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Sounders 0 - Impact 1: Davy Arnaud gives lead at half-time

Like in 2012, Davy Arnaud scores the Montreal Impact's first goal of the season. The Impact lead the Sounders 1-0 at half-time.

Kevin Casey

Noisy but not hostile (yet), Century Link Field is host to an interesting but not very open first half. The Seattle Sounders were going to dictact the tempo of the game. But the Impact still managed to find some holes in the Seattle defense with some quick counter-attacks.

Talking about Davy Arnaud's goal, Felipe beautiful pass and Di Vaio ''dummy'' run was a beautiful movement. Eddie Johnson was close to give Seattle the lead, earlier in the game. With a bigger dominance in possession for the hosts, Montreal has been interestingly solid defensively but with some approximative passing that can be costly in the 2nd half.

Game Stats (at half-time)

Seattle Sounders FC Montreal Impact
8 Attempts on Goal 4
3 Shots on Target 2
3 Shots off Target 2
2 Blocked Shots 0
7 Corner Kicks 0
5 Fouls 5
12 Open Play Crosses 2
2 Offsides 3
1 First Yellow Cards 0
0 Second Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
26 Duels Won 24
52% Duels Won % 48%
271 Total Pass 218
82% Passing Accuracy % 81%
56.2% Possession 43.8%

Davy Arnaud scores for the Impact