USL's Impact down Santos in first leg

February 25, 2009
MONTREAL -- The pitcher's mound is long gone, now part of a soccer field.

Five years after the Montreal Expos left town, Olympic Stadium filled up Wednesday night, a big change for the mostly idle and mostly problematic home of the 1976 Summer Olympics.

A near-capacity crowd of 55,571 took in a CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal game, a 2-0 win for the Montreal Impact of the United Soccer League over Mexican club Santos Laguna.

"Montreal is a very, very good city ...

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