Photo: Darryl Dyck, The canadian Press
The rear side of the impact Jukka Raitala
With the uncertainty of the summer transfer window behind them, the Impact players are now aware of their position in the board at the start of the last stage of the MLS season.
The club still has 10 games to play this season and remains just above the red line in the standings of the Association Is, to equality with the Revolution of the New England and two points ahead of the Union of Philadelphia. The Impact (9-13-2) will try to consolidate its position Saturday, when he will visit Real Salt Lake (10-9-4).
“Every game counts, referred to the rear side of the Impact Jukka Raitala earlier this week. This month is better, since we play only once a week — even if the month of July was not so bad. We must continue to win to achieve our goal, which is to participate in the playoffs. “
“We have to go one game at a time. This will be different in Salt Lake, but we are confident. It has less well been last week, but we are positive and continue to work hard. “
The number of games remaining to be played this season for the Impact
Despite the best of intentions, the challenge will be important for the Impact in Utah. The troupe, Remi Garde has a card abroad to 2-9-1 this season, and only four teams in the MLS have amassed fewer points on lawns opposing the Blue-white-black. At the other end of the spectrum, Real Salt Lake has a folder at home to 9-1-2 and his only defeat was received at his local opening on march 10.
The Impact had indicated earlier this week that the striker Quincy Amarikwa and midfielder Micheal Azira, acquired Wednesday prior to the closure of the summer transfer, will be in Salt Lake City and may be available. From its side, the rear side Bacary Sagna, also hired Wednesday, will meet with his teammates for the first time Sunday, at the return of the team in Montreal.