RSL at Montreal Impact

Montreal
3- 2
Real Salt Lake
SATURDAY, MAY 11 11:59AM MDT Stade Saputo

Lineups:

Real Salt Lake (4-1-2-1-2): Nick Rimando; Chris Wingert, Chris Schuler, Kwame Watson-Siriboe, Lovel Palmer; Kyle Beckerman (C); Ned Grabavoy, Sebastian Velasquez (Khari Stephenson, 69'); Olmes Garcia, Devon Sandoval (Joao Plata, 85')

Substitutes: Josh Saunders (GK), Tony Beltran, Carlos Salcedo, Luis Gil, John Stertzer

Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Troy Perkins; Maxim Tissot, Hassoun Camara, Mateo Ferrari, Jeb Brovsky; Justin Mapp (Sanna Nyassi, 86'), Patrice Bernier (C), Felipe, Andres Romero (Blake Smith, 73'); Andrew Wenger, Marco Di Vaio

Substitutes: Evan Bush, Wandrille Lefevre, Dennis Iapichino, Collen Warner, Sinisa Ubiparipovic

Recap

MONTREAL, Quebec – Real Salt Lake (5-5-2, 17 points, West #2) lost a heartbreaker on Saturday afternoon, giving up two late goals to fall 3-2 to the Montreal Impact (6-2-2, 20 points, East T-2) at Stade Saputo.

Captain Kyle Beckerman put RSL up 2-1 with a 77th minute goal, but the Claret-and-Cobalt couldn’t hold the lead, with Montreal FW Marco Di Vaio equalizing from an offside position in the 80th minute before Impact DF Matteo Ferrari found the winner in the 93rd.

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Highlights

Match Stats

Goals and Assists

Club Time Player (Assisted by)
RSL 7' Matteo Ferrari (OG)  
MTL 39' Felipe Martins (Justin Mapp, Jeb Brovsky)
RSL 77' Kyle Beckerman  
MTL 80' Marco Di Vaio (Andrew Wenger, Maxim Tissot)
MTL 93' Matteo Ferrari (Blake Smith)

Disciplinary

Club Time Player Reason Action
MTL 29' Hassoun Camara Foul Yellow
RSL 40' Ned Grabavoy Foul Yellow
MTL 89' Maxim Tissot Foul Yellow
RSL 91' Nick Rimando Argument Yellow
MTL 91' Sanna Nyassi Argument Yellow
MTL 93' Matteo Ferrari Excessive celebration Yellow

Match Facts

Montreal Impact   Real Salt Lake
17 Attempts on Goal 21
5 Shots on Target 7
6 Shots off Target 7
6 Blocked Shots 7
9 Corner Kicks 6
7 Fouls 12
17 Open Play Crosses 13
3 Offsides 1
4 First Yellow Cards 2
0 Second Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
53 Duels Won 41
56% Duels Won % 43%
293 Total Pass 345
73% Passing Accuracy % 81%
46.6% Possession 53.4%

 

Quote Sheet

Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake Head Coach Jason Kreis

Impressions on the game....

“What is important is understanding why the corner kick comes and how it comes. It bounces sometimes and you get punished for it. I think there was a lot of space in the midfield today. We had a lot of gaps to play in and I think our guys took advantage of them to create as many chances as we have on the road. It means something.”

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