MONTREAL. Montreal Impact annihilates Orlando City 4-1 with goals of J. Waterman (21′), D. Mihailovic (52′), J. Torres (81′) and Z. Brault-Guillard (84′). Regarding the opposition, Orlando City scored with J. Moutinho (72′). Montreal Impact capitalized on its better ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Stade Saputo stadium in Montreal on Saturday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Guido Gonzalez assisted by Gianni Facchini and Lyes Arfa. The 4th official was Pierre Luce Lauziere. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 14.1 degrees Celsius or 57.43 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 30%.
Montreal Impact had a superior ball possession 59% while Orlando City was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Montreal Impact was more pushing with 39 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 11 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Montreal Impact won the match.
Montreal Impact shot 22 times, 11 on target, 11 off target. Talking about the opposition, Orlando City shot 2 times, 1 on target, 1 off target.
Montreal Impact received 4 yellow cards (J. Waterman, D. Mihailovic, R. Quioto and S. Piette). On the opposite side, Orlando City received 2 yellow cards (E. Kara and T. Williams).
After playing this match, Montreal Impact will have 17 points like New York RB and Orlando City to hold in the 5th place. Regarding the opposition, Orlando City will stay with 17 points like New York RB and Montreal Impact to remain in the 7th place.
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Montreal Impact will play away against Inter Miami on the 8th of October with a 4-1 head to head stats in favor of Montreal Impact (0 draws).
Orlando City will host Columbus Crew on the 8th of October with a 7-6 head to head in favor of Orlando City (3 draws).
Montreal Impact – Formation
Montreal Impact started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Wilfried Nancy decided to play with the following team: .
Montreal Impact could not rely on the presence of Z. Brault-Guillard (injured).
Montreal Impact made 5 changes: M. Choiniere for A. Hamdi (72′), A. Johnston for Z. Brault-Guillard (77′), R. Quioto for K. Kamara (77′), D. Mihailovic for M. Miljevic (87′) and J. Torres for J. Kwizera (87′).
Orlando City – Formation
Orlando City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Óscar Alexander Pareja Gómez played with: .
Orlando City made 5 changes: J. Mendez for Urso Junior (57′), B. Michel for J. Mulraney (58′), Pato for E. Kara (60′), M. Pereyra for A. Perea (76′) and J. Moutinho for K. Smith (87′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.