiMidfielder
-Blake SmithMidfielder
55Wandrille LefèvreMidfielder

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