Whoever wins this tournament will most likely need to beat the Germans, such is their superiority.
This game represented a good opportunity to see several of the club’s young players take centre stage.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC suffered a 1-0 away defeat to arch-rivals Toronto FC.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC women came from behind to record a 1-1 draw against Seattle Sounders Women.
The Impact added one point to its record with a scoreless draw against the Puerto Rico Islanders.
Canada will face France in its second group match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011 this 30 June.
If Canada’s TV number was encouraging, what about the host Germans?
The Montreal Impact plays its 13th regular season game against last year’s playoff champions, the Puerto Rico Islanders, at Saputo Stadium
Looking to return to winning ways, Vancouver Whitecaps FC begin a big week of Canadian derby action with a return meeting versus arch-rivals Toronto FC.