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Match Preview: Toronto FC @ Montreal Impact Part III

Your Reds wrap up their all-Canadian series against Montreal with a spot in the Canadian Championship Final hanging in the balance. Here's everything you need to know ahead of Wednesday's match. 

Who: Montreal Impact

When: Wednesday, September 9, 8:00 PM ET

Where: Stade Saputo, Montreal

TV: TSN 4/5


NEWS

NOTES

  • Montreal & Toronto have split their previous two matches: Aug 28: TOR 1 - 0 MTL // Sept 1: TOR 0 - 1 MTL
  • The Reds have dropped their last two matches despite dominating play:
    • Have outshot their opponents 42 to 17
    • Delivered 75 crosses to the opponents 23
    • 60+ possession in both matches
  • TFC still holds top spot in the all-Canadian series and will need the three points Wednesday to put the pressure on Montreal & Vancouver in their remaining matches.
  • After Wednesday, the Impact & Whitecaps will meet twice (Sept 13 & 16) with the outcome of the two matches ultimately deciding which MLS side makes the final.
  • Alejandro Pozuelo notched a goal + assist in the Reds 3-2 loss to Vancouver. The Spaniard has a league-leading eight assists to go with his three goals through 10 matches.
  • Toronto is tied for second with Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference with 18 points - Five behind the Columbus Crew.
  • Montreal is sixth with 13 points.