2018 Montreal Impact season

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Montreal Impact
2018 season
Owner and PresidentJoey Saputo
CoachRémi Garde
Canadian ChampionshipSemi-Final
Top goalscorerLeague: Ignacio Piatti (16)
All: Ignacio Piatti (16)
Highest home attendance26,005 (March 17 vs. Toronto FC)
Lowest home attendance15,485 (July 14 vs. San Jose Earthquakes)
Average home league attendance18,574
Home colours
Away colours
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The 2018 Montreal Impact season is the club's 25th season of existence, and their seventh in Major League Soccer, the top tier of the Canadian soccer pyramid.

Current squad[edit]

Source, As of August 13, 2018:[1][2]

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)
23 Clément Diop  SEN GK (1993-10-12) October 12, 1993 (age 25) United States LA Galaxy
40 Jason Beaulieu  CAN GK (1994-02-12) February 12, 1994 (age 24) United States New Mexico Lobos
41 James Pantemis  CAN GK (1997-02-21) February 21, 1997 (age 21) Canada FC Montreal
Defenders
2 Víctor Cabrera  ARG CB (1993-02-07) February 7, 1993 (age 25) Argentina River Plate
3 Daniel Lovitz United States US LB (1991-08-27) August 27, 1991 (age 27) Canada Toronto FC
4 Rudy Camacho  FRA CB (1991-03-05) March 5, 1991 (age 27) Belgium Waasland-Beveren
5 Zakaria Diallo  FRA CB (1986-08-11) August 11, 1986 (age 32) France Stade Brestois 29
15 Rod Fanni  FRA CB (1981-12-06) December 6, 1981 (age 37) France Olympique de Marseille
18 Chris Duvall  USA RB (1991-09-10) September 10, 1991 (age 27) United States Minnesota United FC
22 Jukka Raitala  FIN LB (1988-09-15) September 15, 1988 (age 30) United States Los Angeles FC
24 Michael Petrasso  CAN RB (1995-07-09) July 9, 1995 (age 23) England Queens Park Rangers F.C.
26 Kyle Fisher  US CB (1994-06-19) June 19, 1994 (age 24) United States Clemson Tigers
33 Bacary Sagna  FRA RB (1983-02-14) February 14, 1983 (age 35) Italy Benevento
Midfielders
6 Samuel Piette  CAN DM (1994-11-12) November 12, 1994 (age 24) Spain CD Izarra
8 Saphir Taïder  ALG DM (1992-02-29) February 29, 1992 (age 26) Italy Bologna
9 Alejandro Silva  URU AM (1989-09-04) September 4, 1989 (age 29) Argentina Lanús
10 Ignacio Piatti  ARG AM (1985-02-04) February 4, 1985 (age 33) Argentina San Lorenzo de Almagro
13 Ken Krolicki  JPN DM (1996-03-16) March 16, 1996 (age 22) United States Michigan State Spartans
16 Jeisson Vargas  CHI AM (1997-12-15) December 15, 1997 (age 20) Chile Universidad Católica
17 David Choinière  CAN LM (1997-02-07) February 7, 1997 (age 21) Canada FC Montreal
25 Louis Béland-Goyette  CAN DM (1994-09-15) September 15, 1994 (age 24) Canada FC Montreal
28 Shamit Shome  CAN AM (1997-09-05) September 5, 1997 (age 21) Canada FC Edmonton
29 Mathieu Choinière  CAN AM (1999-02-07) February 7, 1999 (age 19) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
32 Micheal Azira  UGA DM (1987-08-22) August 22, 1987 (age 31) United States Colorado Rapids
Attackers
11 Anthony Jackson-Hamel  CAN ST (1993-08-03) August 3, 1993 (age 25) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
19 Michael Salazar  BLZ ST (1992-11-15) November 15, 1992 (age 26) United States UC Riverside
21 Matteo Mancosu  ITA ST (1984-12-22) December 22, 1984 (age 33) Italy Bologna F.C. 1909
30 Quincy Amarikwa  USA ST (1987-10-29) October 29, 1987 (age 31) United States San Jose Earthquakes

International roster slots[edit]

Montreal has Nine MLS International Roster Slots for use in the 2018 season. They have the eight allotted from the league and three from trades with Orlando City SC, Portland Timbers and San Jose Earthquakes.

Player Movement[edit]

In[edit]

Per Major League Soccer and club policies terms of the deals do not get disclosed.

No. Pos. Player Transferred from Fee/Notes Date Source
15 DF Canada Thomas Meilleur-Giguère Canada Ottawa Fury FC Signed as a Homegrown Player November 13, 2017 [4]
41 GK Canada James Pantemis Canada FC Montreal Signed as a Homegrown Player November 13, 2017 [4]
14 DF Canada Raheem Edwards United States Los Angeles FC Traded for Laurent Ciman December 12, 2017 [5]
22 DF Finland Jukka Raitala United States Los Angeles FC Traded for Laurent Ciman December 12, 2017 [5]
23 GK Senegal Clément Diop United States LA Galaxy MLS Waiver Draft December 13, 2017 [6]
40 GK Canada Jason Beaulieu United States New Mexico Lobos Signed as a Homegrown Player January 9, 2018 [7]
24 DF Canada Michael Petrasso England Queens Park Rangers F.C. Free Transfer January 18, 2018 [8]
5 DF France Zakaria Diallo France Stade Brestois 29 Free Transfer January 20, 2018 [9]
16 MF Chile Jeisson Vargas Chile Universidad Católica Free Transfer January 22, 2018 [10]
13 MF Japan Ken Krolicki United States Michigan State Spartans MLS Superdraft February 28, 2018 [11]
15 DF France Rod Fanni France Olympique de Marseille Free Transfer March 5, 2018 [12]
9 MF Uruguay Alejandro Silva Argentina Lanús Transfer Fee March 19, 2018 [13]
4 DF France Rudy Camacho Belgium Waasland-Beveren Transfer Fee March 22, 2018 [14]
29 MF Canada Mathieu Choinière Canada Montreal Impact Academy Signed as a Homegrown Player July 17, 2018 [15]
30 FW United States Quincy Amarikwa United States San Jose Earthquakes Traded for Dominic Oduro August 8, 2018 [16]
32 MF Uganda Micheal Azira United States Colorado Rapids Traded for 4th round MLS SuperDraft pick in 2020 August 8, 2018 [17]
33 DF France Bacary Sagna Italy Benevento Free Transfer August 8, 2018 [18]

Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred To Fee/Notes Date Source
8 MF Canada Patrice Bernier Retired October 24, 2017 [19]
6 DF France Hassoun Camara Retired November 16, 2017 [20]
30 MF Argentina Hernán Bernardello Argentina Newell's Old Boys Option Declined November 16, 2017 [21]
2 DF Cameroon Ambroise Oyongo France Montpellier HSC Free Agent November 16, 2017 [21]
22 GK United States Eric Kronberg Retired November 16, 2017 [21]
14 DF Jamaica Shaun Francis United States Louisville City FC Option Declined November 16, 2017 [21]
15 FW Argentina Andrés Romero Retired November 16, 2017 [21]
23 DF Belgium Laurent Ciman United States Los Angeles FC Traded for Raheem Edwards and Jukka Raitala December 12, 2017 [5]
5 DF Canada Wandrille Lefèvre Retired January 18, 2018 [22]
35 DF Romania Deian Boldor Italy Hellas Verona F.C. Waived January 18, 2018 [22]
31 MF Switzerland Blerim Džemaili Italy Bologna F.C. 1909 Loan Ended January 20, 2018 [23]
13 MF Canada Ballou Tabla Spain FC Barcelona Undisclosed fee January 25, 2018 [24]
33 MF Italy Marco Donadel Retired June 22, 2018 [25]
14 MF Canada Raheem Edwards United States Chicago Fire Transferred for $400,000 TAM July 17, 2018 [26]
7 FW Ghana Dominic Oduro United States San Jose Earthquakes Traded for Quincy Amarikwa August 8, 2018 [16]
27 FW United States Nick DePuy Waived August 16, 2018 [27]

Loans in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned from Loan start date Loan end date Source
8 MF Algeria Saphir Taïder Italy Bologna F.C. 1909 January 22, 2018 December 31, 2019 [28]
30 MF Canada Clément Bayiha Canada Ottawa Fury FC July 24, 2018 July 26, 2018 [29]

Loans out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned to Loan start date Loan end date Source
40 GK Canada Maxime Crépeau Canada Ottawa Fury FC January 21, 2018 December 31, 2018 [30]
27 FW United States Nick DePuy Denmark Fremad Amager January 31, 2018 April 30, 2018 [31]
19 FW Belize Michael Salazar Canada Ottawa Fury FC March 1, 2018 June 7, 2018 [32]
15 DF Canada Thomas Meilleur-Giguère Canada Ottawa Fury FC March 1, 2018 December 31, 2018 [32]
28 MF Canada Shamit Shome Canada Ottawa Fury FC March 20, 2018 April 5, 2018 [33]
24 DF Canada Michael Petrasso Canada Ottawa Fury FC August 31, 2018 December 31, 2018 [34]

Draft picks[edit]

Round No. Pos. Player College/Club team Transaction Source
1(4) Traded for $200,000 in General Allocation Money [35]
1(7) Traded for $150,000 in Targeted Allocation Money [35]
3(53) 13 MF Japan Ken Krolicki United States Michigan State Spartans Signed [36]
3(60) Passed
4(76) Passed

International caps[edit]

Players called for senior international duty during the 2018 season while under contract with the Montreal Impact.

Nationality Position Player Competition Date Opponent Minutes played Score
Belize Belize FW Michael Salazar Friendly March 22, 2018 v Grenada 90' 4–2
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette Friendly March 24, 2018 v New Zealand 90' 1–0
Canada Canada DF Michael Petrasso Friendly March 24, 2018 v New Zealand 45' 1–0
Canada Canada DF Raheem Edwards Friendly March 24, 2018 v New Zealand 15' 1–0
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala Friendly June 9, 2018 v Belarus 64' 2–0
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Nations League September 8, 2018 v Hungary 90' 1–0
Algeria Algeria MF Saphir Taïder Africa Cup of Nations qualification September 8, 2018 v Gambia 90' 1–1
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette CONCACAF Nations League qualifying September 9, 2018 v US Virgin Islands 90' 8–0
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Nations League September 11, 2018 v Estonia 90' 1–0
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Nations League October 12, 2018 v Estonia 90' 1–0
Algeria Algeria MF Saphir Taïder Africa Cup of Nations qualification October 12, 2018 v Benin 90' 2–0
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Nations League October 15, 2018 v Greece 90' 2–0
Algeria Algeria MF Saphir Taïder Africa Cup of Nations qualification November 18, 2018 v Togo 21' 4–1
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette CONCACAF Nations League qualifying November 18, 2018 v Saint Kitts and Nevis 90' 1–0

Friendlies[edit]

Pre-Season[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

MD Date, KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined players Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
1 February 10
11:00 p.m.
A Las Vegas Lights FC 2-0 9,334 Mancosu Yellow card 39'
Lovitz Yellow card 41'
Salazar Goal 64'
Ferriño Goal 66' (o.g.)
Choinière Yellow card 77'
Huiqui Yellow card 19'
Mendoza Yellow card 43'
Ferriño Red card 68'
2 February 14
7:00 p.m.
A Chicago Fire 2-1 Piatti Goal 34'
Mancosu Yellow card 37'Goal 42'
Krolicki Yellow card 53'
Lovitz Yellow card 70'
Vincent Yellow card 36'
Lillard Yellow card 40'
McCarty Goal 55'
Dean Yellow card 87'
Castro Yellow card 89'
3 February 17
7:30 p.m.
A Tampa Bay Rowdies 2-1 Edwards Yellow card 32'
Taïder Goal 44'
Petrasso Yellow card 61'
Piatti Goal 77'
Hristov Yellow card 32'
Graf Goal 75'
4 February 21
7:30 p.m.
A Philadelphia Union 0-5 Donadel Yellow card 45' Sapong Goal 12' (pen.)Goal 49'
Accam Goal 42'Yellow card 45'
Trusty Goal 53'
Simpson Goal 76'
5 February 24
11:00 p.m.
A New York City FC 2-2 Taïder Goal 51'
Piatti Goal 55'
Mancosu Yellow card 69'
Krolicki Yellow card 69'
Cabrera Yellow card 87'
Villa Goal 12'Goal 50'Yellow card 70'
Medina Yellow card 31'
Callens Yellow card 35'
Tinnerholm Yellow card 66'

Mid-Season[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

MD Date, KO
EST
Venue Opponent Res.
F–A
Att. Goalscorers and disciplined players Ref.
Montreal Impact Opponent
1 September 7
7:00 p.m.
A Ottawa Fury FC 1-0 Bayiha Goal 36'
Choinière Yellow card 77'
Manesio Yellow card 45'

Major League Soccer[edit]

Review[edit]

Tables[edit]

Eastern Conference[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
5 Columbus Crew 34 14 11 9 43 45 −2 51 Knockout round
6 Philadelphia Union 34 15 14 5 49 50 −1 50
7 Montreal Impact 34 14 16 4 47 53 −6 46
8 New England Revolution 34 10 13 11 49 55 −6 41
9 Toronto FC 34 10 18 6 59 64 −5 36
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goal differential; 7) away goals scored; 8) home goal differential; 9) home goals scored; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots.

Overall[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification[a]
13 LA Galaxy 34 13 12 9 66 64 +2 48
14 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 13 13 8 54 67 −13 47
15 Montreal Impact 34 14 16 4 47 53 −6 46
16 New England Revolution 34 10 13 11 49 55 −6 41
17 Houston Dynamo 34 10 16 8 58 58 0 38 2019 CONCACAF Champions League
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) coin toss or drawing of lots
Notes:
  1. ^

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 46 14 16 4 47 53  −6 11 4 2 31 16  +15 3 12 2 16 37  −21

Last updated: October 29, 2018
Source: 2018 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 4
6:00 p.m.
A Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1-2 27,837 Cabrera Yellow card 32'
Mancosu Goal 89'Yellow card 90+2'
Juárez Yellow card 11'
Watson Yellow card 37'
Kamara Goal 63'
Davies Goal 70'
2 March 10
1:00 p.m.
A Columbus Crew SC 2-3 11,098 Krolicki Yellow card 32'
Piatti Goal 59'
Edwards Goal 85'
Higuaín Goal 12' (pen.)
Zardes Goal 15'Goal 90+4' (pen.)
Steffen Yellow card 51'
3 March 17
3:00 p.m.
H Toronto FC 1-0 26,005 Piette Yellow card 32'
Krolicki Yellow card 38'
Vargas Goal 41'Yellow card 53'
Cabrera Yellow card 90+4'
Donadel Yellow card 90+6'
Bradley Yellow card 35'
4 March 31
10:00 a.m.
A Seattle Sounders FC 1-0 39,469 Lovitz Yellow card 41'
Krolicki Yellow card 47'
Vargas Goal 60'
Piette Yellow card 83'
Leerdam Red card 40'
Torres Yellow card 71'
5 April 6
7:30 p.m.
A New England Revolution 0-4 10,908 Taïder Red card 13'
Raitala Yellow card 89'
Bunbury Goal 20'
Farrell Goal 45+6'
Fagundez Goal 71'
Zahibo Goal 80'
Caicedo Yellow card 85'
6 April 14
1:00 p.m.
A New York Red Bulls 1-3 15,017 Vargas Goal 33' Wright-Phillips Goal 5'
Gamarra Goal 57'
Murillo Goal 76'
7 April 21
1:00 p.m.
H Los Angeles FC 3-5 20,302 Piatti Goal 9'Goal 16' (pen.)Yellow card 25'Goal 43'
Cabrera Red card 31'
Silva Yellow card 84'
Miller Yellow card 15'
Ciman Goal 24'
Feilhaber Goal 52'
Raitala Goal 57' (o.g.)
Vela Goal 83' (pen.)
Blessing Goal 89'
8 April 28
1:00 p.m.
A Atlanta United FC 1-4 45,039 Taïder Goal 13'Yellow card 83'
Piette Yellow card 35'
Bush Yellow card 60'
Duvall Yellow card 68'
Pírez Yellow card 56'
Garza Yellow card 59'
Almirón Goal 70' (pen.)Yellow card 81'Goal 84'
Kratz Goal 78'Goal 90+4'
9 May 5
1:00 p.m.
H New England Revolution 4-2 15,622 Duvall Yellow card 38'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 45+2'Goal 52'
Edwards Goal 62'
Piatti Goal 68'
Caicedo Yellow card 59'
Zahibo Goal 78'Goal 86'
Fagúndez Yellow card 90+1'
10 May 9
8:30 p.m.
A Chicago Fire 0-1 10,067 Petrasso Yellow card 65' Vincent Yellow card 66'
Adams Yellow card 70'
Ellis Goal 89'
11 May 12
3:00 p.m.
H Philadelphia Union 0-2 17,140 Silva Yellow card 65'
Lovitz Red card 67'
Piette Yellow card 77'
Burke Goal 43'Red card 58'
McKenzie Yellow card 71'
Medunjanin Goal 88'
12 May 21
3:00 p.m.
H LA Galaxy 0-1 20,801 Petrasso Yellow card 41'
Donadel Yellow card 68'
Raitala Yellow card 71'
Lletget Yellow card 22'
Kitchen Yellow card 37'
Ibrahimović Red card 41'
Kamara Goal 75'
Bingham Yellow card 87'
13 May 26
8:00 p.m.
A Minnesota United FC 0-2 21,331 Edwards Yellow card 20' Gómez Yellow card 20'
Calvo Yellow card 44'
Ramirez Goal 52'
Ibarra Goal 58'
14 June 2
7:30 p.m.
H Houston Dynamo 1-0 17,512 Vargas Goal 44'
Edwards Yellow card 65'
Elis Yellow card 29'
Gil Yellow card 33'
Lundqvist Yellow card 69'
Martínez Yellow card 84'
15 June 9
8:00 p.m.
A FC Dallas 0-2 13,506 Duvall Yellow card 22'
Camacho Yellow card 77'
Lovitz Yellow card 90+4'
Mancosu Goal 5' (o.g.)
Díaz Goal 18' (pen.)
Gruezo Yellow card 25'
González Yellow card 90+2'
16 June 13
7:30 p.m.
H Orlando City SC 3-0 15,621 Piatti Goal 5' (pen.)Goal 90+2'
Tarek Goal 55' (o.g.)
Dwyer Yellow card 17'
Higuita Yellow card 19'
Rosell Yellow card 49'
17 June 23
7:30 p.m.
A Orlando City SC 2-0 24,398 Sané Goal 13' (o.g.)
Piatti Goal 84'
Kljestan Yellow card 58'
18 June 30
7:00 p.m.
H Sporting Kansas City 2-0 16,142 Krolicki Yellow card 19'
Duvall Yellow card 46'
Piatti Goal 54'
Silva Goal 70' (pen.)
Croizet Yellow card 68'
Opara Yellow card 69'
19 July 7
7:30 p.m.
H Colorado Rapids 2-1 16,030 Taïder Goal 55'Goal 56' Badji Goal 78'
Wilson Yellow card 90+3'
20 July 11
7:00 p.m.
A New York City FC 0-3 18,706 Edwards Yellow card 23' McNamara Yellow card 11'
Tinnerholm Yellow card 21'
Medina Goal 60'
Matarrita Goal 65'
Lewis Goal 76'
21 July 14
7:30 p.m.
H San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 15,485 Taïder Goal 8'
Krolicki Yellow card 37'
Piatti Goal 74'
Silva Yellow card 85'
Godoy Yellow card 26'
Lima Yellow card 59'
Wondolowski Yellow card 90'
22 July 21
11:00 p.m.
A Portland Timbers 2-2 21,144 Piette Yellow card 19'
Taïder Goal 23'
Mancosu Goal 41'
Armenteros Goal 39'
Valeri Goal 65'
23 July 28
7:00 p.m.
H Atlanta United FC 1-2 19,064 Piatti Goal 87' Escobar Yellow card 23'
Martínez Goal 31'Goal 57'
Parkhurst Yellow card 77'
24 August 4
7:30 p.m.
H D.C. United 1-1 19,152 Piatti Yellow card 2'
Mancosu Goal 5'
Asad Goal 70'
Canouse Yellow card 75'
Birnbaum Yellow card 78'
25 August 11
10:00 p.m.
A Real Salt Lake 1-1 18,901 Raitala Goal 55'
Lovitz Yellow card 66'
Plata Goal 26' (pen.)
Baird Yellow card 74'
26 August 18
7:30 p.m.
H Chicago Fire 2-1 18,831 Piatti Goal 6' (pen.)
Camacho Yellow card 24'
Sagna Yellow card 68'
Lovitz Goal 90+1'
Corrales Yellow card 41'
Nikolić Goal 70'
McCarty Yellow card 80'
27 August 25
8:00 p.m.
A Toronto FC 1-3 27,294 Silva Goal 30'
Sagna Yellow card 63'
Giovinco Goal 7'Goal 22'
Osorio Goal 29'
28 September 1
7:30 p.m.
H New York Red Bulls 3-0 18,458 Fanni Goal 30'
Sagna Goal 38'
Piatti Goal 90+3'
29 September 15
7:30 p.m.
A Philadelphia Union 4-1 18,024 Silva Yellow card 21'Goal 28'Goal 76'
Sagna Goal 38'
Piatti Goal 90+3'
Trusty Goal 11'
Elliott Yellow card 42'
Burke Yellow card 56'
30 September 22
7:30 p.m.
H New York City FC 1-1 20,801 Azira Goal 27'Yellow card 49'
Taïder Yellow card 90+3'
Camacho Goal 17' (o.g.)
Callens Yellow card 57'
Chanot Yellow card 78'
Matarrita Yellow card 79'
31 September 29
7:00 p.m.
A D.C. United 0-5 20,573 Acosta Goal 17'
Rooney Goal 48'Goal 82'
Arriola Goal 61'Goal 78'
32 October 6
7:30 p.m.
H Columbus Crew SC 3-0 19,015 Taïder Goal 32' (pen.)
Silva Goal 44'
Piatti Goal 59'
Azira Yellow card 62'
Santos Yellow card 45+2'
Mensah Yellow card 90'
33 October 21
3:00 p.m.
H Toronto FC 2-0 19,684 Sagna Yellow card 38'
Piatti Goal 74' (pen.)Goal 89'
Osorio Yellow card 45'
34 October 28
4:30 p.m.
A New England Revolution 0-1 28,832 Taïder Yellow card 90+2' Rowe Yellow card 69'
Fagúndez Goal 74'Yellow card 75'
Farrell Yellow card 83'
Zahibo Yellow card 89'

Canadian Championship[edit]

Tournament bracket[edit]

First Qualifying RoundSecond Qualifying RoundSemifinalsFinal
                      
MLS
Toronto FC
134
USL
Ottawa Fury
00 0
USL
Ottawa Fury
112
PLSQ
A.S. Blainville
00 0
L1O
Oakville Blue Devils
101
PLSQ
A.S. Blainville
21 3
MLS
Toronto FC
257
MLS
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
22 4
MLS
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
022
MLS
Montreal Impact
10 1

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 July 18 H Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1-0 Silva Goal 58' Norman Jr. Yellow card 41'
Shea Yellow card 87'
SL July 25 A Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0-2 1-2 19,267 Silva Yellow card 65'
Piette Yellow card 90+1'
Reyna Goal 19'
Watson Yellow card 21'
Henry Yellow card 33'
Kamara Goal 60' (pen.)

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 34 3060 0 34 3060 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Senegal Clément Diop 2 180 0 0 0 0 2 180 0 0 0 0
40 Canada Jason Beaulieu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 Canada James Pantemis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 Argentina Víctor Cabrera 15 1100 0 13 920 0 2 180 0 0 0 0
3 United States Daniel Lovitz 33 2803 1 31 2650 1 2 153 0 0 0 0
4 France Rudy Camacho 19 1656 0 18 1566 0 1 90 0 0 0 0
5 France Zakaria Diallo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 France Rod Fanni 27 2380 1 26 2290 1 1 90 0 0 0 0
18 United States Chris Duvall 15 1195 0 15 1195 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Finland Jukka Raitala 30 2432 1 28 2290 1 2 142 0 0 0 0
24 Canada Michael Petrasso 16 910 0 14 782 0 2 128 0 0 0 0
26 United States Kyle Fisher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 France Bacary Sagna 9 810 1 9 810 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
6 Canada Samuel Piette 36 3180 0 34 3000 0 2 180 0 0 0 0
8 Algeria Saphir Taïder 35 3028 7 33 2852 7 2 176 0 0 0 0
9 Uruguay Alejandro Silva 33 2485 6 31 2368 5 2 117 1 0 0 0
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti 34 2876 16 32 2821 16 2 55 0 0 0 0
13 Japan Ken Krolicki 26 1683 0 24 1598 0 2 95 0 0 0 0
16 Chile Jeisson Vargas 21 1051 4 19 871 4 2 180 0 0 0 0
17 Canada David Choinière 1 12 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Canada Louis Béland-Goyette 4 109 0 4 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Canada Shamit Shome 6 334 0 5 249 0 1 85 0 0 0 0
29 Canada Mathieu Choinière 6 86 0 5 82 0 1 4 0 0 0 0
32 Uganda Michael Azira 10 723 1 10 723 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
11 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel 17 651 2 16 580 2 1 71 0 0 0 0
19 Belize Michael Salazar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Italy Matteo Mancosu 21 1267 3 20 1213 3 1 64 0 0 0 0
30 United States Quincy Amarikwa 10 644 1 10 644 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
No Longer with the Club
7 Ghana Dominic Oduro 5 32 0 5 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Canada Raheem Edwards 14 808 2 14 808 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 United States Nick DePuy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Canada Clément Bayiha 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Italy Marco Donadel 2 96 0 2 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last updated: October 29, 2018

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ MLS Playoffs TOTAL
1 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 16 16
2 Algeria Saphir Taïder MF 7 7
3 Uruguay Alejandro Silva MF 5 1 6
4 Chile Jeisson Vargas MF 4 4
5 Italy Matteo Mancosu FW 3 3
6 Canada Raheem Edwards MF 2 2
6 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel FW 2 2
8 United States Quincy Amarikwa FW 1 1
8 Finland Jukka Raitala DF 1 1
8 United States Daniel Lovitz DF 1 1
8 Uganda Micheal Azira MF 1 1
8 France Rod Fanni DF 1 1
8 France Bacary Sagna DF 1 1
Totals 45 1 0 46

Last updated: October 21, 2018
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Top Assists[edit]

Rank Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ MLS Playoffs TOTAL
1 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 12 12
2 Uruguay Alejandro Silva MF 11 11
3 Algeria Saphir Taïder MF 8 1 9
4 United States Daniel Lovitz DF 5 5
5 Canada Samuel Piette MF 3 3
6 Finland Jukka Raitala DF 2 2
7 United States Chris Duvall DF 1 1
7 Italy Matteo Mancosu FW 1 1
7 Chile Jeisson Vargas MF 1 1
Totals 43 2 0 45

Last updated: October 21, 2018
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Multi–goal games[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date Opponent Goals Source
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti April 21, 2018 vs Los Angeles FC 3 [38]
11 FW Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel May 5, 2018 vs New England Revolution 2 [39]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti June 13, 2018 vs Orlando City 2 [40]
8 MF Algeria Saphir Taïder July 7, 2018 vs Colorado Rapids 2 [41]
9 MF Uruguay Alejandro Silva September 15, 2018 vs Philadelphia Union 2 [42]
10 MF Argentina Ignacio Piatti October 21, 2018 vs Toronto FC 2 [43]

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 3060 53 1.56 3060 53 1.56 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
23  SEN Clément Diop 180 2 1.00 0 0 0.00 180 2 1.00 0 0 0.00
40  CAN Jason Beaulieu 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
41  CAN James Pantemis 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00

Last updated: October 29, 2018
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Clean sheets[edit]

No. Nat. Player MLS Canadian Champ MLS Cup Playoffs TOTAL
1 United States Evan Bush 10 10
2 Senegal Clément Diop 1 1
Totals 10 1 0 11

Last updated: October 21, 2018
Source:Montreal Impact

Top minutes played[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ TOTAL
6 Canada Samuel Piette MF 3000 180 3180
1 United States Evan Bush GK 3060 3060
8 Algeria Saphir Taïder MF 2852 176 3028
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 2821 55 2876
3 United States Daniel Lovitz DF 2650 153 2803
9 Argentina Alejandro Silva MF 2368 117 2485
22 Finland Jukka Raitala DF 2290 142 2432
15 France Rod Fanni DF 2290 90 2380
13 Japan Ken Krolicki MF 1588 95 1683
4 France Rudy Camacho DF 1566 90 1656

Last updated: October 29, 2018
Source:Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Yellow and red cards[edit]

No. Player Total Major League Soccer Canadian Championship MLS Cup Playoffs Ref.
Yellow card Yellow card Red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Red card Red card
1 Evan Bush 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Víctor Cabrera 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Daniel Lovitz 3 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Rudy Camacho 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Zakaria Diallo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Samuel Piette 6 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Saphir Taïder 3 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Alejandro Silva 5 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 Ignacio Piatti 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Anthony Jackson-Hamel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ken Krolicki 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Rod Fanni 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Jeisson Vargas 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 David Choinière 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Chris Duvall 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Michael Salazar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Matteo Mancosu 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Jukka Raitala 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Clément Diop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Michael Petrasso 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Louis Béland-Goyette 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 Kyle Fisher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Shamit Shome 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Mathieu Choinière 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Quincy Amarikwa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Micheal Azira 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Bacary Sagna 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Jason Beaulieu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 James Pantemis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dominic Oduro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marco Donadel 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Raheem Edwards 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nick DePuy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 49 0 3 47 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
Last updated: October 29, 2018

Recognition[edit]

MLS Best XI[edit]

Year Player Nation Position Report
2018 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
16 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Player of the Week: 16

MLS Goal of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
24 Raitala  Finland DF MLS Goal of the Week: 24

MLS Team of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
3 Fanni  France DF MLS Team of the Week: 3
Piatti  Argentina MF
Taïder  Algeria MF
Bush  United States BN
8 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 8
10 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 10
Jackson-Hamel  Canada FW
Bush  United States BN
14 Vargas  Chile MF MLS Team of the Week: 14
16 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 16
Bush  United States GK
Fanni  France BN
17 Piette  Canada MF MLS Team of the Week: 17
18 Camacho  France DF MLS Team of the Week: 18
Garde  France Coach
19 Taïder  Algeria MF MLS Team of the Week: 19
Fanni  France BN
20 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 20
21 Fanni  France DF MLS Team of the Week: 21
Piatti  Argentina MF
23 Bush  United States GK MLS Team of the Week: 23
24 Bush  United States BN MLS Team of the Week: 24
25 Lovitz  United States DF MLS Team of the Week: 25
27 Fanni  France DF MLS Team of the Week: 27
Garde  France Coach
Piatti  Argentina BN
29 Lovitz  United States DF MLS Team of the Week: 29
Piatti  Argentina MF
Garde  France Coach
Silva  Uruguay BN
32 Bush  United States GK MLS Team of the Week: 32
Taïder  Algeria MF
Garde  France Coach
34 Piatti  Argentina BN MLS Team of the Week: 34

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