Montreal Impact face biggest game in history

The Montreal Impact crashed and burned out of the USL-1 playoffs at the hands of Canadian rivals Vancouver.

The Montreal Impact crashed and burned out of the USL-1 playoffs at the hands of Canadian rivals Vancouver.

However, the Impact has an opportunity to seal passage to the quarterfinal round of the CONCACAF Champions League tonight with a victory or draw against Honduran Champion Olimpia at Saputo Stadium.

Midfielder Sandro Grande said Montreal has to display the same work ethic Tuesday night that it showed in its previous two contests.

"We have to play [Tuesday's game] like we did all the others and be ready to work hard. We beat them in Honduras and I think we can beat them at home. We showed that we're not less than anybody else, but we would make a big mistake if we thought we are favourites going into the match," Grande warned.

Elsewhere tonight in Champions League play, DC United who needs a miracle to advance in this event or to make the MLS playoffs faces off with Cruz Azul in Mexico City tonight. Jaime Moreno will not travel with United and will play in his farewell match for Bolivia on Wednesday according to Steven Goff of the Washington Post.

Moreno has been on and off the national team for the better part of 17 years and as a 20 year old played in the 1994 World Cup, and recently scored twice in the 2007 Copa America.

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