Felipe Healthy Again After Recovering from Kidney Stones

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Felipe Healthy Again After Recovering from Kidney Stones
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Montreal Impact midfielder Felipe's omission from the starting XI last Wednesday came as a bit of a shock. With a goal and an assist in his previous three games, the Brazilian had, it seemed, hit form that warranted a start in the Amway Canadian Championship finals first leg against the Vancouver Whitecaps. While he did come on for Collen Warner in the 62nd minute of a match that ended scoreless, Impact head coach Marco Schällibaum had a logical explanation for initially resting Felipe: He had passed kidney stones only days ago.

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