FOXBOROUGH -- There’s not too much optimism north of the border when it comes to supporters of the Montreal Impact, who host the Revolution at Stade Saputo this Saturday (1 p.m., NBC Sports Boston).
And when one looks at L’Impact’s recent run of form -- four consecutive losses throughout April -- there’s no arguing against the sad faces.
But as Mount Royal Soccer’s Paul Vance told the Revolution-centric Six States One Podcast guys earlier this week, Montreal's losing ways goes deeper than just the last month’s worth of matches: dating back to August 27 last year, the Impact have lost 15 of their last 18, including two defeats at the hands of your Revolution.
In a word, yick.
That’s a fireable offense in any sport, and dropping nine out of their last 10 matches at the end of ’17 indeed cost former Impact manager Mauro Biello his job. So far in ’18, new bench boss Remi Garde’s men have dropped six of eight, but we’re keeping the two W’s in their proper context: