Our prediction for this MLS match:
Vancouver Whitecaps will be looking to record their first win of the season when they take on Montreal in the Canadian derby. Vancouver failed to win the first five games of the season, but it seems as if their performances are much better than the results. Simon Becher is pushing for a start, while all Russell Teibert, Sergio Cordova, Luis Martins, and Cristian Gutierrez remain on the sidelines with injuries.
The visitors, on the other hand, desperately needed a win against Philadelphia Union, and they managed to get one, with the team putting an end to their three-game losing run. A man to watch in the away team will be Honduras midfielder Romell Quioto, who is back from international duty, while all Jojea Kwizera, Samuel Piette, George Campbell, Matko Miljevic, and James Pantemis are out of contention through injuries. Anyhow, home win should be considered as Montreal have suffered a loss in each of their first three away games of the process. In their last meeting in the Major League Soccer Vancouver defeated Montreal 2-0.
Highlighted 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 CF):
Club de Foot Montréal is a Canadian soccer team, but they compete in Major League Soccer. They 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 CF 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.