Major League Soccer news and data: Montreal Impact modest front runner to get the better of Charlotte

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Competition: USA Major League Soccer
Competition: Sat 25.June
Match begins: 23:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stade Saputo (20801 seats)

This is the real thing, this is Major League Soccer and this is Montreal Impact - Charlotte. Prepare with our complete match preview!

Insights:
  • Montreal Impact have the most scored goals (28) in Major League Soccer
  • Charlotte have the most matches under the total-line (9) in Major League Soccer

Only a few days to rest for the hosting team, as they were involved in a Championship match only three days back. At least it's nice to return home after that away game at Toronto.

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Montreal Impact form and stats

Montreal Impact have played 7 Major League Soccer games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 4-0-3 (wins-draws-losses).

The club members hope that Montreal Impact will strike back in this fixture, putting things right after the 0-4 away defeat in the Championship fixture against Toronto.

Before that game, the home loss against Austin with the scoreline 0-1.

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Montreal Impact have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found 11 games) they have won 5 times, drawn 3 and lost 3.

The manager Nancy will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Seattle Sounders in only four days.

With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Montreal defense is not exactly impregnable. 11 goals conceded from 7 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Charlotte form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Charlotte so far with only 2 points returning home. The records show 0-2-6 (win-draw-lose).

Charlotte are the visiting side once again, their previous game being the 1-1 draw at Columbus Crew (placed 11th). Midfielder Shinyashiki was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 7.44. Shinyashiki scored one goal and had 28 successful passes (of 34 total).

Before that, Charlotte secured a home win against New York RB with the score 2-0.

The attacking power of Charlotte when travelling is not overwhelming with 5 goals scored from 8 league matches away. Charlotte struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 14 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

This isn't the first time these two sides face each other this campaign, as the records show this recent fixture: Charlotte - Montreal Impact 0-2.

Top Goalscorers

MontrealD. Mihailovic
D. Mihailovic
7 goals
Montreal ImpactR. Quioto Robinson
R. Quioto Robinson
5 goals
CharlotteK. Świderski
K. Świderski
4 goals

Montreal Impact missing players

Charlotte missing players

Montreal Impact Charlotte
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
15 7 2 Played P 2 8 16
7 4 2 Won W 0 0 6
2 0 0 Drew D 0 2 2
6 3 0 Lost L 2 6 8
28 14 6 Scored S 2 5 16
27 11 4 Conceded C 4 14 19
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 88% 94%
93% 86% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 88% 75%
73% 86% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 62% 44%
33% 29% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 6%
33% 29% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
80% 86% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 62% 44%
7% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 12% 31%
13% 14% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 38% 31%
 
4.9 5.1 6 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 4.8 5.3
4.6 4.4 7.5 Corners against (avg) C A 8.5 6 5.1
2.7 2.4 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 1.9 1.8
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
12.3 13 13.5 Shots (avg) S ( 10.5 11.5 12.2
4.8 5.3 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 6.5 3.9 4.2
39% 38% 75% Goal Efficiency G E 15% 16% 24%
 
10.9 9.1 13 Shots against (avg) S A 14.5 12 13.1
4.3 3.9 5.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 7.5 4.4 4.5
Key stats in Major League Soccer this season:
  • Charlotte have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Charlotte have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Charlotte have the fewest points (2) away in Major League Soccer
  • Charlotte have the most matches under the total-line (9) in Major League Soccer
  • Charlotte have yet to win a game away.
  • Montreal Impact have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Montreal Impact have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Montreal Impact have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Charlotte have scored away.
  • Montreal Impact have the most conceded goals in the second half (18) in Major League Soccer
  • Montreal Impact have the most scored goals (28) in Major League Soccer
  • Montreal Impact have the most scored goals in the first half (14) in Major League Soccer
  • Montreal Impact haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 New York City 14 8 3 3 26 11 9 6 2 1 22 8 5 2 1 2 4 3 15 27
2 New York RB 16 7 5 4 26 17 8 2 4 2 12 9 8 5 1 2 14 8 9 26
3 Philadelphia Union 15 6 8 1 20 11 8 3 5 0 9 4 7 3 3 1 11 7 9 26
4 Orlando City 16 7 4 5 20 22 8 4 0 4 11 14 8 3 4 1 9 8 -2 25
5 Montreal Impact 15 7 2 6 28 27 7 4 0 3 14 11 8 3 2 3 14 16 1 23
6 New England 16 6 5 5 27 26 9 4 3 2 13 10 7 2 2 3 14 16 1 23
7 Charlotte 16 6 2 8 16 19 8 6 0 2 11 5 8 0 2 6 5 14 -3 20
8 Cincinnati 15 6 2 7 22 26 6 2 0 4 11 11 9 4 2 3 11 15 -4 20
9 Atlanta United 14 5 4 5 22 20 8 4 3 1 17 10 6 1 1 4 5 10 2 19
10 Inter Miami 15 5 3 7 15 24 8 4 2 2 12 11 7 1 1 5 3 13 -9 18
11 Columbus Crew 14 4 5 5 18 17 7 3 1 3 10 7 7 1 4 2 8 10 1 17
12 Toronto 15 4 3 8 21 29 7 4 0 3 11 12 8 0 3 5 10 17 -8 15
13 Chicago Fire 15 3 5 7 14 20 7 2 3 2 6 5 8 1 2 5 8 15 -6 14
14 DC United 14 4 2 8 17 24 8 3 1 4 12 12 6 1 1 4 5 12 -7 14

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