Though this match won't have the fireworks that the original club rivalry had at its height, we should be in for a good contest. Both the Rochester Rhinos and FC Montreal are trying to figure out who they are in the young season but Bob Lilley's men should be a better organized unit and control more of the midfield.
Rochester Rhinos starting lineup (L to R):
Onua Obasi, Grant van de Casteele, Vassilis Apostolopoulos, Pat McMahon
Johnny Mendoza, Tony Walls, Mike Garzi, Kenardo Forbes;
Alex Dixon, Colin Rolfe
Rhinos bench: Adam Grinwis, Sean Totsch, Drew Ruggles, Christian Silva, Marcos Ugarte, Christian Volesky, Tyler Rudy
Jamaican winger Kenardo Forbes was impressive last week against Pittsburgh and will look to cause similar problems for Montreal's left back.
FC Montreal startling lineup (L to R):
Franck Zoue, John Dinkota, Mitchel Bringolf, Janouk Charbonneau;
Nazim Belguendouz, Louis Beland-Goyette;
Fabio Morelli, Zakaria Messoudi, Victor Omar Niadye;
Montreal bench: Yann-Alexandre Fillion, Zaachary Sukunda, Mele Temguia, Mastanabal Kacher, Jonathan Vallee, Alessandro Riggi, Yacine Ait-Slimane
Montreal Impact has a game on the road in Houston against the Dynamo tonight so there was no chance of a wholesale squad loan like the Red Bulls did last week while they had a bye in MLS.