Tag: Montreal Impact

Fire prep for important stretch against Eastern Conference opponents

Consecutive streaks have been the norm for the Fire through their first eight matches of the season. The team dropped their first three games to Western opponents to start the season, before winning three straight against Eastern opponents, only to drop their last two, again at the hand of Western Conference teams. After compiling a... Read more »

Eric Gehrig ready for return after long break

Eric Gehrig ready for return after long break
Eric Gehrig knows today’s matchup between the Fire and New York City FC is an important one. After twenty days without a match, the Fire take the field again Friday night in hopes of continuing their unbeaten run, and making the most of a hobbled NYCFC team that will be missing key players when they... Read more »

Fire v Impact match day

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

Impact 2 Fire 0 - recap and ratings

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 »

Fire v Impact match preview

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 »

Fire 3 Impact 1 - recap and ratings

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The Fire continue to just win and are now one point behind Sporting Kansas City for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.  The latest victory, a 3-1 decision over Jesse Marsch and the Montreal Impact improved the Men In Red’s home record against Eastern foes to 8-0-1 and an impressive 12-4-3 overall against the... Read more »

Fire v Impact match day

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

Fire 1 Impact 1 - Recap and Ratings

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 »

Fire v Impact Match Day

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  

Fire v Impact Match Preview

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 »