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D.C. United 0 Montreal Impact 0: Hosts held as Rooney serves ban

SoccerNews in MLS 10 Apr 2019

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D.C. United fired a blank in Wayne Rooney’s absence in a stalemate 0-0 draw against Montreal Impact.

English striker Rooney served a suspension after the former Manchester United star was shown a red card in D.C.’s 4-0 home defeat against Los Angeles FC on Saturday.

Impact were also without their key forward, Maxi Urruti, who was dismissed in the 0-0 draw at New York City FC on Saturday. Both sides felt the effects of losing their front men and struggled to fashion chances in a cagey first half.

Montreal’s Zachary Brault-Guillard, on loan from French Ligue 1 club Lyon, forced home keeper Bill Hamid into the first serious save after a surging run on 55 minutes.

In response, former Boca Juniors attacker Lucho Acosta twice fired wide as the Red-and-Black pushed forward to break the deadlock.

But defences ended on top at Audi Field with D.C. United moving up to second in the Eastern Conference, while Montreal remain seventh.

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