Henry was hired as the Impact's manager last December and was off to a bright start in 2020, taking four points from two league matches before the league shut down on March 12. Montreal had also progressed to the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League, though it fell to Honduran side Olimpia 2-1 in the first leg.
MONTREAL -- "Freedom."
That's what Bojan Krkic is chasing on the pitch. It's also the way he describes how he'd like to play football. He has found it in small doses during his decade-and-a-half-long playing career: briefly on Barcelona's youth teams where he broke many age-related scoring records, earning the unbearable burden as "the next Messi"; at free-flowing Stoke City under Mark Hughes, until injuries and a more direct style derailed that experiment; in Milan for half a season.
MEXICO CITY -- Liga MX has implemented measures to help prevent the spread of coronavirus by stopping the usual prematch handshake before games this weekend, while the CONCACAF Champions League has been postponed.
Mexican national team's friendlies in the United States on March 26 against Czech Republic (in Charlotte, N.C.) and on March 29 against Greece (in Arlington, TX) have also been canceled.
Organizers stated that refunds will be granted for tickets already purchased and that "at this moment,...
Honduras' CD Olimpia scored two first-half goals Tuesday and held on for a 2-1 road win over the Montreal Impact in the first leg of a CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series.
The second leg of the two-game, total-goals match will be played March 17 at San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
Jerry Bengtson opened the scoring for Olimpia in the 15th minute, taking a pass from Matias Garrido at the top of the 18-yard box and chipping the ball over Montreal goalie Clement Diop, who was off his line.