Posts tagged "Montreal Impact"
Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Anibaba, Berry, Soumare, Segares M Duka, Pause, Larentowicz, Lindpere F Alex, Anangono Bench: Tornaghi, Jumper, Thompson, Videira, Paladini, Amarikwa, Rolfe Impact GK Perkins D Brovsky, Ferrari, Nesta, Camara M Mapp, Bernier, Arnaud, Bernardello, Nyassi F Paponi Bench: Bush, Lefevre, Martins, Romero, Smith, Warner, Di Vaio
A decent first half followed by a completely listless second led to the Fire’s fifth loss of the season. The visitors were at least competitive in the initial 45 and it seemed like there was a chance to gain a result with Montreal having played a mid week non-league game. That wasn’t the case as... Read more »
Montreal started the season with four straight wins and drew some attention from national media as a front runner in the East but a bye week preceded by a loss in Kansas City and a tie at home has pushed them out of the spotlight somewhat. Two road wins (at Seattle and Portland) to begin... Read more »
Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Anibaba, Friedrich, Berry, Segares M Pause, Alex, Nyarko, Fernandez F Rolfe, MacDonald Bench: Tornaghi, Gargan, Jumper, Bone, Thompson, Videira, Oduro Impact GK Perkins D Ferrari, Nesta, Rivas, Camara M Arnaud, Bernier, Warner, Felipe F Nyassi, Di Vaio Bench: Bush, Brovsky, Iapichino, Mapp, Neagle, Ubiparipovic, Wenger
The Fire has to feel reasonably satisfied with a point on the road given the circumstances of the match but they can’t be too happy with allowing Montreal to control long stretches of possession throughout the middle of the game. The visitors held their ground and were slightly better through the first 20 minutes but... Read more »
Starting Line Ups Fire GK Tornaghi D Segares, Gibbs, Anibaba, Gargan M Pappa, Pardo, Grazzini, Pause F Nyarko, Oduro Bench: Nolly, Jumper, Bone, Paladini, Barouch, Robayo, Puppo Impact GK Ricketts D Brovsky, Ferrari, Wahl, Gardner M Arnaud, Bernier, Felipe, Mapp F Nyassi, Braun Bench: Sutton, Corradi, Mallace, Neagle, Thomas, Warner, Wenger
It may be easy to dismiss the Montreal Impact as an expansion team after watching their 2-0 loss in Vancouver last Saturday but as the Fire have learned in the past, it’s not so simple to discount the effect of playing on the road in a big opener for the opposing side. This time the... Read more »