Canadian Championship semifinals to be played in Toronto and Vancouver on June 22

TORONTO — The Canadian Championship semifinals are set for June 22, with defending champion CF Montreal playing for Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps hosting York United of the Canadian Premier League. Both games start at 7:00 PM

TORONTO — The Canadian Championship semifinals are set for June 22, with defending champion CF Montreal playing for Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps hosting York United of the Canadian Premier League.

Both games start at 7:00 PM local time. The Montreal-Toronto matchup is a rematch of the 2021 final, which was won 1-0 by Montreal.

Toronto and Montreal, who had to start a byes, advanced by beating HFX Wanderers 2-1 and Forge FC 3-0, respectively.

The Whitecaps sent two CPL teams in Valor FC (2-0) and Cavalry FC (via penalties after a 1-1 draw). York needed penalties to get past Atletico Ottawa and Pacific FC.

The two semi-final winners will face the Voyageurs Cup and a place in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, the elite club competition in the Americas and the Caribbean.

The pandemic-delayed 2020 Canadian Championship final is set for June 4 with Forge FC hosting Toronto at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on May 27, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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