Impact captain Patrice Bernier will be honoured before Saturday”s game

Impact captain Patrice Bernier will receive a National Assembly of Quebec medal before Saturday’s game at Saputo Stadium from Katherine Weil, the Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion.

And there’s a good chance Bernier will be included in the starting 11 against the Portland Timbers (3 p.m., TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690) with coach Mauro Biello expected to go with a 4-3-3 formation. The 37-year-old midfielder from Brossard started on the bench last Saturday as the Impact fell behind 2-0 to the Columbus Crew. Bernier came on as a substitute in the second half and the Impact fought back to tie it up 2-2 before losing 3-2 on a Columbus goal in added time.

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