Canadian Championship Preview: Toronto FC - Montreal Impact
Montreal will look to get a leg up in the Canadian Championship against a Toronto side that has yet to lose at home this season.
By Rudi Schuller
|Toronto FC (4-4-2): Frei; Henry, Califf, O'Dea, A. Morgan; Bostock, Bekker, Osorio, Lambe; Braun, Wiedeman
OUT: Danny Koevermans (L ACL repair), Terry Dunfield (L knee sprain), Emery Welshman (R ankle sprain)
QUESTIONABLE: Richard Eckersley (L hamstring)
|Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Bush; Tissot, Camara, Ouimette, Brovsky; Mapp, Arnaud, Bernier, Nyassi; Paponi, Di Vaio.||
OUT: Sinisa Ubiparipovic (R calf strain), Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery), Matteo Ferrari (calf strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Toronto is the four-time defending Voyageurs Cup champion.
- Montreal is the only other team to have won the Canadian Championship, doing so as a second-division outfit in 2008. It was the last of seven straight Voyageurs Cups for the Impact, although only the '08 edition counted as the official national championship.
- This is the second of at least five scheduled meetings in 2013 between the two sides, with Montreal claiming a 2-1 MLS victory last month.
- Since the Impact became an MLS team, the two sides are 2-2-2 against one another in all competitions.
- TFC is undefeated at home so far this year, winning once and drawing three times.
Top 3 Predictions
Toronto FC 2-2 Montreal Impact
- 25 %
Toronto FC 1-2 Montreal Impact
- 25 %
Toronto FC 1-0 Montreal Impact
- 8.33 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Oct 26, 2013||Toronto FC 1 - Montreal Impact 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 3, 2013||Toronto FC 3 - Montreal Impact 3|
|Nutrilite Canadian Championship (NCC)||May 1, 2013||Montreal Impact 6 - Toronto FC 0|
|Nutrilite Canadian Championship (NCC)||Apr 24, 2013||Toronto FC 2 - Montreal Impact 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Mar 16, 2013||Montreal Impact 2 - Toronto FC 1|
|Oct 26, 2013||Toronto FC 1 - Montreal Impact 0||MLS|
|Oct 19, 2013||Chicago Fire 1 - Toronto FC 0||MLS|
|Oct 5, 2013||Philadelphia Union 1 - Toronto FC 0||MLS|
|Sep 28, 2013||Toronto FC 4 - D.C. United 1||MLS|
|Sep 21, 2013||Toronto FC 1 - Sporting Kansas City 2||MLS|
|34||Karl William Ouimette||Defender|
Live Final scheduled Suspended Cancelled Postponed