2016 Montreal Impact season

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Montreal Impact
2016 season
Owner and President Joey Saputo
Coach Mauro Biello
MLS Cup Playoffs Conference Finals
Canadian Championship Semi-Finals
Top goalscorer League: Ignacio Piatti (17)
All: Ignacio Piatti (21)
Highest home attendance 61,004 (November 22 vs. Toronto FC)
Lowest home attendance 16,318 (September 28 vs. San Jose Earthquakes)
Average home league attendance 20,669
Home colours
Away colours

The 2016 Montreal Impact season was the club's 23rd season of existence, and their fifth in Major League Soccer, the top tier of the Canadian soccer pyramid.They advanced all the way to the conference final where they lost to Canadian rival Toronto FC

Outside of MLS regular season play, the club participated in the 2016 Canadian Championship.

Background[edit]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred from Fee/Notes Date Source
26 DF United States Kyle Fisher United States Clemson Tigers 2016 MLS SuperDraft January 14, 2016 [1]
36 DF Argentina Víctor Cabrera Argentina Club Atlético River Plate Purchased after loan spell January 23, 2016 [2]
14 MF United States Harry Shipp United States Chicago Fire Traded for General and Targeted Allocation Money February 13, 2016 [3]
19 FW Belize Michael Salazar United States UC Riverside Highlanders 2016 MLS SuperDraft March 1, 2016 [4]
17 MF Canada David Choinière Canada FC Montreal Signed as a Homegrown Player June 28, 2016 [5]
3 DF United States Amadou Dia United States Sporting Kansas City Traded for Cameron Porter July 12, 2016 [6]
30 MF Argentina Hernán Bernardello Spain Deportivo Alavés Free Transfer July 24, 2016 [7]

Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred to Fee/Notes Date Source
13 FW United States Kenny Cooper Option Declined December 7, 2015 [8]
21 MF United States Justin Mapp United States Sporting Kansas City Free Agent December 14, 2015 [9]
14 MF England Nigel Reo-Coker Norway IK Start Released January 22, 2016 [10]
3 DF United States Eric Miller United States Colorado Rapids Trade for a 2018 1st round MLS SuperDraft pick and Allocation money February 14, 2016 [11]
5 MF United States Dilly Duka United States Columbus Crew SC Trade for a 2017 2nd round MLS SuperDraft pick and Allocation and TAM money June 20, 2016 [12]
51 MF Canada Maxim Tissot Canada Ottawa Fury Waived June 28, 2016 [13]
39 FW United States Cameron Porter United States Sporting Kansas City Traded for Amadou Dia July 12, 2016 [6]
29 MF United States Eric Alexander United States Houston Dynamo Traded for Allocation Money July 22, 2016 [14]

Loans in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned from Loan start date Loan end date Source
32 MF Argentina Lucas Ontivero Turkey Galatasaray January 18, 2016 December 31, 2016 [15]
67 DF Canada David Choinière Canada FC Montreal June 1, 2016 June 9, 2016 [16]
21 FW Italy Matteo Mancosu Italy Bologna July 7, 2016 June 30, 2017 [17]

Loans out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned to Loan start date Loan end date Source
17 FW Jamaica Romario Williams United States Charleston Battery March 1, 2016 December 31, 2016 [18]

Draft picks[edit]

Round No. Pos. Player College/Club team Transaction Source
1(14) 26 DF United States Kyle Fisher United States Clemson Tigers men's soccer Signed prior to the draft [19]
2(24) 19 FW Belize Michael Salazar United States UC Riverside Highlanders Signed [19]
2(34) MF United States Eric Verso United States Stanford University Released from try-out, Signed with United States Rio Grande Valley FC Toros [19]
2(39) FW United States Keegan Smith United States University of San Diego Released from try-out, Signed with United States Orlando City B [19]
3(55) DF United States Brendan Hines-Ike United States University of South Florida Signed with Sweden Örebro SK [19]

International caps[edit]

Players called for senior international duty during the 2016 season while under contract with the Montreal Impact.

Nationality Position Player Competition Date Opponent Minutes played Score
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas Friendly February 2, 2016 v Venezuela 42' 0–1
Canada Canada GK Maxime Crépeau Friendly February 5, 2016 v USA 90' 0–1
Canada Canada DF Wandrille Lefèvre Friendly February 5, 2016 v USA 45' 0–1
Canada Canada MF Kyle Bekker Friendly February 5, 2016 v USA 45' 0–1
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification March 29, 2016 v Jamaica 16' 3–0
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas Friendly May 27, 2016 v Venezuela 30' 2–1
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman Friendly May 28, 2016 v Switzerland 35' 2–1
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Friendly May 30, 2016 v France 90' 2–3
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification June 3, 2016 v Mauritania 90' 1–0
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas Copa América Centenario June 4, 2016 v Paraguay 23' 0–0
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman Friendly June 5, 2016 v Norway 24' 3–2
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas Copa América Centenario June 11, 2016 v Colombia 90' 3–2
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman UEFA Euro 2016 June 13, 2016 v Italy 75' 0–2
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification September 2, 2016 v Haiti 35' 1–0
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification September 3, 2016 v Gambia 90' 2–0
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification September 6, 2016 v Panama 90' 3–1
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo Friendly September 6, 2016 v Gabon 85' 2–1
Canada Canada FW Anthony Jackson-Hamel Friendly October 6, 2016 v Mauritania 20' 4–0
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification October 7, 2016 v Bosnia and Herzegovina 79' 4–0
Belize Belize FW Michael Salazar Friendly October 8, 2016 v Honduras 90' 1–2
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas Friendly October 9, 2016 v Russia 90' 4–3
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification October 9, 2016 v Algeria 90' 1–1
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification October 10, 2016 v Gibraltar 90' 6–0
Canada Canada FW Anthony Jackson-Hamel Friendly October 11, 2016 v Morocco 29' 0–4
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman Friendly November 9, 2016 v Netherlands 90' 1–1
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification November 11, 2016 v Trinidad and Tobago 12' 2–0
Cameroon Cameroon DF Ambroise Oyongo 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification November 12, 2016 v Zambia 90' 1–1
Belgium Belgium DF Laurent Ciman 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification November 13, 2016 v Estonia 90' 8–1
Costa Rica Costa Rica MF Johan Venegas 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification November 15, 2016 v USA 67' 4–0

Pre-Season Friendlies[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

MD Date, KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined players Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
1 February 4
10:30 a.m.
A New York Red Bulls 0–5 B. Wright-Phillips Goal 31'34'
Bezecourt Goal 51'
Kljestan Goal 54'
Allen Goal 117'
2 February 13
10:30 a.m.
H FC Montreal 1–1 Williams Goal 80' Sanon Goal 92'
3 February 17
7:00 p.m.
A New York City FC 0–1 Mullins Goal 75'
4 February 20
4:00 p.m.
A D.C. United 4–1 Oduro Goal 5'31'
Salazar Goal 18'
Williams Goal 86'
Saborío Goal 36'
5 February 24
4:00 p.m.
A Toronto FC 1–1 Oduro Goal 20' Hamilton Goal 79'
6 February 27
7:00 p.m.
A Tampa Bay Rowdies 0–0

Regular Season Friendlies[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

MD Date, KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined players Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
1 August 3
7:30 p.m.
H A.S. Roma 0-2 20,801 Džeko Goal 6'
Nainggolan Goal 21'

Major League Soccer[edit]

Review[edit]

Tables[edit]

Eastern Conference[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
3 Toronto FC 34 14 9 11 51 39 +12 53 Knockout round
4 D.C. United 34 11 10 13 53 47 +6 46
5 Montreal Impact 34 11 11 12 49 53 −4 45
6 Philadelphia Union 34 11 14 9 52 55 −3 42
7 New England Revolution 34 11 14 9 44 54 −10 42
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots.

Overall[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification[a]
9 Real Salt Lake 34 12 12 10 44 46 −2 46
10 D.C. United 34 11 10 13 53 47 +6 46
11 Montreal Impact 34 11 11 12 49 53 −4 45
12 Portland Timbers 34 12 14 8 48 53 −5 44
13 Philadelphia Union 34 11 14 9 52 55 −3 42
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots
Notes:
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Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L D GF GA GD W L D GF GA GD W L D GF GA GD
34 45 11 11 12 49 53  −4 7 5 5 31 29  +2 4 6 7 18 24  −6

Last updated: October 25, 2016
Source: 2016 Major League Soccer season
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Fixtures & results[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

MD Date
KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined players Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
1 March 6
5:30 p.m.
A Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3–2 22,120 Piatti Goal 19'88'
Oduro Goal 42'
Oyongo YC 45'
Harvey Goal 45'
Bolaños YC 62'
Aird YC 77'
Waston Goal 90+3'
2 March 12
4:00 p.m.
H New York Red Bulls 3–0 27,545 Cabrera YC 52'
Oduro Goal 58'
Piatti Goal 71'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 90+4'
McCarty YC 36'
3 March 19
9:00 p.m.
A FC Dallas 0–2 14,502 Toia YC 43' Zimmerman YC 34'
Figueroa YC 72'
Díaz Goal 79'
Urruti Goal 87'
4 April 2
10:00 p.m.
A Seattle Sounders FC 0–1 39,705 Camara YC 64'
Ontivero YC 75'
Toia YC 78'
Ivanschitz YC 68'
Dempsey Goal 79'
5 April 9
4:00 p.m.
H Columbus Crew SC 2–0 22,053 Camara Goal 48'
Bekker Goal 86'YC 87'
Piatti YC 53'
6 April 16
5:00 p.m.
A Chicago Fire 2–1 14,509 Drogba Goal 56'
Piatti Goal 90+1'
Igboananike Goal 29'
7 April 23
4:00 p.m.
H Toronto FC 0–2 20,801 Morrow YC 27'
Giovinco Goal 40'81'
8 April 27
7:00 p.m.
A New York City FC 1–1 23,252 Piatti YC 43'
Donadel YC 65'
Bernier YC 79'
LefevreYC 89'
Oduro Goal 90+1'
Lopez YC 29'
Bravo YC 35'
Allen Goal 51'
White YC 78'
9 April 30
4:00 p.m.
H Colorado Rapids 2–2 20,801 Drogba Goal 9'
Tissot Goal 50'
Ciman YC 66'
Hairston YC 45'
Gashi Goal 47' YC 78'
Sjöberg YC 61'
Burling Goal 73'
10 May 7
7:30 p.m.
A Columbus Crew SC 4–4 14,095 Piatti Goal 26'58'
Drogba Goal 57' (pen.)
Ontivero YC 82'
Oduro Goal 90+3'
Kamara Goal 16'45+1'
Higuaín Goal 48'53' (pen.)
Francis YC 82'
11 May 14
5:00 p.m.
H Philadelphia Union 1–1 20,801 Drogba Goal 3'
Piatti YC 36'
Donadel YC 50'
Oyongo YC 80'
Sapong Goal 34'
Gaddis YC 81'
12 May 21
7:30 p.m.
A Orlando City SC 1–2 34,081 Piatti Goal 4'
Bush YC 45+1'
Winter YC 13'
Shea YC 41'
Larin Goal 43'87'
Rivas YC 45+2'
Higuita YC 53'
Alston YC 66'
13 May 28
8:00 p.m.
H LA Galaxy 3–2 20,801 Piatti Goal 26'
Ontivero Goal 56'
BernierYC 68'
Drogba Goal 90+4' YC 90+5'
Santos Goal 8'
Magee Goal 58'
Gordon YC 90+2'
Steres YC 90+4'
14 June 18
7:30 p.m.
A Columbus Crew SC 0–0 14,814 Drogba YC 59'
Camara YC 90+2'
Ashe YC 14'
Wahl YC 68'
TchaniYC 68'
15 June 25
7:30 p.m.
H Sporting Kansas City 2-2 20,032 Ontivero Goal 16'YC 24'
Piatti Goal 39' (pen.)
Oyongo YC 43'
Drogba YC 55'
Dwyer Goal 21'Goal 59'
Medranda YC 38'
16 July 2
5:30 p.m.
H New England Revolution 3-2 20,279 Salazar Goal 40'Goal 48'
Piatti Goal 54' (pen.)
Kamara Goal 18'Goal 33'
Knighton YC 53'
Caldwell YC 55'
17 July 9
10:00 p.m.
A Real Salt Lake 1-1 20,086 Shipp Goal 8'
Cabrera YC 16'
Wingert YC 62'
Glad YC 70'
Beckerman YC 76'
Movsisyan Goal 79' (pen.)
18 July 13
10:30 p.m.
A Portland Timbers 1-1 21,144 Piatti YC 18'Goal 44'
Shipp YC 68'
Camara YC 70'
McInerney Goal 14'
Adi YC 70'
19 July 17
5:00 p.m.
H New York City FC 1-3 20,801 Camara YC 50'
Shipp Goal 55'
Ontivero YC 61'
Cabrera YC 74'
Villa Goal 35'
Harrison Goal 45+2'
Lopez YC 72'
Lampard Goal 85'
Saunders YC 88'
20 July 23
7:30 p.m.
H Philadelphia Union 5-1 20,801 Drogba Goal 19'Goal 42'Goal 52'
Salazar YC 26'
Mallace YC 50'
Bernier YC 83'
Piatti Goal 87'
Mancosu Goal 90+1'
Barnetta YC 27'
Pontius Goal 72'
Gaddis YC 76'
21 July 31
6:00 p.m.
A D.C. United 1-1 16,728 Bekker YC 54'
Drogba Red card 81'
Bernardello Goal 86'YC 90+2'
Mullins Goal 20'YC 77'
Sarvas YC 25'
22 August 6
7:30 p.m.
H Houston Dynamo 1-0 20,801 Mancosu Goal 76'
Bernardello YC 86'
Horst YC 41'
Williams YC 61'
23 August 13
7:00 p.m.
A New York Red Bulls 1-3 23,459 Piatti Goal 21'
Oyongo Red card 48'
Bernardello YC 50'
Mallace YC 69'
Collin YC 14'
Wright-Phillips Goal 22'Goal 41'
Davis Goal 46'
Muyl YC 87'
24 August 20
7:30 p.m.
H Chicago Fire 0-3 20,801 Ciman YC 44'
Drogba YC 71'
Solignac Goal 15'YC 31'
Accam Goal 73'
Polster Goal 89'
25 August 24
7:30 p.m.
H D.C. United 1-1 19,740 Bush YC 36'
Camara Goal 77'
Birnbaum YC 8'
Neagle Goal 39' (pen.)
Sarvas YC 63'
Igboananike YC 67'
Opare Red card 89'
26 August 27
7:30 p.m.
A Toronto FC 1-0 28,454 Mallace Red card 43'
Piatti Goal 73'
Bush YC 73'
Mancosu YC 81'
Bekker YC 90+1'
Delgado YC 44'
Zavaleta YC 46'
Osorio YC 70'
27 September 7
7:30 p.m.
H Orlando City SC 1-4 17,389 Drogba Goal 2'
Bernier YC 51'
Bush Red card 51'
Bernardello YC 84'
Shea Goal 4'YC 45'
Kaká Goal 36'Goal 54' (pen.)
Carrasco YC 55'
Rivas Goal 77'YC 89'
28 September 10
7:00 p.m.
A Philadelphia Union 1-1 18,500 Ciman YC 48'
Camara YC 60'
Mancosu Goal 88'
Pontius YC 34'
Barnetta Goal 45'
Sapong YC 54'
29 September 17
7:30 p.m.
H New England Revolution 1-3 20,801 Shipp YC 41'
Drogba Goal 50' (pen.)
Cabrera YC 54'
Kamara Goal 1'
Rowe Goal 27'Goal 59'
Gonçalves YC 39'
Gonçalves YC 39'
30 September 24
7:00 p.m.
A New York Red Bulls 0-1 22,209 Cabrera YC 22'
Oyongo YC 45+3'
Bernardello YC 56'
Donadel YC 81'
Kljestan YC 56'
Royer Goal 60'
31 September 28
7:30 p.m.
H San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 16,318 Oduro Goal 22'
Piatti Goal 32'YC 86'
Camara YC 50'
Cabrera YC 56'
Venegas YC 86'Goal 90+2'
Drogba YC 90+1'
Francis YC 12'
Wondolowski Goal 62'
32 October 2
1:00 p.m.
A Orlando City SC 1-0 26,041 Oduro Goal 56'
Fisher YC 65'
Boden YC 77'
33 October 16
3:00 p.m.
H Toronto FC 2-2 20,801 Piatti Goal 19'Goal 55' (pen.)
Donadel YC 59'
Bradley YC 25'
Beitashour YC 45+1'
Altidore Goal 51'
Giovinco YC 68'
Moor YC 78'
Ricketts Goal 86'
34 October 23
4:00 p.m.
A New England Revolution 0-3 39,587 Mallace YC 55'
Oduro YC 64'
Venegas YC 83'
Fagúndez Goal 13'
Agudelo YC 56'Goal 60'
Kamara Goal 71'YC 72'

MLS Cup Playoffs[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Leg Date – KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Agg. score
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined player Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
Knockout Round
October 27
7:30 p.m.
A D.C. United 4-2 12,773 Ciman Goal 4'
Mancosu Goal 43'Goal 58'
Piatti Goal 83'
Neagle Goal 89'
Kemp Goal 90+4'
Conference Semi-Final
FL October 30, 3:00 p.m. H New York Red Bulls 1-0 15,027 Camara YC 13'
Mancosu Goal 61'
Felipe YC 13'
Damari Red card 90+3'
SL November 6, 4:00 p.m. A New York Red Bulls 2-1 3-1 24,314 Piatti Goal 51'Goal 85'
Bush YC 56'
Ciman YC 63'
Venegas YC 90+2'
Felipe YC 19'
McCarty YC 74'
Wright-Phillips Goal 77'
Kljestan YC 89'
Conference Final
FL November 22, 8:00 p.m. H Toronto FC 3-2 61,004 Oduro Goal 10'
Mancosu Goal 12'
Oyongo Goal 63'
Altidore Goal 68'
Bradley Goal 73'
SL November 30, 8:00 p.m. A Toronto FC 2-5 5-7 36,000

Canadian championship[edit]

Canadian Championship review[edit]

  Preliminary Round
           
  FC Edmonton 0 2 2
  Ottawa Fury FC 3 0 3
  Semifinals Final
                         
1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 3 3  
4 Ottawa Fury FC 2 0 2  
    1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 2 2
  3 Toronto FC (a) 1 1 2
2 Montreal Impact 2 0 2
3 Toronto FC 4 0 4  

Canadian Championship results[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Leg Date
KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Agg. score
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined player Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
Semi–final
FL June 1
8:00 p.m.
A Toronto FC 2–4 22,143 Bernier Red card 45+2'
Salazar Goal 86'
Drogba Goal 90+1'
Osorio Goal 13'Goal 34'
Hamilton Goal 60'Goal 80'
Irwin YC 90+2'
SL June 8
8:00 p.m.
H Toronto FC 0–0 2–4 18,964 Drogba YC 50'
Ontivero Red card 60'
Oduro YC 88'
Zavaleta YC 45'

Player information[edit]

Squad information[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position Date of Birth (Age At Year End) Previous Club
Goalkeepers
1 Evan Bush  US GK (1986-03-06) March 6, 1986 (age 32) Canada Montreal Impact (NASL)
22 Eric Kronberg  US GK (1983-06-07) June 7, 1983 (age 35) United States Sporting Kansas City
40 Maxime Crépeau  CAN GK (1994-05-11) May 11, 1994 (age 24) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
Defenders
2 Ambroise Oyongo Cameroon CAM LB (1991-06-22) June 22, 1991 (age 27) United States New York Red Bulls
3 Amadou Dia  US CB (1993-06-08) June 8, 1993 (age 25) United States Sporting Kansas City
5 Wandrille Lefèvre  CAN CB (1989-12-17) December 17, 1989 (age 28) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
6 Hassoun Camara  FRA CB\RB (1984-02-03) February 3, 1984 (age 34) Canada Montreal Impact (NASL)
23 Laurent Ciman  BEL CB (1985-08-05) August 5, 1985 (age 32) Belgium Standard Liège
25 Donny Toia  US LB (1992-05-28) May 28, 1992 (age 26) United States Chivas USA
26 Kyle Fisher  US CB (1994-06-19) June 19, 1994 (age 24) United States Clemson Tigers
36 Víctor Cabrera  ARG CB (1993-02-07) February 7, 1993 (age 25) Argentina River Plate
Midfielders
8 Patrice Bernier  CAN DM (1979-09-23) September 23, 1979 (age 38) Denmark Lyngby Boldklub
10 Ignacio Piatti  ARG AM (1985-02-04) February 4, 1985 (age 33) Argentina San Lorenzo de Almagro
14 Harry Shipp  US AM (1991-11-07) November 7, 1991 (age 26) United States Chicago Fire
16 Calum Mallace  SCO DM (1990-10-01) October 1, 1990 (age 27) United States Marquette Golden Eagles
17 David Choinière  CAN LM (1997-02-07) February 7, 1997 (age 21) Canada FC Montreal
18 Kyle Bekker  CAN CM (1990-09-02) September 2, 1990 (age 27) United States FC Dallas
27 Johan Venegas  CRC CAM/LW (1988-07-11) July 11, 1988 (age 30) Costa Rica Alajuelense
28 Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé  CAN DM (1995-03-09) March 9, 1995 (age 23) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
30 Hernán Bernardello  ARG DM (1986-08-03) August 3, 1986 (age 31) Spain Deportivo Alavés
32 Lucas Ontivero  ARG LW/RW (1994-09-09) September 9, 1994 (age 23) Turkey Galatasaray
33 Marco Donadel  ITA DM (1983-04-21) April 21, 1983 (age 35) Italy Napoli
Attackers
7 Dominic Oduro  GHA ST (1985-08-13) August 13, 1985 (age 32) Canada Toronto FC
11 Didier Drogba Ivory Coast IVC ST (1978-03-11) March 11, 1978 (age 40) England Chelsea F.C.
15 Andrés Romero  ARG ST (1989-10-29) October 29, 1989 (age 28) Brazil Tombense
19 Michael Salazar  BLZ ST (1992-10-15) October 15, 1992 (age 25) United States UC Riverside Highlanders
21 Matteo Mancosu  ITA ST (1984-12-22) December 22, 1984 (age 33) Italy Bologna F.C. 1909
24 Anthony Jackson-Hamel  CAN ST (1993-08-03) August 3, 1993 (age 24) Canada Montreal Impact Academy

Squad and statistics[edit]

Appearances, minutes played, and goals scored[edit]

No. Nat. Player Total Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Playoffs Ref.
App. Min. Gls App. Min. Gls App. Min. Gls App. Min. Gls
Goalkeepers
1 United States Evan Bush 38 3412 0 33 2932 0 0 0 0 5 480 0
22 United States Eric Kronberg 4 308 0 2 128 0 2 180 0 0 0 0
40 Canada Maxime Crépeau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 Cameroon Ambroise Oyongo 33 2883 1 27 2316 0 1 87 0 5 480 1
3 United States Amadou Dia 1 90 0 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Canada Wandrille Lefèvre 16 1299 0 13 1113 0 2 180 0 1 6 0
6 France Hassoun Camara 34 2900 2 27 2249 2 2 180 0 5 471 0
23 Belgium Laurent Ciman 33 2964 1 28 2484 0 0 0 0 5 480 1
25 United States Donny Toia 18 1374 0 17 1365 0 0 0 0 1 9 0
26 United States Kyle Fisher 3 270 0 2 180 0 1 90 0 0 0 0
36 Argentina Víctor Cabrera 29 2496 0 23 1926 0 1 90 0 5 480 0
Midfielders
8 Canada Patrice Bernier 26 1645 0 20 1185 0 1 45 0 5 415 0
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti 38 3382 21 32 2818 17 1 90 0 5 474 4
14 United States Harry Shipp 30 1670 2 27 1595 2 1 57 0 2 18 0
16 Scotland Calum Mallace 21 926 0 18 861 0 0 0 0 3 65 0
17 Canada David Choinière 2 79 0 1 76 0 1 3 0 0 0 0
18 Canada Kyle Bekker 120 1296 1 18 1139 1 2 157 0 0 0 0
27 Costa Rica Johan Venegas 25 791 1 20 683 1 0 0 0 5 108 0
28 Canada Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé 1 79 0 0 0 0 1 79 0 0 0 0
30 Argentina Hernán Bernardello 16 1286 1 12 992 1 0 0 0 5 382 0
32 Argentina Lucas Ontivero 23 1084 2 21 979 2 2 105 0 0 0 0
33 Italy Marco Donadel 26 1984 0 21 1516 0 0 0 0 5 468 0
Forwards
7 Ghana Dominic Oduro 38 2592 8 31 2028 6 2 100 0 5 464 2
11 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba 27 1906 11 22 1650 10 2 180 1 3 76 0
15 Argentina Andrés Romero 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Belize Michael Salazar 19 824 3 17 711 2 2 113 1 0 0 0
21 Italy Matteo Mancosu 20 1096 7 15 772 3 0 0 0 5 404 4
24 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel 7 171 1 7 171 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
No Longer with the Club
29 United States Eric Alexander 14 1182 0 12 1047 0 2 135 0 0 0 0
39 United States Cameron Porter 2 34 0 0 0 0 2 34 0 0 0 0
51 Canada Maxim Tissot 8 607 1 7 517 1 1 90 0 0 0 0
Last updated: December 1, 2016

Top scorers[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Playoffs TOTAL
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 17 4 21
11 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba FW 10 1 11
7 Ghana Dominic Oduro FW 6 2 8
21 Italy Matteo Mancosu FW 3 4 7
19 Belize Michael Salazar FW 2 1 3
6 France Hassoun Camara DF 2 2
14 United States Harry Shipp MF 2 2
32 Argentina Lucas Ontivero MF 2 2
2 Cameroon Ambroise Oyongo DF 1 1
18 Canada Kyle Bekker MF 1 1
23 Belgium Laurent Ciman DF 1 1
24 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel FW 1 1
27 Costa Rica Johan Venegas MF 1 1
30 Argentina Hernán Bernardello MF 1 1
51 Canada Maxim Tissot MF 1 1
Totals 49 2 12 63

Last updated: December 1, 2016
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Top assists[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Playoffs TOTAL
7 Ghana Dominic Oduro FW 6 3 9
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 6 2 8
11 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba FW 6 1 1 8
2 Cameroon Ambroise Oyongo DF 5 1 6
21 Italy Matteo Mancosu FW 4 2 6
33 Italy Marco Donadel MF 4 2 6
8 Canada Patrice Bernier MF 1 2 3
14 United States Harry Shipp MF 3 3
6 France Hassoun Camara DF 2 2
25 United States Donny Toia DF 2 2
27 Costa Rica Johan Venegas MF 1 1 2
32 Argentina Lucas Ontivero MF 2 2
30 Argentina Hernán Bernardello MF 1 1
29 United States Eric Alexander MF 1 1
Totals 44 1 14 59

Last updated: December 1, 2016
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Top minutes played[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Playoffs TOTAL
1 United States Evan Bush GK 2932 480 3412
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 2818 90 474 3382
23 Belgium Laurent Ciman DF 2484 480 2964
6 France Hassoun Camara DF 2249 180 471 2900
2 Cameroon Ambroise Oyongo DF 2316 87 480 2883
7 Ghana Dominic Oduro FW 2028 100 464 2592
36 Argentina Víctor Cabrera DF 1926 90 480 2496
33 Italy Marco Donadel MF 1516 468 1984
11 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba FW 1650 180 76 1906
14 United States Harry Shipp MF 1595 57 18 1670

Last updated: December 1, 2016
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Multi–goal games[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date Opponent Number of Goals Source
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti March 6, 2016 vs Vancouver Whitecaps 2 [20]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti May 7, 2016 vs Columbus Crew SC 2 [21]
19 FW Belize Michael Salazar July 2, 2016 vs New England Revolution 2 [22]
11 FW Ivory Coast Didier Drogba July 23, 2016 vs Philadelphia Union 3 [23]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti October 16, 2016 vs Toronto FC 2 [24]
21 FW Italy Matteo Mancosu October 27, 2016 vs D.C. United 2 [25]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti November 6, 2016 vs New York Red Bulls 2 [26]

Goals against average[edit]

No. Nat. Player Total Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Playoffs
MIN GA GAA MIN GA GAA MIN GA GAA MIN GA GAA
1  US Evan Bush 3412 60 1.58 2932 50 1.52 0 0 0.00 480 10 1.87
22  US Eric Kronberg 308 7 2.05 128 3 2.11 180 4 2.00 0 0 0.00
40  CAN Maxime Crépeau 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00

Last updated: December 1, 2016
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Clean sheets[edit]

No. Nat. Player Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Cup Playoffs TOTAL
1 United States Evan Bush 6 1 7
22 United States Eric Kronberg 1 1
Totals 6 1 1 8

Last updated: October 31, 2016
Source:Montreal Impact

Yellow and red cards[edit]

No. Player Total Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Cup Playoffs Ref.
YC Yellow cardRed card Red card YC Yellow cardRed card Red card YC Yellow cardRed card Red card YC Yellow cardRed card Red card
1 Evan Bush 4 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
2 Ambroise Oyongo 4 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Amadou Dia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Wandrille Lefèvre 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Hassoun Camara 8 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
7 Dominic Oduro 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Patrice Bernier 4 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10 Ignacio Piatti 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Didier Drogba 6 0 1 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 Harry Shipp 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Andrés Romero 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Calum Mallace 3 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 David Choinière 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Kyle Bekker 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Michael Salazar 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Matteo Mancosu 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Eric Kronberg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Laurent Ciman 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
24 Anthony Jackson-Hamel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Donny Toia 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 Kyle Fisher 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Johan Venegas 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
28 Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Eric Alexander 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Hernán Bernardello 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Lucas Ontivero 4 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
33 Marco Donadel 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 Víctor Cabrera 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
39 Cameron Porter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Maxime Crépeau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
51 Maxim Tissot 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 71 0 6 63 0 4 2 0 2 6 0 0
Last updated: December 1, 2016

International roster slots[edit]

Montreal has ten MLS International Roster Slots for use in the 2016 season. Each club in Major League Soccer is allocated eight international roster spots. Montreal has two extra spot from transactions with the Portland Timbers and Toronto FC.

Recognition[edit]

MLS Best XI[edit]

Player Nation Position Report
Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Best XI

MLS Player of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
10 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Player of the Week: 10

MLS Team of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
1 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 1
2 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 2
Ciman  Belgium DF
6 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 6
Ciman  Belgium DF
7 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 7
Ciman  Belgium DF
9 Drogba  Ivory Coast FW MLS Team of the Week: 9
10 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 10
13 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 13
Drogba  Ivory Coast FW
17 Salazar  Belize FW MLS Team of the Week: 17
20 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 20
Drogba  Ivory Coast FW
Oyongo  Cameroon DF
22 Bush  United States GK MLS Team of the Week: 22
25 Camara  France DF MLS Team of the Week: 25
30 Bush  United States GK MLS Team of the Week: 30
Ciman  Belgium DF
Oduro  Ghana FW
32/33 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 32/33

MLS Goal of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
1 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Goal of the Week: 1
7 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Goal of the Week: 7
9 Tissot  Canada DF MLS Goal of the Week: 9
10 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Goal of the Week: 10
20 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Goal of the Week: 20
32/33 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Goal of the Week: 32/33

MLS Save of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
1 Bush  United States GK MLS Save of the Week: 1

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