2019 Montreal Impact season

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Montreal Impact
2019 season
OwnerJoey Saputo
PresidentKevin Gilmore
CoachRémi Garde
Home colours
Away colours
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The 2019 Montreal Impact season is the club's 26th season of existence, and their eight in Major League Soccer, the top tier of the Canadian soccer pyramid.

Current squad[edit]

Source, As of February 13, 2019:[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 25) 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 26) 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 Zachary Brault-Guillard  CAN RB (1998-12-30) December 30, 1998 (age 20) France Olympique Lyonnais
22 Jukka Raitala  FIN LB (1988-09-15) September 15, 1988 (age 30) United States Los Angeles FC
27 Clément Bayiha  CAN RB (1999-03-08) March 8, 1999 (age 19) Canada Ottawa Fury
33 Bacary Sagna  FRA RB (1983-02-14) February 14, 1983 (age 36) 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
10 Ignacio Piatti  ARG AM (1985-02-04) February 4, 1985 (age 34) Argentina San Lorenzo de Almagro
13 Ken Krolicki  JPN DM (1996-03-16) March 16, 1996 (age 22) United States Michigan State Spartans
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 20) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
32 Micheal Azira  UGA DM (1987-08-22) August 22, 1987 (age 31) United States Colorado Rapids
Attackers
7 Harry Novillo  MTQ AW (1992-02-11) February 11, 1992 (age 27) Malaysia Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C.
11 Anthony Jackson-Hamel  CAN ST (1993-08-03) August 3, 1993 (age 25) Canada Montreal Impact Academy
37 Maximiliano Urruti  ARG FW (1991-02-22) February 22, 1991 (age 27) United States FC Dallas
Orji Okwonkwo  NGR FW (1998-01-19) January 19, 1998 (age 21) Italy Bologna

International roster slots[edit]

Montreal has Nine MLS International Roster Slots for use in the 2018 season. Montreal acquired 1 additional spot in a trade with the Columbus Crew SC. They have the eight allotted from the league.

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 Martinique Harry Novillo Malaysia Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C. 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]

Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred To Fee/Notes Date Source
19 FW Belize Michael Salazar Option not picked up November 26, 2018 [7]
25 MF Canada Louis Béland-Goyette Option not picked up November 26, 2018 [7]
26 DF United States Kyle Fisher United States Birmingham Legion FC Option not picked up November 26, 2018 [7]
17 MF Canada David Choinière Option not picked up November 26, 2018 [7]
15 DF France Rod Fanni Option not picked up November 26, 2018 [7]
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 [8]
18 DF United States Chris Duvall United States Houston Dynamo Traded for a 3rd round pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft December 17, 2018 [9]
9 FW Uruguay Alejandro Silva Paraguay Club Olimpia $4,000,000 Transfer Fee January 7, 2019 [10]
21 FW Italy Matteo Mancosu Italy Virtus Entella Free Transfer January 8, 2019 [11]
24 DF Canada Michael Petrasso Released January 15, 2019 [12]
30 FW United States Quincy Amarikwa United States DC United Out of contract January 20, 2019 [13]

Loans in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned from Loan start date Loan end date Source
15 DF Canada Zachary Brault-Guillard France Olympique Lyonnais February 5, 2019 December 31, 2019 [14]
FW Nigeria Orji Okwonkwo Italy Bologna F.C. 1909 February 12, 2019 December 31, 2019 [15]

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 [13]
16 MF Chile Jeisson Vargas Chile Club Deportivo Universidad Católica February 8, 2019 December 31, 2019 [16]
25 DF Canada Daniel Kinumbe Canada Ottawa Fury FC February 13, 2019 December 31, 2019 [17]

Draft picks[edit]

Round No. Pos. Player College/Club team Transaction Source
2(34) MF Bosnia and Herzegovina Amar Sejdič United StatesMaryland
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

Friendlies[edit]

Review[edit]

Montreal Impact started their Pre-Season friendlies in a game against MLS’s newest side, FC Cincinnati with a 1-1 draw, Piatti scoring the opener at the 11th minute. Montreal Impact later continued their Pre-Season friendlies winning over Nashville and Philadelphia Union.

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 January 30
7:00 p.m.
A FC Cincinnati 1-1 Piatti Goal 11'Yellow card 36'
Diallo Yellow card 29'
Mattocks Goal 49'
Lasso Yellow card 68'
2 February 6
4:00 p.m.
A Nashville SC 2-0 Diallo Goal 71'
Novillo Goal 80'
3 February 16
4:00 p.m.
A Philadelphia Union 1-0 Urruti Goal 27' Elliott Yellow card 46'
Fontana Yellow card 89'
Accam Yellow card 90'
4 February 20
7:00 p.m.
A Tampa Bay Rowdies
5 February 23
7:00 p.m.
A D.C. United

Major League Soccer[edit]

Review[edit]

Tables[edit]

Eastern Conference[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
4 Columbus Crew SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Conference Quarterfinals
5 D.C. United 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Montreal Impact[a] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 New England Revolution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 New York City FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on March 2, 2019. 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.
  1. ^ Canadian clubs cannot qualify for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League through league play.


Overall[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts
10 Los Angeles FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Minnesota United 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Montreal Impact 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 New England Revolution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 New York City FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on March 2, 2019. 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

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
0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0 0 0  0

Last updated: November 1, 2018
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

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 2
10:00 p.m.
A San Jose Earthquakes
2 March 9
5:00 p.m.
A Houston Dynamo
3 March 16
4:00 p.m.
A Orlando City
4 March 30
3:00 p.m.
A Sporting Kansas City
5 April 6
1:00 p.m.
A New York City FC
6 April 9
8:00 p.m.
A D.C. United
7 April 13
1:00 p.m.
H Columbus Crew SC
8 April 20
1:00 p.m.
A Philadelphia Union
9 April 24
7:30 p.m.
A New England Revolution
10 April 28
12:30 p.m.
H Chicago Fire
11 May 4
1:00 p.m.
H New York City FC
12 May 8
8:00 p.m.
A New York Red Bulls
13 May 11
1:00 p.m.
A FC Cincinnati
14 May 17
8:00 p.m.
H New England Revolution
15 May 24
10:30 p.m.
A Los Angeles FC
16 May 29
7:30 p.m.
H Real Salt Lake
17 June 1
4:00 p.m.
H Orlando City SC
18 June 5
7:30 p.m.
H Seattle Sounders FC
19 June 26
7:30 p.m.
H Portland Timbers
20 June 29
5:00 p.m.
A Atlanta United FC
21 July 6
7:30 p.m.
H Minnesota United FC
22 July 13
7:30 p.m.
H Toronto FC
23 July 20
7:30 p.m.
A Columbus Crew SC
24 July 27
8:00 p.m.
H Philadelphia Union
25 August 3
9:00 p.m.
A Colorado Rapids
26 August 10
9:00 p.m.
A Chicago Fire
27 August 17
7:30 p.m.
H FC Dallas
28 August 24
7:30 p.m.
A Toronto FC
29 August 28
8:00 p.m.
H Vancouver Whitecaps FC
30 August 31
7:30 p.m.
H D.C. United
31 September 14
7:30 p.m.
H FC Cincinnati
32 September 21
10:30 p.m.
A LA Galaxy
33 September 29
5:00 p.m.
H Atlanta United FC
34 October 6
4:00 p.m.
H New York Red Bulls

Canadian Championship[edit]

Bracket[edit]

First qualifying roundSecond qualifying roundThird qualifying roundSemi-finalsFinal
                            
 
Toronto FC
 
Ottawa Fury FC
 
Valour FC
Vaughan Azzurri
HFX Wanderers FC
 
 
 
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
 
Forge FC
Cavalry FC
Pacific FC
 
 
 
Montreal Impact
 
FC Edmonton
A.S. Blainville
York 9 FC

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
Third Qualifying Round
FL July 10 A TBD
SL July 24 H TBD

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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Senegal Clément Diop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 United States Daniel Lovitz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 France Rudy Camacho 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 France Zakaria Diallo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Canada Zachary Brault-Guillard 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Finland Jukka Raitala 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Canada Clément Bayiha 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 France Bacary Sagna 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
6 Canada Samuel Piette 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Algeria Saphir Taïder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Argentina Ignacio Piatti 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Japan Ken Krolicki 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Canada Shamit Shome 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Canada Mathieu Choinière 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Uganda Michael Azira 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
7 Martinique Harry Novillo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Canada Anthony Jackson-Hamel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 Argentina Maximiliano Urruti 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nigeria Orji Okwonkwo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last updated: February 13, 2019

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ MLS Playoffs TOTAL
Totals 0 0 0 0

Last updated: November 1, 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
Totals 0 0 0 0

Last updated: November 1, 2018
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 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
23  SEN Clément Diop 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 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: February 13, 2019
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
Totals 0 0 0 0

Last updated: November 1, 2018
Source: Montreal Impact

Top minutes played[edit]

No. Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Champ TOTAL

Last updated: November 1, 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Víctor Cabrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Daniel Lovitz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Rudy Camacho 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Harry Novillo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Saphir Taïder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Ignacio Piatti 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Zachary Brault-Guillard 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Jukka Raitala 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Clément Diop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Clément Bayiha 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
32 Micheal Azira 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Bacary Sagna 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 Maximiliano Urruti 0 0 0 0 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
Orji Okwonkwo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last updated: February 13, 2019

Recognition[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Montreal Impact — Roster — Players". impactmontreal.com. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  2. ^ "FC Montreal unveils its 2016 roster". impactmontreal.com. 1 March 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Wandrille Lefèvre". montrealimpact.com. April 1, 2013. Retrieved April 2, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Daniel Kinumbe and Clément Bayiha sign with the Impact". montrealimpact.com. November 16, 2018. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  5. ^ "Impact signs French winger Harry Novillo". montrealimpact.com. December 5, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  6. ^ "Impact acquires Argentine striker Maximiliano Urruti". montrealimpact.com. December 9, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d e "Impact exercises options for seven players". rds.ca. November 2, 2018. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  8. ^ "Impact acquires targeted allocation money and SuperDraft pick from Vancouver". montrealimpact.com. December 9, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  9. ^ "Impact acquires 2020 SuperDraft pick from Houston Dynamo". montrealimpact.com. December 17, 2018. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  10. ^ "Impact completes transfer of Alejandro Silva to Club Olimpia". montrealimpact.com. January 7, 2019. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  11. ^ "Calciomercato Entella, ufficiale: preso Matteo Mancosu". tuttosport.com. January 8, 2019. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  12. ^ "L'IMPACT RACHÈTE LE CONTRAT DE MICHAEL PETRASSO". tvasport.com. January 15, 2019. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  13. ^ a b "29 players will take part in the 2019 Montreal Impact training camp". montrealimpact.com. January 20, 2019. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  14. ^ "Impact acquires Québécois defender Zachary Brault-Guillard on loan". montrealimpact.com. February 5, 2019. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  15. ^ "Impact acquires Nigerian striker Orji Okwonkwo on loan". montrealimpact.com. February 12, 2019. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  16. ^ "Midfielder Jeisson Vargas loaned to Club Deportivo Universidad Católica". montrealimpact.com. February 8, 2019. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  17. ^ "Defender Daniel Kinumbe loaned to Ottawa Fury FC". montrealimpact.com. February 13, 2019. Retrieved February 13, 2019.