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NYCFC v Impact - Line-Ups and Team News

Henry reverts to 5-3-2, Deila makes three changes from Columbus defeat...

Montreal Impact v Orlando City SC
Orji Okwonkwo returns to the bench after injury for Montreal Impact this evening.

NYCFC head coach Ronnie Deila makes three changes from the team that lost last Sunday to Columbus.

Out goes goalscorer Valentin Castellanos, defender Maxime Chanot and right-sided attacker, Ismael Tajouri-Shradi, replaced by Moralez, Ibeagha and 28 year-old Icelandic international Gudi Porarinsson.

For the Impact, Thierry Henry has reverted to a 5-3-2. Available again Jukka Raitala begins on the bench, with Jorge Corrales in the left flank role. Camacho, Binks and Waterman form the central defensive block and of course, Brault-Guillard takes up his usual position on the right.

Sejdic, Piette and Wanyama again form the midfield three. Bojan and Quioto form a two-pronged attack.

James Pantemis continues between the sticks.

The Impact also has its strongest bench for some time, with Maciel and Okwonkwo named after returning from injury.


Line-ups -

NYCFC - Johnson - Tinnerholm, Ibeagha, Callens, Matarrita - Parks, Ring - Moralez, Thorarinsson, Mackay-Steven - Medina
Bench - Barraza, Torres, Rocha, Scally, Acevedo, Stuver, Haak

IMFC - Pantemis - Brault-Guillard, Camacho, Binks, Waterman, Corrales - Wanyama, Sejdic, Piette - Bojan, Quioto
Bench - Sirois, Raitala, Yao, Maciel, Shome, Tabla, Urruti, Okwonkwo, Toye

Match Officials -
Referee: Ramy Touchan
Asst Refs: Eric Weisbrod, Adam Garner
4th Official: Adam Kilpatrick
VAR: Guido Gonzales Jr.


Note - Latest: Orji Okwonkwo was withdrawn from the Impact bench prior to kick-off and after this story was published. He was replaced by Clement Bayiha,