Our football match prediction:
Houston Dynamo do not seem to be on top of their game ahead of the visit of Montreal Impact. The hosts are on a four-match winless run in the league and that is the main reason why we predict they will fight tooth and nail against the Canadian outfit. The likes of Romell Quioto, Boniek Garcia and Alberth Elis will represent Honduras at the 2017 Gold Cup, meaning that coach Wilmer Cabrera can’t count on the trio for Thursday’s football game against Montreal Impact. Mauro Biello’s charges recorded a 2-0 win over DC United in front of home fans at the weekend, but their performances on the travels leave a lot to be desired. Montreal suffered a heavy 4-1 loss to Columbus Crew in their last away fixture in MLS, but seeing that Houston head into Thursday’s clash with a severely-weakened squad, share of spoils appears on the horizon.
Highligted Player (Romell Quioto):
Romell Quioto is a pacey winger who plays for both Houston Dynamo and the Honduras national football team. Quioto was born in Balfate (Honduras) on August 9, 1991 and he played for Union Ajax during his youth career. The Honduras striker started his senior career at Vida and it has to be noted that he scored 20 goals in 77 appearances in the league for the club. In 2012 he was sent on loan to Polish club Wisla Krakow, but he played no more than nine games for The White Star in Ekstraklasa. Romell Quioto then took a step forward in his career as he signed a contract with famous Honduras club Olimpia. After scoring 38 goals in 96 league fixtures for the capital club the 180-cm-tall attacker decided to taste MLS football. Quioto moved to Houston Dynamo in December, 2016 and he has been playing for the Major League Soccer club ever since. Speaking of his international debut, Romell Quioto received his first call-up for Honduras on February 29, 2012 for a friendly game against Ecuador.
Highlighted Team (Montreal Impact):
Montreal Impact are a Canadian soccer team, but they compete in Major League Soccer. The Impact are a member of the Eastern Conference and they have been participating in the major league since 2012. Montreal welcome their opponents at Saputo Stadium and the capacity of the club’s home ground is 20.801. The construction of the stadium cost CA$17 million and the venue was opened on May 18, 2008. The Saputo family invested $7.5 million in the construction of the stadium and, as a result, the venue was named Saputo Stadium. Montreal Impact did remarkably well to make it to the CONCACAF Champions League final in the 2014/2015 season, but Mexican team America proved to be a big catch for the Canadian outfit in the title game. Speaking of the Canadian championship, the Impact won their third domestic trophy in 2014, with the team beating Toronto FC in the final of the tournament. Montreal Impact play their home matches in blue and black shirts and black shorts, while the colour of their away kit is white.