IMPACT TO PLAY ITS HOME OPENER MAY 9 -
Montreal to kick off its 16th season April 18 in CharlestonMONTREAL - The Montreal Impact revealed Friday its 2009 schedule in the United Soccer Leagues First Division. The club will play its first game at Saputo Stadium, Saturday May 9, at 3:30 pm, against the Rochester Rhinos for the 16th home opener in club history.
> The Impact will play its first three games on the road.
> The games at Saputo Stadium will mainly be played Wednesday and Sundays.
> The 11 league teams will be playing a 30-game schedule.
> The championship final will be played in an aggregate goal home-and-away series, October 10 and 17.