CF Montreal face the NY Red Bulls in the next match of the MLS regular season.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, 31 August 2022. The game time by GMT is 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 31. The match venue is Stade Saputo, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Latest odds on betting sites
CF Montreal to win odds are priced at 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.50 (+250; 5/2), while the New York Red Bulls to win odds are priced at 3.75 (+275; 11/4).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: CF Montreal — 50%, draw — 26%, New York Red Bulls — 24%.
Latest betting odds on CF Montreal vs New York Red Bulls (31 August 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Asian handicap (-0.5) on CF Montreal — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Asian handicap (+0.5) on New York Red Bulls — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
Match preview and statistics
CF Montreal are second in the Eastern Conference standings with 49 points and a +8 goal difference. They are unbeaten in the last eight games with six wins and three draws. L'Impact beat Chicago 2-nil in their last match.
Ismael Kone gave them the lead in the 19th minute with a shot from outside the box into the bottom right corner, Lassi Lappalainen with the assist. Romell Quioto doubled the lead in the 24th minute with a free-kick goal. He hit the ball with his right foot into the top left corner. Kone got two yellow cards within 12 minutes and was sent off.
Sebastian Breza had a very good game. He made three diving saves, two high saves and three saves inside the box. Montreal had 42% possession, 1.14 expected goals (xG), 10 total shots, 239 accurate passes, 74% pass accuracy, 13 fouls, one offside, five corners, four yellow cards and one red card.
This win was their third straight win. They beat Houston 3-2 and New England 4-0 in the previous matches.
CF Montreal team news: Ahmed Hamdi, Rudy Camacho, and Tomas Giraldo are sidelined due to injuries, while Ismael Kone is on a red card suspension.
NY Red Bulls are fourth in the league table with 44 wins and a +10 goal difference. They have two wins, two draws and a loss in the last five matches. The Red Bulls beat Inter Miami CF 3-1 in their last league game.
Inter Miami took the lead in the 19th minute from a free-kick goal by Gonzalo Higuain as he found the top left corner. Alejandro Pozuelo got a straight red in the 29th minute from a foul. Lewis Morgan put New York back into the game in the 43rd minute with a shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by John Tolkin.
In the 53rd minute of the second half, Daniel Edelman gave the Reds the lead with a shot from the middle of the box to the bottom left corner. Cristian Casseres Jr. assisted the goal. Both teams were down to 10 men in the 70th minute as Kyle Duncan picked up his second yellow and was sent off.
Cade Clark made it 3-1 four minutes later with a shot into the bottom left corner. Dylan Nealis assisted with the headed pass. They had 45% possession, 1.21 expected goals (xG), 20 total shots, eight shots on target, one big chance, 253 accurate passes, 75% pass accuracy, 16 fouls, one offside, two corners, three yellow cards and one red card.
NY Red Bulls team news: Kyle Duncan is unavailable due to a red card suspension.
CF Montreal vs New York Red Bulls H2H
In the last four meetings, Montreal have two wins, and the Red Bulls also have two wins. L’Impact won 2-1 in the last match.
Lineups and key players
CF Montreal projected starting lineup:
- Sebastian Breza
- Alistair Johnston
- Gabriele Corbo
- Joel Waterman
- Kamal Miller
- Djordje Mihailovic
- Victor Wanyama
- Mathieu Choiniere
- Lassi Lappalainen
- Joaquin Torres
- Romell Quioto
Romell Quioto is the key player to watch out for. He’s in a good form with six goals and an assist in the last four matches. Two goals against Inter Miami, a goal against Houston, two goals and an assist against New England and a goal against Chicago. Quioto has a high chance of getting on the scoresheet again.
NY Red Bulls projected starting lineup:
- Carlos Miguel
- Sean Nealis
- Aaron Long
- John Tolkin
- Andres Reyes
- Emerson Rodriguez
- Dru Yearwood
- Daniel Edelman
- Christian Casseres Jr
- Lewis Morgan
- Patryk Klimala
Lewis Morgan is the key player to watch out for. He’s the team’s top scorer in the league, with 12 goals in 26 games. Morgan scored the equalizer in their last match against Inter Miami, which they later won 3-1. Expecting him to find the back of the net again in this game.
Prediction and betting tips
Montreal haven’t lost in eight matches with six wins and two draws. They are on a three-game winning streak at the moment. NY Red Bulls have not lost in three games with two wins and a draw.
In their last head-to-head match, L’Impact won 2-1. Predictions for this match are Montreal to win. Montreal are in very good form ahead of this game, and they have the home advantage. They are most likely to secure the win. Romell Quioto to score at anytime is very feasible. He has scored at least a goal in four straight matches.
Betting prediction: Montreal to win
Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Romel Quioto to score at anytime
Odds: 2.30 (+130 American; 13/10 Fractional)