Montreal Impact vs NYCFC: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

Montreal is 3-1-2 in their last six and want to continue avoiding losses as they take on New York City Football club, a team notorious for draws.

New York needs to increase their win total if they are going to continue to compete in a congested Eastern Conference.

How to Watch

What: Montreal Impact vs New York City FC

Where: Saputo Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

When: Saturday May 4 @ 5 PM EST

How: TVAS, MLS Live on ESPN+, YES

New York City FC (Away)

Head Coach: Domenec Torrent

Key Players: Hérber Araújo dos Santos, Maximiliano Moralez, Sean Johnson

Standings: 2-1-6 (7th Eastern Conference)

New York City FC have had a promising season. They have allowed 12 goals while scoring 11, showing their defense backs up their offense and vice versa.

Goalkeeper Sean Johnson has had an impressive stretch with 4 shutouts this season. The key to success in this match will lie in the defenses ability to quiet the Montreal attack.

Montreal Impact (home)

Head Coach: Rémi Garde

Key Players: Saphir Taider, Maximiliano Urruti, Evan Bush

Standings: 5-3-2 (2nd Eastern Conference)

Montreal is favored in this contest for good reason. Goalkeeper Evan Bush has 5 shutouts, and they are effective at home so far with 2 wins and no losses or draws.

To stay elite team in the Eastern Conference, the Impact will need to break Sean Johnson and his defenders.

Coming off two wins in their last two games, Montreal is poised for continue that trend.

Odd and Predictions

While Montreal is favored on the money line, it is clear that New York City has the talent to compete.

With 6 draws this year, and good defenses on both sides, another draw would not be surprising.

Montreal has a goal differential of -2 and New York City FC has one of -1. With such close margins, it makes a draw even more possible.

With two talented defenses and no outstanding legs on offense, this will be a tightly contested matchup worth tuning into.

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