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MONTREAL -- The last time Montreal Impact defender Jeb Brovsky went to Guatemala, he brought his new wife. This time hes bringing his entire Major League Soccer team. The Impact will head to Guatemala City for a CONCACAF Champions League game against CD Heredia on Wednesday. It will be a return to the Central American country for Brovsky, who made a charitable excursion to there with his new bride, Caitlin, in December to work with local orphans. Thanks to the Brovskys volunteer work in conjunction with HANDS, a non-profit organization set up by Guatemalan alumni from Brovskys alma mater Notre Dame, the Impact will have a small portion of the partisan crowd in their corner Wednesday night. "They have set up a good itinerary for about 500 kids and volunteers to come to our game," Brovsky said after the Impacts practice Monday at Saputo Stadium. "We got them T-shirts, a backpack each with some water and some other goodies in there. Hopefully theyll have a great time at the game." The Impact have stepped into a whole different soccer world two weeks after opening the competition with a 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Aug. 7. Matt Jordan, the Impacts director of soccer operations, was Montreals goalkeeper five years ago, the last time the team took part in the tournament. He says that planning for the Guatemalan excursion began a couple of months ago. "Weve put a lot of work into preparing for this trip," Jordan said Monday as the Impact practised at Saputo Stadium before its flight. "The club has made a huge commitment to have top level travel for the team. Weve hired a private security company, brought our own chef, weve covered all the details from A to Z so the only thing the players have to concentrate on is playing, which is the most important thing." Security for a travelling team is not a matter taken lightly on a trip to a soccer-mad country with one of the highest violent crime rates in Latin America. "I think weve covered our bases," Jordan said. Marco Di Vaio, who scored both goals in Montreals 2-1 win over D.C. United in MLS action Saturday night, did not travel with the team. Veteran defender Alessandro Nesta and midfielder Patrice Bernier also stayed behind with the Impact facing a stretch of three games in eight days. Head coach Marco Schallibaum is suspended for Montreals next Major League Soccer game against Houston on Saturday but he will be on the sidelines Wednesday night in Guatemala City. Schallibaum apologized to his players after he was ejected 75 minutes into the game against Washington, earning an automatic suspension from MLS for the fourth time in his debut season. The veteran Swiss coach admitted that he lost his cool after seeing Justin Mapp knocked out of bounds by D.C. Uniteds James Riley in a vulnerable spot near T.V. equipment between the benches. "I have no problem saying Im sorry," Schallibaum said. "Nobodys perfect. I made a mistake Saturday and it was not good. Thats what I explained to my players." Impact defender Hassoun Camara said that the price of Schallibaums transgression is more than covered by the spirit behind it. "As players we are happy to have a coach like that because we see that he will be the first to sacrifice and show that he will be the first to fight," Camara said. "We have to do the same on the field. This is the spirit we must have. He showed he wanted to protect his player and thats a good thing for us." Wednesday nights game will be played on a synthetic pitch at Estadio Cementos Progresso, the home of Guatemalan club team Communicaciones, which has hosted a number of international teams and competitions. The game was moved there because CD Heredias home field it is not up to CONCACAF standards. Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush will make his second straight Champions League start. Bush also played all four games in the Impacts run to the Amway Canadian Championship, but he has backed up Troy Perkins and has yet to see any MLS action this season. "Its something where were going to need to bond together and its not going to be a good atmosphere," Bush said. "Im sure its going to be a hostile atmosphere. You hear a lot of stories about going to those countries and were expecting those kinds of things." CD Heredia will host the MLS Earthquakes next Wednesday. Montreal travels to San Jose on Sept. 17 and hosts CD Heredia in its fourth and final game of the group stage one week later. Fake College Football Jerseys . J.J. Hardy drove in a run for the Orioles, who bounced back from an 8-4 loss in the series opener on Friday. Fresh off the 15-day disabled list, Derrek Lee went 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Jake Arrieta (7-3) gave up three runs on five hits over six innings to pick up the win. Stitched College Jerseys . 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