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Canadian Championship: Toronto FC confident, but "on guard" entering Montreal for decisive second leg

TFC "on guard" entering Montreal for Canadian Champ. second leg

TORONTO – There’s a positive buzz around Toronto FC training as the team prepares to head out to Montreal for the decisive match of the Amway Canadian Championship on Wednesday (7:30 pm ET, Free Stream on in US, Sportsnet One in Canada).

Montreal Impact: "We can manage" rough patch in schedule, fitness concerns with depth, youth

Despite fitness worries, three games in a week "no big deal" for Montreal

MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact had just six players on the bench on Wednesday, but they managed to produce a fine second-half performance for a 1-1 draw against Toronto FC in the first leg of the Amway Canadian Championship final anyway.

Canadian Championship: Montreal Impact "want to win the Cup" for injured Nelson RIvas

Impact want to "win the cup for Nelson" after Rivas suffers another setback

MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact already had three reasons to win the Amway Canadian Championship final: knock out their archrival, progress to the CONCACAF Champions League and raising a trophy despite the difficult start to their season.

Since the second minute of Wednesday’s first leg, they have a fourth.

“We hope to win the Cup for Nelson,” Marco Di Vaio told reporters on Thursday.

Canadian Championship: Toronto FC's Steven Caldwell owns up to handball in Montreal Impact draw

TFC's Caldwell owns up to handball vs. Impact; Henry gets his redemption

Steven Caldwell

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TORONTO – In a game featuring plenty of firepower up top, it was Toronto FC’s two central defenders who stole the show in one way or another, with both Steven Caldwell and Doneil Henry providing plenty of talking points during the match.

Canadian Championship: Montreal Impact coach Frank Klopas slams missed calls in Toronto FC draw

Klopas slams missed handball calls in ACC final: "It's embarrassing"

Montreal coach Frank Klopas on May 17, 2014

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For the second time in five days, the refereeing infuriated Frank Klopas. But while the Colorado Rapids’ emphatic 4-1 win on Saturday left few doubters, this one was different.

Toronto FC 1, Montreal Impact 1 | Canadian Championship Match Recap

TOR 1, MTL 1: Mapp's rocket cancels out Henry header in ACC first leg

Ashtone Morgan and Marco Di Vaio

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TORONTO – There will be plenty to play for next week in Montreal after first leg of the Amway Canadian Championship final between Toronto FC and the Montreal Impact ended in a 1-1 draw, the goals coming courtesy of Doneil Henry and Justin Mapp in each half, respectively.


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Mié, 05/28/2014 - 7:30pm
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Toronto FC vs. Montreal Impact | Canadian Championship Match Preview & Montreal Impact

BMO Field, Toronto, Ontario
May 28, 2014 (Amway Canadian Championship final first leg)
7:30 pm ET (Sportsnet One in Canada, FREE STREAM on in US, Mexico)


“The magic of the cup.”

Canadian Championship: Montreal Impact expect Toronto FC side eager to "avenge" 2013 result

Impact ready for TFC side set on revenge in Canadian Championship

MONTREAL – Toronto FC have said the Montreal Impact’s dismal MLS form will make them hungry come Wednesday in the first leg of the Amway Canadian Championship final (7:30 pm ET; Sportsnet One in Canada, Free Stream on in the US).

Good, then. Montreal expect a similar hunger from TFC.

Canadian Championship: Toronto FC wary of "hungry" rivals from Montreal in final first leg

TFC wary of "hungry" rivals from Montreal in Canadian Championship final

TORONTO – Toronto FC host the Montreal Impact in the first leg of the Amway Canadian Championship final on Wednesday (7:30 pm ET, Sportsnet One), and TFC head coach Ryan Nelsen is focused on one thing from the outset.

“We can’t concede an away goal,” he told reporters on Monday. “I think that kind of hurt us in the Vancouver leg."

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