MONTREAL. Montreal Impact prevails over New York RB with a 2-0 win with an own goal from A. Reyes (25′) and a goal from M. Choinière (90′). New York RB lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).
Montreal Impact remained in 10 after I. Iliadis received a double yellow card in the 65′. Nonetheless, Montreal Impact still managed to win this match playing only in 10.
The match was played at the Stade Saputo stadium in Montreal on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Rubiel Vazquez assisted by Logan Brown and Jeffrey Greeson. The 4th official was Pierre Luce Lauziere. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.6 degrees Celsius or 58.32 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 53%.
- 41 Ball Possession 59
- 7 Total 15
- 6 On Target 4
- 0 Off Target 8
- 1 Shots blocked 3
- 85 Attack 124
- 21 Dangerous attack 49
- 71 Ball safe 69
- 0 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 5
- 1 Off Sides 1
- 16 Total 12
- 3 Yellow Cards 3
- 1 Double Yellow 0
- 1 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 4
New York RB had a superior ball possession 59% while Montreal Impact was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
New York RB was putting more pressure with 49 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. Anyway, Montreal Impact found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.
Montreal Impact shot 7 times, 6 on target, 0 off target. On the opposite side, New York RB shot 15 times, 4 on target, 8 off target.
Montreal Impact received 3 yellow cards (Gabriele Corbo, I. Iliadis and M. Choinière). On the opposite side, New York RB received 3 yellow cards (D. Edelman, Kyle Duncan and A. Reyes).
I. Iliadis (Montreal Impact) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (65′).
After playing this match, Montreal Impact will have 6 points like Inter Miami and Charlotte to remain in the 15th place. Talking about the opposition, New York RB will stay with 8 points like Philadelphia Union and DC United to soar in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Montreal Impact will play away with Columbus Crew on the 20th of October with a 12-10 head to head record in favor of Columbus Crew (5 draws).
New York RB will play away agasint Nashville SC on the 20th of October with a 2-0 head to head in favor of New York RB (2 draws).
Montreal Impact and New York RB will play the return match on the at the Red Bull Arena, Harrison
Montreal Impact – Formation
Montreal Impact started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Hernán Pablo Losada decided to play with the following team: Jonathan Sirois, Gabriele Corbo , Rudy Camacho , Joel Waterman , Aaron Herrera , Victor Wanyama , Mathieu Choinière , Ilias Iliadis , Bryce Duke , Ariel Lassiter and Nnamdi Chinonso Offor .
The home team had on the bench: Logan Ketterer, Nathan Saliba, Róbert Orri Þorkelsson, Ibrahim Sunusi, Ahmed Hamdi, Rida Zouhir, George Campbell, Zachary Brault Guillard and Sean Rea.
Montreal Impact made 3 changes: Ariel Lassiter for Rida Zouhir (70′), B. Duke for Sean Rea (80′) and Gabriele Corbo for George Campbell (89′).
Best player: Gabriele Corbo
The most impressive player for Montreal Impact was Gabriele Corbo even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 29 passes (65% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 3.
New York RB – Formation
New York RB started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Gerhard Struber played with: Carlos Miguel, Kyle Duncan , Andres Reyes , Sean Nealis , John Tolkin , Cristian Cásseres Jr. , Daniel Edelman , Wikelman Carmona , Omir Fernandez , Cameron Harper and Cory Burke .
They had on the bench: Dru Yearwood, Dylan Nealis, Ryan Meara, Hassan Ndam, Peter Stroud, Tom Barlowand Elias Manoel .
New York RB could not rely on the presence of Dru Yearwood (injured).
New York RB made 4 changes: Cory Burke for Tom Barlow (46′), Omir Fernandez for Elias Manoel Alves de Paula (61′), Kyle Duncan for Dru Yearwood (85′) and W. Carmona for D. Nealis (89′).
Best player: Cristian Cásseres Jr.
The most impressive player for New York RB was Cristian Cásseres Jr..
His rating iswith 48 passes (81% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.
- Philadelphia Union – Toronto – 4-2
- Orlando City – DC United – 1-3
- New York City – Dallas – 3-1
- New England – Sporting KC – 2-1
- Montreal Impact – New York RB – 2-0
- Cincinnati – Portland Timbers – 2-1
- Charlotte – Columbus Crew – 1-0