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Montreal Impact
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San Jose Earthquakes
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Wednesday, August 7, 20138:00 PM
Saputo StadiumCCLAttendance:

Match Summary

GOALS AND ASSISTS

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TimeClubPlayerAssisted By
 16'MTLHassoun Camara
  • Hernán Bernardello
DISCIPLINARY

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TimeClubPlayerReason
 85'SJ Chris WondolowskiDissent
 72'MTL Marco Di VaioTime wasting
 37'SJ Ramiro CorralesFoul
 10'MTL Collen WarnerHand
SUBSTITUTIONS

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 89'MTL
Sanna Nyassi (M)
Marco Di Vaio (F)
 83'SJ
Walter Martinez (F)
Adam Jahn (F)
 81'MTL
Patrice Bernier (M)
Andrés Romero (M)
 70'SJ
Chris Wondolowski (F)
Ramiro Corrales (M)
 69'MTL
Blake Smith (M)
Daniele Paponi (F)
 43'SJ
Sam Garza (F)
Marvin Chavez (M)

Starting Formations

30Bush6Camara14Nesta13Ferrari5Brovsky21Mapp18Warner23Bernardello15Romero35Paponi9Di VaioM2281111955511Bingham3Gargan5Ring21Hernandez15Morrow19Alas12Corrales11Ballouchy81Chavez14Jahn24GordonM2218810333017

Lineups

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Montreal Impact
30GEvan Bush
6DHassoun Camara
14DAlessandro Nesta
13DMatteo Ferrari
5DJeb Brovsky
21MJustin Mapp
18MCollen Warner
23MHernán Bernardello
15MAndrés Romero
35FDaniele Paponi
9FMarco Di Vaio
San Jose Earthquakes
1GDavid Bingham
3DDan Gargan
5DBrad Ring
21DJason Hernandez
15DJustin Morrow
19MJaime Alas
12MRamiro Corrales
11MMehdi Ballouchy
81MMarvin Chavez
14FAdam Jahn
24FAlan Gordon
Bench
22Davy Arnaud
8Patrice Bernier
1Troy Perkins
11Sanna Nyassi
19Blake Smith
55Wandrille Lefevre
51Maxim Tissot
 
22Jordan Stewart
18Jon Busch
8Chris Wondolowski
10Walter Martinez
33Steven Beitashour
30Rafael Baca
17Sam Garza
Managers
  Marco Schällibaum
 
  Mark Watson
OFFICIALS

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
8:00 PM
Saputo Stadium

MONTREAL – Good first impression? It would seem so.

Newly-minted Impact Designated Player Hernán Bernardello started making new friends at Stade Saputo in next to no time, notching an assist 16 minutes into his debut on Hassoun Camara’s winner as Montreal defeated the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Wednesday in both teams' CONCACAF Champions League opener.

The Impact take the lead in Group 5, three points ahead of the Quakes and Guatemala’s Heredia, who play their first fixture at home on August 21 against Montreal.

An indirect free kick was the source of Camara’s goal. Brad Ring fouled Marco Di Vaio on the left flank, which gave Bernardello his first chance to display his free-kick abilities. The Argentine's curled delivery was perfect, falling right into Camara’s path for the headed finish.

It could have been an altogether different game, however, as the Quakes missed a penalty kick minutes earlier. In the 10th minute, Ramiro Corrales struck a free kick won by Alan Gordon on the edge of the Montreal area, but Collen Warner handballed and was shown a yellow after referee Javier Santos pointed to the spot. Gordon took the kick, but his weak attempt was comfortably saved by Evan Bush to his right.

More bad news came the Quakes’ way minutes before halftime when Marvin Chávez immediately signaled to the bench after a wild Daniele Paponi tackle. He was replaced by Sam Garza while Paponi escaped without punishment.

The Earthquakes came out for the second half with intent and created many opportunities throughout. They came closest to equalizing five minutes after the break when a quick combination on a throw-in released Jaime Alas on the left. Alas crossed high for Garza, whose headed effort missed the target to Bush’s right.

Yet Montreal – uncharacteristically – threatened on set plays once more. Justin Mapp’s 65th-minute corner kick was cleared but the ball ended back to his feet, and his cross met Matteo Ferrari who crashed a header against the bar.

It’s back to MLS duty for both teams on Saturday. San Jose Earthquakes will travel all the way to Vancouver as they face Whitecaps at BC Place, while Montreal pay a visit to the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.