2019 Montreal Impact season

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Montreal Impact
2019 season
OwnerJoey Saputo
PresidentKevin Gilmore
CoachWílmer Cabrera
StadiumSaputo Stadium
Major League SoccerConference: 9th
Overall: 18th
MLS Cup PlayoffsDid Not Qualify
Canadian ChampionshipChampions
Top goalscorerLeague: Saphir Taïder (9)
All: Saphir Taïder (10)
Highest home attendance19,619 (July 13 vs. Toronto FC)
Lowest home attendance11,966 (May 29 vs. Real Salt Lake)
Average home league attendance15,983
Biggest win4–0
(July 27 vs Philadelphia)
Biggest defeat1–7
(March 30 at Sporting KC)
← 2018
2020 →

The 2019 Montreal Impact season was the club's 26th season of existence, and their 8th in Major League Soccer, the top tier of the Canadian soccer pyramid.

Squad[edit]

Source, As of September 23, 2019:[1][2]

No. Name Nationality Position Date of Birth (Age At Year End) Previous Club
Goalkeepers
1 Evan Bush  USA GK (1986-03-06) March 6, 1986 (age 34) Canada Montreal Impact (NASL)
23 Clément Diop  SEN GK (1993-10-12) October 12, 1993 (age 27) United States LA Galaxy
41 James Pantemis  CAN GK (1997-02-21) February 21, 1997 (age 23) Canada FC Montreal
Defenders
2 Víctor Cabrera  ARG CB (1993-02-07) February 7, 1993 (age 27) Argentina River Plate
3 Daniel Lovitz United States US LB (1991-08-27) August 27, 1991 (age 29) Canada Toronto FC
4 Rudy Camacho  FRA CB (1991-03-05) March 5, 1991 (age 29) Belgium Waasland-Beveren
15 Zachary Brault-Guillard  CAN RB (1998-12-30) December 30, 1998 (age 22) France Lyon
16 Rod Fanni  FRA CB (1981-12-06) December 6, 1981 (age 39) France Marseille
22 Jukka Raitala  FIN LB (1988-09-15) September 15, 1988 (age 32) United States Los Angeles FC
25 Daniel Kinumbe  CAN RB (1999-03-15) March 15, 1999 (age 21) Canada Ottawa Fury
24 Karifa Yao  CAN CB (2000-09-20) September 20, 2000 (age 20) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
26 Jorge Corrales  CUB LB (1991-05-20) May 20, 1991 (age 29) United States Chicago Fire
33 Bacary Sagna  FRA RB (1983-02-14) February 14, 1983 (age 37) Italy Benevento
Midfielders
6 Samuel Piette  CAN DM (1994-11-12) November 12, 1994 (age 26) Spain CD Izarra
8 Saphir Taïder  ALG DM (1992-02-29) February 29, 1992 (age 28) Italy Bologna
10 Ignacio Piatti  ARG AM (1985-02-04) February 4, 1985 (age 35) Argentina San Lorenzo
13 Ken Krolicki  JPN DM (1996-03-16) March 16, 1996 (age 24) United States Michigan State Spartans
14 Amar Sejdič  BIH AM (1996-11-29) November 29, 1996 (age 24) United States Maryland Terrapins
17 Ballou Tabla  CAN AM (1999-03-31) March 31, 1999 (age 21) Spain Barcelona B
27 Clément Bayiha  CAN RB (1999-03-08) March 8, 1999 (age 21) Canada Ottawa Fury
28 Shamit Shome  CAN AM (1997-09-05) September 5, 1997 (age 23) Canada FC Edmonton
29 Mathieu Choinière  CAN AM (1999-02-07) February 7, 1999 (age 21) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
Attackers
9 Bojan  ESP ST (1990-08-28) August 28, 1990 (age 30) England Stoke City
11 Anthony Jackson-Hamel  CAN ST (1993-08-03) August 3, 1993 (age 27) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
18 Orji Okwonkwo  NGA FW (1998-01-19) January 19, 1998 (age 22) Italy Bologna
21 Lassi Lappalainen  FIN FW (1998-08-24) August 24, 1998 (age 22) Italy Bologna
37 Maximiliano Urruti  ARG FW (1991-02-22) February 22, 1991 (age 29) United States FC Dallas

International roster slots[edit]

Montreal has ten MLS International Roster Slots for use in the 2018 season. Montreal has eight slots allotted from the league and the team acquired three spots in trades with the Columbus Crew SC, Colorado Rapids and FC Cincinnati.

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
27 DF Canada Clément Bayiha Canada Ottawa Fury FC Signed as a Homegrown Player November 16, 2018 [4]
25 DF Canada Daniel Kinumbe Canada Ottawa Fury FC Signed as a Homegrown Player November 16, 2018 [4]
7 FW France Harry Novillo Malaysia Johor Darul Ta'zim Free Transfer December 5, 2018 [5]
37 FW Argentina Maximiliano Urruti United States FC Dallas Traded for $75,000 TAM and a 1st round pick in the MLS SuperDraft December 9, 2018 [6]
14 MF Bosnia and Herzegovina Amar Sejdič United States Maryland Terrapins MLS SuperDraft March 26, 2019 [7]
24 DF Canada Karifa Yao Canada Montreal Impact Academy Signed as a Homegrown Player June 4, 2019 [8]
9 FW Spain Bojan England Stoke City Free Transfer August 7, 2019 [9]
26 DF Cuba Jorge Corrales United States Chicago Fire Traded for Michael Azira, allocation swap and 2nd Round Pick August 8, 2019 [10]

Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred To Fee/Notes Date Source
19 FW Belize Michael Salazar United States Rio Grande Valley FC Toros Option not picked up November 26, 2018 [11]
25 MF Canada Louis Béland-Goyette Canada Valour FC Option not picked up November 26, 2018 [11]
26 DF United States Kyle Fisher United States Birmingham Legion FC Option not picked up November 26, 2018 [11]
17 MF Canada David Choinière Canada Forge FC Option not picked up November 26, 2018 [11]
40 GK Canada Maxime Crépeau Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Traded for $50,000 TAM and a 3rd round pick in the MLS SuperDraft December 9, 2018 [12]
18 DF United States Chris Duvall United States Houston Dynamo Traded for a 3rd round pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft December 17, 2018 [13]
9 FW Uruguay Alejandro Silva Paraguay Olimpia $4,000,000 Transfer Fee January 7, 2019 [14]
21 FW Italy Matteo Mancosu Italy Virtus Entella Free Transfer January 8, 2019 [15]
24 DF Canada Michael Petrasso Canada Valour FC Released January 15, 2019 [16]
30 FW United States Quincy Amarikwa United States D.C. United Out of contract January 20, 2019 [17]
7 FW France Harry Novillo Retired July 22, 2019 [18]
32 MF Uganda Michael Azira United States Chicago Fire with a 2nd round pick for Jorge Corrales and Allocation swap August 8, 2019 [10]
5 DF France Zakaria Diallo France Lens Transfer Fee August 14, 2019 [19]

Loans in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned from Loan start date Loan end date Source
15 DF Canada Zachary Brault-Guillard France Lyon February 5, 2019 December 31, 2019 [20]
18 FW Nigeria Orji Okwonkwo Italy Bologna February 12, 2019 December 31, 2019 [21]
19 FW Panama Omar Browne Panama Independiente April 16, 2019 August 12, 2019 [22]
34 MF Canada Luca Ricci Canada Ottawa Fury FC June 4, 2019 June 6, 2019 [23]
21 FW Finland Lassi Lappalainen Italy Bologna July 25, 2019 December 31, 2019 [24]
17 MF Canada Ballou Tabla Spain Barcelona B August 7, 2019 December 31, 2019 [25]

Loans out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned to Loan start date Loan end date Source
26 DF Canada Thomas Meilleur-Giguère Canada Ottawa Fury FC January 20, 2019 December 31, 2019 [17]
16 MF Chile Jeisson Vargas Chile Club Deportivo Universidad Católica February 8, 2019 December 31, 2019 [26]
25 DF Canada Daniel Kinumbe Canada Ottawa Fury FC February 13, 2019 April 26, 2019 [27]
14 MF Bosnia and Herzegovina Amar Sejdič Canada Ottawa Fury FC April 26, 2019 May 6, 2019 [28]
40 GK Canada Jason Beaulieu Canada Ottawa Fury FC July 18, 2019 December 31, 2019 [29]

Draft picks[edit]

Round No. Pos. Player College/Club team Transaction Source
2(34) 14 MF Bosnia and Herzegovina Amar Sejdič United StatesMaryland Signed
3(58) Passed
4(82) Passed
4(92) Passed

International caps[edit]

Players called for senior international duty during the 2019 season while under contract with the Montreal Impact.

Nationality Position Player Competition Date Opponent Minutes played Score
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz Friendly January 27, 2019 v Panama 90' 3–0
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz Friendly February 2, 2019 v Costa Rica 90' 2–0
Canada Canada DF Zachary Brault-Guillard CONCACAF Nations League qualifying March 24, 2019 v French Guiana 90' 4–1
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette CONCACAF Nations League qualifying March 24, 2019 v French Guiana 90' 4–1
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz Friendly March 26, 2019 v Chile 36' 1–1
Algeria Algeria MF Saphir Taïder Friendly March 26, 2019 v Tunisia 90' 1–0
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz Friendly June 5, 2019 v Jamaica 10' 0–1
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying June 8, 2019 v Bosnia and Herzegovina 52' 2–0
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz Friendly June 9, 2019 v Venezuela 12' 0–3
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying June 11, 2019 v Liechtenstein 87' 2–0
Uganda Uganda MF Micheal Azira Friendly June 15, 2019 v Ivory Coast 90' 1–0
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage June 15, 2019 v Martinique 90' 4–0
Panama Panama FW Omar Browne CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage June 18, 2019 v Trinidad and Tobago 1' 2-0
Canada Canada DF Zachary Brault-Guillard CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage June 19, 2019 v Mexico 90' 1–3
Uganda Uganda MF Micheal Azira Africa Cup of Nations Group Stage June 22, 2019 v DR Congo 90' 2–0
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage June 23, 2019 v Cuba 90' 7–0
Uganda Uganda MF Micheal Azira Africa Cup of Nations Group Stage June 26, 2019 v Zimbabwe 90' 1–1
Panama Panama FW Omar Browne CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage June 26, 2019 v USA 90' 0-1
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage June 26, 2019 v Panama 90' 1–0
Panama Panama FW Omar Browne CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-Finals June 30, 2019 v Jamaica 30' 0-1
Uganda Uganda MF Micheal Azira Africa Cup of Nations Group Stage June 30, 2019 v Egypt 90' 0–2
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-Finals July 3, 2019 v Jamaica 2' 3–1
Uganda Uganda MF Micheal Azira Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 July 5, 2019 v Senegal 90' 0–1
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals July 3, 2019 v Mexico 7' 0–1
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying September 5, 2019 v Greece 90' 1–0
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz Friendly September 6, 2019 v Mexico 22' 0–3
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League A September 7, 2019 v Cuba 90' 6–0
Finland Finland FW Lassi Lappalainen UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying September 8, 2019 v Italy 75' 1–2
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz Friendly September 10, 2019 v Uruguay 20' 1–1
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League A October 11, 2019 v Cuba 90' 7–0
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying October 12, 2019 v Bosnia and Herzegovina 90' 1–4
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying October 15, 2019 v Armenia 90' 3–0
Finland Finland DF Lassi Lappalainen UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying October 15, 2019 v Armenia 61' 3–0
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League A October 15, 2019 v USA 90' 2–0
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League A October 15, 2019 v Canada 90' 0–2
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying November 15, 2019 v Liechtenstein 90' 3–0
Canada Canada MF Samuel Piette 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League A November 15, 2019 v USA 90' 1–4
Finland Finland DF Jukka Raitala UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying November 18, 2019 v Greece 90' 1–2
United States USA DF Daniel Lovitz 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League A November 18, 2019 v Cuba 90' 4–0

Friendlies[edit]

Review[edit]

Montreal Impact had a successful Pre-Season time, winning over Nashville, Philadelphia, D.C. United and tying versus Cincinnati and Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Pre-Season[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

February 6 Preseason Montreal Impact 2–0 Nashville SC Lakewood Ranch, Florida
4:00 pm (EST) Diallo Goal 71'
Novillo Goal 80'
Report Stadium: Premier Sports Complex
February 23 Preseason D.C. United 0–3 Montreal Impact St. Petersburg, Florida
7:00 pm (EST) Canouse Yellow card 53' Report Piatti Goal 8'
Urruti Goal 78'
Choinière Yellow card 88', Goal 90+1'
Stadium: Al Lang Stadium

Major League Soccer[edit]

Review[edit]

March[edit]

Tables[edit]

Eastern Conference[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
7 New England Revolution 34 11 11 12 50 57 −7 45 Playoffs first round
8 Chicago Fire 34 10 12 12 55 47 +8 42
9 Montreal Impact[a] 34 12 17 5 47 60 −13 41 2020 CONCACAF Champions League[b]
10 Columbus Crew SC 34 10 16 8 39 47 −8 38
11 Orlando City SC 34 9 15 10 44 52 −8 37
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 goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots.
Notes:
  1. ^ Canadian clubs could not qualify for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League through MLS play.
  2. ^ as 2019 Canadian Championship winners

Overall[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
16 Colorado Rapids 34 12 16 6 58 63 −5 42
17 Chicago Fire 34 10 12 12 55 47 +8 42
18 Montreal Impact (V) 34 12 17 5 47 60 −13 41 2020 CONCACAF Champions League[a]
19 Houston Dynamo 34 12 18 4 49 59 −10 40
20 Columbus Crew SC 34 10 16 8 39 47 −8 38
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
(V) Canadian Championship winner.
Notes:
  1. ^ As 2019 Canadian Championship champions (CAN1)

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
26 33 10 13 3 36 47  −11 6 4 1 14 13  +1 4 9 2 22 34  −12

Last updated: August 17, 2019
Source: 2019 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

Results by round[edit]
Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334
GroundAAAAAAHAAHHAAHAHHHHAHHAHA
ResultWLWLDDWLWWLWLDLWLWWLLLLWL
Position (conf.)34257736215
Updated to match(es) played on March 3, 2019. Source: Match reports
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

Unless otherwise noted, all times in EST

March 2 1 San Jose Earthquakes 1–2 Montreal Impact San Jose, California
10:00 pm (EST)
Report
Stadium: Avaya Stadium
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Joseph Dickerson
March 9 2 Houston Dynamo 2–1 Montreal Impact Houston, Texas
5:00 pm (EST)
Report
Stadium: BBVA Compass Stadium
Attendance: 12,601
Referee: Ismail Elfath
March 16 3 Orlando City 1–3 Montreal Impact Orlando, Florida
4:00 pm (EST)
Report
Stadium: Orlando City Stadium
Attendance: 22,352
Referee: Timothy Ford
March 30 4 Sporting KC 7–1 Montreal Impact Kansas City, Kansas
3:00 pm (EST)
Report
Stadium: Children's Mercy Park
Attendance: 18,632
Referee: Nima Saghafi
April 6 5 New York City FC 0–0 Montreal Impact The Bronx, New York
1:00 pm (EST) Matarrita Yellow card 32'
Sands Yellow card 90+3'
Report Novillo Yellow card 59'
Piette Yellow card 63'
Urruti Red card 70'
Sagna Yellow card 72'
Stadium: Yankee Stadium
Attendance: 19,353
Referee: Ted Unkel
April 9 6 D.C. United 0–0 Montreal Impact Washington, D.C.
8:00 pm (EST) Arriola Yellow card 27'
Jara Yellow card 40'
Report Shome Yellow card 49'
Taïder Yellow card 62'
Stadium: Audi Field
Attendance: 18,116
Referee: Chris Penso
April 13 7 Montreal Impact 1–0 Columbus Crew SC Montreal, Quebec
1:00 pm (EST) Novillo Goal 55' Report Jonathan Yellow card 90+4' Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 18,634
Referee: Armando Villarreal
April 20 8 Philadelphia Union 3–0 Montreal Impact Chester, Pennsylvania
1:00 pm (EST) Burke Goal 14' Yellow card 67'
Monteiro Goal 45' (pen.)
Bedoya Goal 57'
Medunjanin Yellow card 62'
Wagner Red card 90'
Report
Box Score
Bush Yellow card 78' Stadium: Talen Energy Stadium
Attendance: 15,407
Referee: Robert Sibiga
April 24 9 New England Revolution 0–3 Montreal Impact Foxborough, Massachusetts
1:00 pm (EST) Caldwell Yellow card 58' Report Piette Yellow card 72'
Shome Goal 79'
Jackson-Hamel Goal 85', Goal 90+3'
Stadium: Gillette Stadium
Attendance: 9422
Referee: Nima Saghafi
April 28 10 Montreal Impact 1–0 Chicago Fire Montreal, Quebec
12:30 pm (EST) Sagna Yellow card 78'
Browne Goal 83'
Report Kappelhof Yellow card 90+5' Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 15,758
Referee: Rubiel Vazquez
May 4 11 Montreal Impact 0–2 New York City FC Montreal, Quebec
5:00 pm (EST) Lovitz Yellow card 31'
Taïder Yellow card 40'
Report Moralez Goal 6', Yellow card 54'
Tajouri-Shradi Goal 49'
Ring Yellow card 64'
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 16,961
Referee: Baldomero Toledo
May 8 12 New York Red Bulls 1–2 Montreal Impact Harrison, New Jersey
8:00 pm (EST) Tarek Yellow card 23'
Long Goal 36'
Parker Yellow card 63'
Report Urruti Yellow card 51', Goal 79' (pen.)
Diallo Goal 64'
Piette Yellow card 73'
Stadium: Red Bull Arena
Attendance: 11,115
Referee: Alex Chilowicz
May 11 13 FC Cincinnati 2–1 Montreal Impact Cincinnati, Ohio
1:00 pm (EST) Cruz Goal 7'
Alashe Goal 62'
Report Azira Yellow card 47'
Okwonkwo Goal 75'
Sagna Yellow card 87'
Stadium: Nippert Stadium
Attendance: 26,258
Referee: Joseph Dickerson
May 18 14 Montreal Impact 0–0 New England Revolution Montreal, Quebec
1:00 pm (EDT) Piatti Yellow card 79'
Shome Yellow card 82'
Brault-Guillard Yellow card 89'
Piette Yellow card 90+5'
Report Caicedo Yellow card 21'
Farrell Yellow card 56'
Agudelo Yellow card 66'
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 15,559
Referee: Ramy Touchan
May 24 15 Los Angeles FC 4–2 Montreal Impact Los Angeles, California
10:30 pm (EST) Ramirez Goal 7'
Vela Goal 28'
Blessing Goal 31'
Blackmon Goal 55'
Zimmerman Yellow card 83'
Report Segura Goal 70' (o.g.)
Taïder Goal 84' (pen.)
Stadium: Banc of California Stadium
Attendance: 22,444
Referee: Armando Villarreal
May 29 16 Montreal Impact 2–1 Real Salt Lake Montreal, Quebec
7:30 pm (EST)
Report
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 11,966
Referee: Fotis Bazakos
June 1 17 Montreal Impact 0–3 Orlando City SC Montreal, Quebec
5:00 pm (EST)
Report
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 17,018
Referee: Chris Penso
June 5 18 Montreal Impact 2–1 Seattle Sounders FC Montreal, Quebec
7:30 pm (EST)
Preview
Stadium: Stade Saputo
Attendance: 13,037
Referee: Nima Saghafi
June 26 19 Montreal Impact 2–1 Portland Timbers Montreal, Quebec, Canada
16:30 PST Okwonkwo Goal 28', Goal 66'
Shome Yellow card 32'
Cabrera Yellow card 90+3'
Report Conechny Goal 53' (Cascante, Loría), Yellow card 57'
Farfan Yellow card 77'
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 15,167
Referee: Rubiel Vazquez
June 29 20 Atlanta United FC 2–1 Montreal Impact Atlanta, Georgia
6:00 p.m. EDT Meram Goal 35', Goal 83'
Vazquez Yellow card 40'
Nagbe Yellow card 57'
Escobar Yellow card 67'
Report Krolicki Yellow card 41'
Diallo Goal 50'
Raitala Yellow card 90'
Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Attendance: 44,627
Referee: Ramy Touchan
July 6 21 Montreal Impact 2–3 Minnesota United FC Montreal, Quebec
7:30 p.m. EDT Jackson-Hamel Goal 1'
Camacho Goal 13'
Bush Yellow card 45+1'
Report Toye Goal 9', Goal 47'
Finlay Goal 45+2' (pen.)
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 16,796
Referee: Alan Kelly
July 13 22 Montreal Impact 0–2 Toronto FC Montreal, Quebec
7:30 PM EDT Lovitz Yellow card 60' Report Mavinga Yellow card 25'
Pozuelo Goal 61'
Altidore Goal 90+5'
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 19,619
Referee: Drew Fischer
July 20 23 Columbus Crew SC 2–1 Montreal Impact Columbus, Ohio
7:30 PM EDT
Report
Stadium: Mapfre Stadium
Attendance: 15,124
Referee: Robert Sibiga
July 27 24 Montreal Impact 4–0 Philadelphia Union Montreal, Quebec
8:00 p.m. EDT Lappalainen Goal 4'46'
Diallo Yellow card 9'
Okwonkwo Goal 36'66'
Urruti Yellow card 42'
Camacho Yellow card 76'
Report
Box Score
Fabián Yellow card 82' Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 16,344
Referee: Jair Marrufo
August 3 25 Colorado Rapids 6–3 Montreal Impact Commerce City, Colorado
9:00 PM EDT
Report
Stadium: Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Attendance: 14,007
Referee: Marcos Deoliveira
August 10 26 Chicago Fire 3–2 Montreal Impact Bridgeview, Illinois
9:00 PM EDT Report Stadium: SeatGeek Stadium
Attendance: 11,002
Referee: Chris Penso
August 17 27 Montreal Impact 3–3 FC Dallas Montreal, Quebec
7:30 PM EDT Lappalainen Goal 8', Goal 45+1'
Okwonkwo Goal 56' Yellow card 68'
Raitala Yellow card 81'
Lovitz Yellow card 90+3'
Report Ziegler Yellow card 35' Goal 85' (pen.)
Acosta Yellow card 35'
Ondrasek Goal 59'
Hollingshead Goal 90'
Barrios Yellow card 90+3'
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 17,509
Referee: Ted Unkel
August 24 28 Toronto FC 2–1 Montreal Impact Toronto, Ontario
7:30 PM EDT Benezet Yellow card 55'
Delgado Goal 63'
Altidore Yellow card 70'
Laryea Yellow card 73'
Morrow Yellow card 79', Goal 81'
Report Sagna Yellow card 8'
Bojan Goal 49'
Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 28,989
Referee: Baldomero Toledo
August 28 29 Montreal Impact 2–1 Whitecaps FC Montreal, Quebec
8:00 PM EDT Henry Goal 35' (o.g.)
Urruti Goal 37', Yellow card 51'
Report Reyna Goal 17' Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 14,513
Referee: Ismail Elfath
August 31 30 Montreal Impact 0–3 D.C. United Montreal, Quebec
19:30 EST Camacho Yellow card 18'
Urruti Yellow card 56'
Report Kamara Goal 20', Goal 32'
Mora Yellow card 21'
Arriola Goal 23'
Stadium: Stade Saputo
Attendance: 18,285
Referee: Allen Chapman
September 14 31 Montreal Impact 0–1 FC Cincinnati Montreal, Quebec
7:30PM EDT Lovitz Yellow card 44'
Okwonkwo Yellow card 49'
Camacho Yellow card 68'
Report Cruz Goal 1'
Waston Yellow card 60' Yellow-red card 88'
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 17,159
Referee: Ramy Touchan
September 21 32 LA Galaxy 2–1 Montreal Impact Carson, California
7:30 PM Dos Santos Yellow card 29'
Ibrahimović Goal 31'
Antuna Goal 50'
Report Lappalainen Goal 48' Stadium: Dignity Health Sports Park
Attendance: 25,482
Referee: Kevin Stott
September 29 33 Montreal Impact 1–1 Atlanta United FC Montreal, Quebec
5:00 p.m. EDT Bojan Goal 81' Report Gressel Goal 53' Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 15,557
Referee: Jair Marrufo
October 6 34 Montreal Impact 3–0 New York Red Bulls Montreal, Quebec
4:00PM EST Bojan Goal 23'
Urruti Goal 37'
Okwonkwo Goal 62', Yellow card 64'
Report Stadium: Stade Saputo
Attendance: 15,022
Referee: Nima Saghafi

Canadian Championship[edit]

Bracket[edit]

The draw was held on February 12, 2019.[30]

First qualifying round
May 15 & 22
Second qualifying round
June 4–5 & 11–12
Third qualifying round
July 10 & 24
Semi-finals
August 7 & 14
Final
September 18 & 25
                            
A.S. Blainville000
York9011
York9303
FC Edmonton112
York9202
Montreal Impact213
Montreal Impact213
Cavalry FC101
Forge FC112
Cavalry FC123
Pacific FC011
Cavalry FC224
Cavalry FC022
Vancouver Whitecaps FC011
Montreal Impact (p)101 (3)
Toronto FC011 (1)
Vaughan Azzurri213
HFX Wanderers (a)303
HFX Wanderers224
Valour FC101
HFX Wanderers224
Ottawa Fury325
Ottawa Fury000
Toronto FC235

Canadian Championship results[edit]

Third qualifying round[edit]

July 10 First leg York9 FC 2–2 Montreal Impact Toronto, Ontario
19:30
Report
Stadium: York Lions Stadium
Attendance: 5,252
Referee: Yusri Rudolf
July 24 Second leg Montreal Impact 1–0
(3–2 agg.)
York 9 FC Montreal, Quebec
19:30 Piatti Goal 55' (pen.) Report Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 14,723
Referee: David Barrie

Semi-final[edit]

August 7 First leg Montreal Impact 2–1 Cavalry FC Montreal, Quebec
7:30 pm ET Piatti Goal 32'49'
Krolicki Yellow card 34'
Okwonkwo Yellow card 74'
Report Ledgerwood Yellow card 56' Yellow-red card 71'
Camargo Goal 69'
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 12,665
Referee: Silviu Petrescu
August 14 Second leg Cavalry FC 0–1
(1–3 agg.)
Montreal Impact Foothills County, Alberta
7:30 pm MT Report Jackson-Hamel Goal 13'
Corrales Yellow card 36'
Stadium: ATCO Field
Attendance: 5,633
Referee: Pierre-Luc Lauzière
Final[edit]
September 18 First leg Montreal Impact 1–0
(1–0 agg.)
Toronto FC Montreal, Quebec
7:30 PM EDT Piatti Goal 17'
Piette Yellow card 34'
Taider Yellow card 85'
Report Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 10,807
Referee: Yusri Rudolf
September 25 Second leg Toronto FC 1–0
(1–1 agg.)
(1–3 p)
Montreal Impact Toronto, Ontario
7:30 PM EDT Bradley Yellow card 7'
Endoh Goal 70'
Mavinga Red card 84'
Report Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 21,365
Referee: Drew Fischer
Penalties
Pozuelo Penalty scored
Altidore Penalty missed
Mullins Penalty missed
Osorio Penalty missed
Penalty scored Bojan
Penalty scored Lovitz
Penalty scored Camacho

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 32 2880 0 32 2880 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Senegal Clément Diop 6 540 0 2 180 0 4 360 0 0 0 0
40 Canada Jason Beaulieu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 Canada James Pantemis 2 180 0 0 0 0 2 180 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 Argentina Víctor Cabrera 20 1529 0 16 1178 0 4 351 0 0 0 0
3 United States Daniel Lovitz 31 2601 0 28 2520 0 3 181 0 0 0 0
4 France Rudy Camacho 22 1914 1 17 1464 1 5 450 0 0 0 0
15 Canada Zachary Brault-Guillard 15 1051 0 13 871 0 2 180 0 0 0 0
16 France Rod Fanni 3 270 0 3 270 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Finland Jukka Raitala 31 2452 0 26 2083 0 5 369 0 0 0 0
24 Canada Karifa Yao 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Canada Daniel Kinumbe 2 157 0 1 67 0 1 90 0 0 0 0
26 Cuba Jorge Corrales 5 189 0 3 92 0 2 97 0 0 0 0
33 France Bacary Sagna 31 2630 1 26 2180 1 5 450 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
6 Canada Samuel Piette 29 2575 0 25 2220 0 4 355 0 0 0 0
8 Algeria Saphir Taïder 37 3033 10 32 2728 9 5 305 1 0 0 0
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti 15 1092 7 11 757 3 4 335 4 0 0 0
13 Japan Ken Krolicki 14 814 0 10 523 0 4 291 0 0 0 0
14 Bosnia and Herzegovina Amar Sejdič 1 68 0 1 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Canada Ballou Tabla 4 127 0 4 127 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Canada Clément Bayiha 16 792 0 11 469 0 5 323 0 0 0 0
28 Canada Shamit Shome 32 1956 1 27 1627 1 5 329 0 0 0 0
29 Canada Mathieu Choinière 19 837 0 17 681 0 2 156 0 0 0 0
Forwards
9 Spain Bojan Krkić 10 743 3 8 608 3 2 135 0 0 0 0
11 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel 17 698 4 16 618 3 1 80 1 0 0 0
18 Nigeria Orji Okwonkwo 32 1845 8 28 1784 8 4 61 0 0 0 0
21 Finland Lassi Lappalainen 15 921 5 11 683 5 4 238 0 0 0 0
37 Argentina Maximiliano Urruti 37 2917 4 31 2436 4 6 481 0 0 0 0
No Longer with the Club
5 France Zakaria Diallo 26 2217 3 24 2037 3 2 180 0 0 0 0
7 France Harry Novillo 11 439 1 11 439 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Panama Omar Browne 11 630 3 10 564 2 1 66 1 0 0 0
32 Uganda Michael Azira 20 1448 0 19 1443 0 1 5 0 0 0 0
34 Canada Luca Ricci 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last updated: October 6, 2019

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ MLS Playoffs TOTAL
1 Algeria Saphir Taïder MF 9 1 10
2 Nigeria Orji Okwonkwo FW 8 8
3 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 3 4 7
4 Finland Lassi Lappalainen FW 5 5
5 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel FW 3 1 4
5 Argentina Maximiliano Urruti FW 4 4
7 Panama Omar Browne FW 2 1 3
7 France Zakaria Diallo DF 3 3
7 Spain Bojan Krkić FW 3 3
10 Canada Shamit Shome MF 1 1
10 France Harry Novillo FW 1 1
10 France Rudy Camacho DF 1 1
10 France Bacary Sagna DF 1 1
Totals 43 7 0 50

Updated to match played October 6, 2019
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 Algeria Saphir Taïder MF 7 2 9
2 Argentina Maximiliano Urruti FW 6 1 7
3 France Bacary Sagna DF 3 1 4
4 United States Daniel Lovitz DF 2 2
4 Panama Omar Browne MF 2 2
4 France Harry Novillo FW 2 2
4 France Zakaria Diallo DF 2 2
4 Canada Clément Bayiha MF 1 1 2
4 Nigeria Orji Okwonkwo FW 2 2
9 Uganda Micheal Azira MF 1 1
9 Canada Shamit Shome MF 1 1
9 Argentina Ignacio Piatti MF 1 1
9 Canada Zachary Brault-Guillard DF 1 1
9 Canada Mathieu Choinière MF 1 1
9 Cuba Jorge Corrales DF 1 1
9 Finland Lassi Lappalainen FW 1 1
Totals 33 5 0 38

Updated to match played October 6, 2019
Source: Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

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 2880 59 1.84 2880 59 1.84 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
23  SEN Clément Diop 540 4 0.67 180 1 0.50 360 3 0.75 0 0 0.00
41  CAN James Pantemis 180 1 0.50 0 0 0.00 180 1 0.50 0 0 0.00

Updated to match played October 6, 2019
Source: Montreal Impact
Italic: denotes player left the club during the season.

Clean sheets[edit]

No. Nat. Player MLS Canadian Championship MLS Cup Playoffs TOTAL
1 United States Evan Bush 7 7
23 Senegal Clément Diop 1 2 3
41 Canada James Pantemis 1 1
Totals 8 3 0 11

Updated to match played October 6, 2019
Source: MLSsoccer.com

Top minutes played[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ TOTAL
8 Algeria Saphir Taïder MF 2728 305 3033
37 Argentina Maximiliano Urruti FW 2436 481 2917
1 United States Evan Bush GK 2880 2880
33 France Bacary Sagna DF 2180 450 2630
3 United States Daniel Lovitz DF 2520 181 2601
6 Canada Samuel Piette MF 2220 355 2575
22 Finland Jukka Raitala DF 2083 369 2452
5 France Zakaria Diallo DF 2037 180 2217
28 Canada Shamit Shome MF 1627 329 1956
4 France Rudy Camacho DF 1464 450 1914

Updated to match played October 6, 2019
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 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Víctor Cabrera 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Daniel Lovitz 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Rudy Camacho 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Samuel Piette 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Saphir Taïder 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 Bojan Krkić 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Ignacio Piatti 1 0 0 1 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 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 Amar Sejdič 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Zachary Brault-Guillard 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
16 Rod Fanni 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Ballou Tabla 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Orji Okwonkwo 5 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
21 Lassi Lappalainen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Jukka Raitala 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Clément Diop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 Jorge Corrales 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
27 Clément Bayiha 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Shamit Shome 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Mathieu Choinière 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Bacary Sagna 7 0 1 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 Maximiliano Urruti 5 0 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 James Pantemis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micheal Azira 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harry Novillo 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omar Browne 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zakaria Diallo 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 59 0 3 54 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 0
Last updated: October 6, 2019

Recognition[edit]

MLS Player of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
9 Bush  United States GK MLS Player of the Week: 9
21 Lappalainen  Finland FW MLS Player of the Week: 21

MLS Goal of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
17 Okwonkwo  Nigeria FW MLS Player of the Week: 17

MLS Team of the Week[edit]

Week Player Nation Position Report
1 Diallo  France DF MLS Team of the Week: 1
Taïder  Algeria MF
3 Piatti  Argentina MF MLS Team of the Week: 3
7 Bush  United States GK MLS Team of the Week: 7
Piette  Canada BN
Garde  France Coach
9 Bush  United States GK MLS Team of the Week: 9
Diallo  France BN
Garde  France Coach
14 Browne  Panama BN MLS Team of the Week: 14
15 Taïder  Algeria MF MLS Team of the Week: 15
Bush  United States BN
17 Okwonkwo  Nigeria BN MLS Team of the Week: 17
21 Lappalainen  Finland FW MLS Team of the Week: 21
Brault-Guillard  Canada DF
Okwonkwo  Nigeria BN
24 Lappalainen  Finland FW MLS Team of the Week: 24

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