Fredy Montero Scores Twice, Whitecaps Beat Impact 3-1

Montreal Impact forward Orji Okwonkwo, left, fights for control of the ball with Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Michael Baldisimo during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia: Fredy Montero scored twice and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Montreal Impact 3-1 on Wednesday night, giving Toronto FC the top spot in the MLS round-robin portion of the Canadian Championship.

Montreal needed a victory to top the three-team competition.

Toronto will face the winner of the Canadian Premier League finale between the Forge FC of Hamilton, Ontario, and HFX Wanderers of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

On Sunday, the Impact beat the Whitecaps 4-2 in Montreal.

The Whitecaps will play Real Salt Lake in Utah on Saturday, and the Impact will head to their temporary home in Harrison, New Jersey, to host the Philadelphia Union on Sunday.

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