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WATCH: Felipe sends Impact past TFC, back to CONCACAF Champions League

Felipe Martins

Montreal Impact’s Felipe Martins is mobbed by teammates after scoring against the Toronto FC during second half to win the Voyageurs Cup Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)


If Toronto FC is going to find its way into the CONCACAF Champions League, it won’t come through its domestic cup. Frank Klopas has lead the Montreal Impact back into the CCL with a 1-0 win over the Reds on Wednesday, 2-1 on aggregate.

Marco Di Vaio’s stoppage-time shot rattled off the cross bar and Felipe Martins settled the rebound before firing into the goal from about 12 yards out. The goal confirmed what their away goals lead set-up from the first leg: the Impact are playing for the continental title.

It’s Montreal’s second-straight Voyageurs Cup, third overall, and will put Canadian bragging rights into the Stade Saputo for another year (barring a postseason MLS matchup). Vancouver had been the runners-up of the previous five Canadian Championships.

Montreal will be in Group 3 of the CCL with New York Red Bulls and El Salvador’s CD FAS.

Watch a crowd-level shot from Montreal’s YouTube page here:

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