Final : Montreal Impact 5-3 Philadelphia Union

Hat-trick from Di Vaio in tonight's win

Marco Di Vaio celebration goal Philadelphia Union

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Match info   |  20th anniversary  |  Match preview

 

Highlights

94' GOAL - Smith scores his first MLS! (5-3)

85' GOAL - Le Toux scores for Philadelphia (4-3)

73' GOAL - Wenger scores his first of the season (4-2)

69' GOAL - Hoppenot surprises Perkins with this cross/shot (3-2)

32' GOAL - Hat-trick for MDV! (3-1)

28' GOAL -  Vaio scores his second of the night. (2-1)

5' GOAL - McInerney ties it up for Philadelphia (1-1)

2' GOAL - Di Vaio opens the scoring (1-0)


 

Starting lineups

MTL - Perkins, Iapichino, Ferrari, Nesta, Brovsky; Romero, Bernier, Felipe, Mapp; Wenger, Di Vaio

Subs:  Bush, Lefèvre, Ouimette, Warner, Ubiparipovic, Smith, Nyassi

PHI - MacMath, Gaddis, Parke, Okugo, Williams, Carroll (c), Cruz, Kleberson, Farfan, Le Toux, McInerney

Subs: Konopka, Casey, Hoppenot, Fernandes, Anding, Kassel, Daniel


Match info

Montreal Impact – Philadelphia Union
Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 7pm (ET)
Stade Saputo

TV: TVA Sports
Radio: CJAD 800 AM
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20th anniversary celebrations

This matchup will mark the second of three games celebrating the club’s 20th anniversary. As part of the game day festivities, the Impact will introduce a few players from the 2004 championship team prior to kickoff at centre field.

Also, in partnership with patisserie Les Délices Lafrenaie, la Fédération des producteurs d'œufs de consommation du Québec and Saputo, spectators in attendance will have the chance to taste the giant anniversary cake (peanut-free) before the start of the game (from 5:30 to 7pm), near the main entrance.

The Impact invites you to visit the l’équipe Techo-Bloc kiosque on Saturday at the game for your chance to win an outdoor Techo-Bloc fireplace valued at $10,000.

Just before kickoff, the organization has another surprise for all those in attendance.


Match preview

This is the first of three regular-season games between the teams in 2013. In preseason action, the two teams tied 0-0 on February 15, at Everbank Field, in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Impact and Philadelphia Union faced each other twice in 2012. The Impact lost 2-1 on July 14 at PPL Park, before winning 2-0 at Stade Saputo on August 4.

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WATCH: Marco Schällibaum

"They have a good base, they've won three games on the road, but we know we have a good team."

 

WATCH: Sinisa Ubiparipovic

"Philadelphia is a very young, energetic and positive team in the way they play. Their striker (Jack McInerney) has been in great form so we definitely have to pay attention to that."

 
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