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Seven-time Canadian Championship winners Toronto FC try to make it four in a row against three-time champions Montréal Impact as they kick off Canada Soccer’s 2019 Canadian Championship Final Presented by Allstate. The opening leg kicks off Wednesday 18 September at 7:30 p.m. ET, 4:30 p.m. PT LIVE on OneSoccer.ca from Stade Saputo in Montréal, QC.
The expanded 2019 Canadian Championship will culminate in the Voyageurs Cup trophy being raised with the completion of the second leg hosted at BMO Field in Toronto, ON on 25 September at 7:30 p.m. ET, 4:30 p.m. PT.
“Canada Soccer is the proud owner of the Canadian Championship and congratulates all 13 teams who have taken part in the twelfth edition of the country's highest domestic professional soccer competition," said Peter Montopoli, Canada Soccer’s General Secretary. “Both finalists have previously made historic runs at the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League and we wish Toronto FC and the Montréal Impact the best of luck as they meet in the Canadian Championship Final.”
All-time, the two sides have met 18 times in the Canadian Championship since 2008, with Toronto holding the edge with 10 wins and five draws compared to Montréal’s three wins and five draws. Montréal celebrated their first-ever Canadian Championship title at BMO Field after drawing 1:1 with Toronto FC to finish first and win the Voyageurs Cup in 2008.
Montréal Impact advanced to the Final defeating Cavalry FC in the Semi-Final Round and York9 FC in the Qualifying Round 3 where they entered the competition. Toronto FC advanced after defeating Ottawa Fury FC in the Semi-Final Round. The 2018 Canadian Championship winners held a bye to the Semi-Final Round.
The 2019 Canadian Championship Final Presented by Allstate will mark the third time since 2014 that Toronto and Montréal have faced each other in the Canadian Championship final.
In 2019, total attendance for the Canadian Championship since its inception in 2008 surpassed one million with a new record for attendance already set for this year’s edition with 122,226 fans in attendance from coast to coast.
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