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The Montreal Impact are bidding to become the first Canadian club to reach a CONCACAF Champions League final after securing a 2-0 home win vs. Costa Rican club Alajuelense.
Montreal's Olympic Stadium went wild nine minutes into the game when Impact midfielder Ignacio Piatti scored the opener to put his team up 1-0. Dominic Oduro's cross found Piatti, who stepped around his marker, before beating Alajuelense keeper Dexter Lewis.
Four minutes later Victor Cabrera scored from a corner kick to make...
Jozy Altidore scored twice in his return to Major League Soccer to help Toronto FC win 3-1 at Vancouver.
Octavio Rivero opened the scoring in the 19th minute for the Whitecaps, but Altidore answered 13 minutes later by taking a through pass from fellow newcomer Sebastian Giovinco and dancing around Vancouver goalkeeper David Ousted.
Robbie Findley put Toronto ahead in the second half, and Altidore wrapped up the points from the penalty spot in stoppage time.
After being hauled down in the box by...
The CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) quarterfinals are done and dusted with four teams -- Montreal Impact, Alajuelense, Club America and Herediano -- advancing to the semifinals. Here are five observations from the week that was in the CCL.
1. Montreal extinguish ghosts of Torreon
Way back in 2009 after beating Santos Laguna 2-0 in the first leg of their CCL quarterfinal, the then-USL Montreal Impact were poised to advance to the CCL semifinals; they were losing by just a single goal, 3-2, in...