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after a nifty bit of interchanging play
MILAN, Italy -- AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari has signed a one-year contract extension. Air Max 270 Just Do It Pas cher . On Wednesday, Milan says Munatri extended his deal "until June 30, 2016." Muntaris previous contract was set to run out in 2015. The 29-year-old Muntari made 34 appearances for Milan last season in Serie A and the Champions League, scoring six goals. Muntari joined Milan initially on loan from city rivals Inter in January 2012, before making the move permanent in a free transfer that summer. The Ghana international is at the World Cup in Brazil, where he played the entire 90 minutes of his countrys opening match -- a 2-1 defeat to the United States. Air Max 270 React Just Do It Pas Cher . -- All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham and the New Orleans Saints met Tuesday for arbitration on his contract. Air Max 270 React Pas Cher Femme . The 26-year-old Redditch, England, native played three of his past four seasons under Rennie with the Carolina RailHawks of the North American Soccer League. . According the, the 31-year-old suffered an ACL injury in his right knee on Friday when he collided with Anaheims Emerson Etem during a pre-season game.CHESTER, Pa. -- The Montreal Impact tightened up defensively on Saturday, but had to rein in their offence to get it done. Montreal couldnt match last-weeks five goal performance, instead settling for a 0-0 draw against the Philadelphia Union to snap a three-game losing streak in Major League Soccer. "I think if you look back at our last five games on the road, weve given up goals," said assistant coach Mauro Biello, manning the sidelines in place of the suspended Marco Schallibaum. "Three goals, four goals, we wanted to make it a point to play well defensively. On the road its not easy to win, and if were able to shut a team down on the road, I think its a good sign." The Impact (12-7-6) improved to 42 points, and now sits in a three-way tie for first in MLSs Eastern Conference with the New York Red Bulls and Sporting Kansas City. The two American clubs caught up to Montreal as New York beat D.C. United 2-1 and Kansas City edged the Colorado Rapids 2-1. The Impact, however, have two games in hand heading into September. "We would like to create separation, but we know how hard it is," Biello said. "Every game is difficult. Theyre a team, fighting like us and trying to get into the playoffs. They did a good job tonight and didnt give us much. Defensively they shut down Marco and Felipe and they didnt get much room. Its a playoff type game, where no one really wants to give up much and try to accumulate the points where you can." Slow to start, Montreal could only muster one first half shot on goal. Pouncing on a Philadelphia turnover, Justin Mapps 24th minute shot was knocked down by Zac MacMath into the path of an onrushing Marco Di Vaio. But the Impacts star striker missed his shot wide and was ruled offside on the play. Troy Perkins made a key save for Montreal to keep the game scoreless at the half. Latching onto a low cross,, Sebastien Le Touxs one-time effort was parried away by the sprawling Impact goalkeeper. Air Max 270 React Pas Cher Livraison Rapide. Jack McInerneys follow-up effort went wide of the near post. "The last five or six road games have been really hectic, really crazy," Perkins said. "We had a bit of a calmness to us, and it showed. We didnt give up too many chances, and we didnt create many either, but I think defensively we were solid tonight and its a great building block for us to move forward." Perkins came up big again in the 57th minute, denying a fierce McInerney strike from 25 yards . The Impact backline was able to clear after the ball bounced around dangerously inside the penalty area. Di Vaio looked to have scored his 16th goal of the year in the 61st minute after a nifty bit of interchanging play. Freeing himself inside the left channel, his curling effort beat MacMath but was called back for another offside flag. Philadelphia came closest in the 77th, when Fabinho crossed superbly for an unmarked McInerney inside the six-yard box. But the snake-bitten Union striker couldnt make contact and the ball sailed past a frozen Impact backline. "Its a good result for us away," said Montreal captain Patrice Bernier. "We were okay. It wasnt a great game for us but we defended well. They had one or two solid chances, we had one or two also, so it was a fair enough game. They had most of the control, maybe we had heavy legs, but we managed to come out with the result and we wanted to come up with points on the road. Lately we havent been coming home with any points, so at this time of the year one point is good for us, and a blank sheet at the same time." The result gave the Impact its first road point going all the way back to a 3-3 draw against Toronto on July 3rd. Schallibaums team had been outscored 9 to 2 in three road losses since that game. ' ' '

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