4 games, 4 wins, 12 points and the Montreal Impact are on a roll that no one really saw coming. Though, picking up the positive momentum from 2012 with a distinct Marco Schällibaum touch.
MTL - GK-Troy Perkins; D-Jeb Brovsky, Matteo Ferrari, Karl W. Ouimette, Hassoun Camara; M- Patrice Bernier, Andrés Romero (Andrew Wenger 84'), Felipe (Calum Mallace 75'), Davy Arnaud, Andrea Pisanu (Justin Mapp 62'); F-Marco Di Vaio
NY - GK-Luis Robles; D- Brandon Barklage, Heath Pearce, Markus Holgersson, Kosuke Kimura; M-Eric Alexander (Lloyd Sam 83'), Dax McCarty, Juninho, Johnny Steele (Connor Lade 69'); F-Fabian Espindola, Peguy Luyindula (Josue Martinez 79')
Unused subs: GK-Santiago Castano; M-Ruben Bover, Ian Christianson; F-Rafhinha
MTL - Di Vaio (Bernier) 14'
NY - Juninho 18'
NY - Steele 42'
NY - Barklage 66' + Second Yellow Card at the 74' (Red Card)
NY - Alexander 81'
MTL - Camara 85
(provided by MLSSoccer.com)
|Montreal Impact||New York Red Bulls|
|14||Attempts on Goal||16|
|6||Shots on Target||3|
|7||Shots off Target||7|
|3||Open Play Crosses||20|
|1||First Yellow Cards||3|
|0||Second Yellow Cards||1|
|52%||Duels Won %||47%|
|81%||Passing Accuracy %||82%|
Montreal Impact Head Coach, Marco Schällibaum
In the first half, we suffered a little bit, especially the first 10 minutes. We played too far away from New York when defending and didn't create anything up until we scored and then it lifted us a little. The second half was better. We seem to score goals at opportune moments in a game.
I felt good out there tonight. I fell like things are getting better for me every game and I reacted well in finding space when moving forward.We are creating a lot of chances and we keep improving on the mental aspect of the game, but the season is long and we have to keep working and improving. We are pleased because we just beat a very good team.
I was nervous... really nervous. I got goose bumps all over. But once you get your first touch, you get into the game. Then I won my first duel and it gave me confidence going forward.