Montreal Impact and Toronto FC will face off again in a new edition of the Canadian Classique for the 2020 MLS regular season today at 8:00 pm (ET) in Saputo Stadium, Montreal. This game will once again steal all the headlines in Canada and in the U.S, as it may be the tiebreaker between the lifelong rivals.
Analysis and predictions are often worthless when two teams who hate each others' guts face off and the Canadian Classique isn't the exception to that rule. What we can be sure of is that it's going to be a nail-biting affair that'll go down to the wire.
Toronto FC and Montreal Impact had already faced off three times this season (one in the MLS is Back Tournament and two in the regular season). Now, we'll see who has the final say on the rivalry.
Montreal Impact vs Toronto FC: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, Sep 9, 2020
Time: 8:00 PM (ET)
Venue: Stade Saputo, Montreal, Canada
Montreal Impact vs Toronto FC: Storylines
Montreal Impact and Toronto FC know each other pretty well. They've faced in back-to-back games and have won one each. However, Toronto took an exciting 4-3 win in the MLS is Back Tournament behind Ayo Akinola's hat-trick.
Both teams have a big shot at finishing in the top 3 of the table so the Canadian Classique is even more important this time. Notably, neither of them have been able to beat the other at home this season.
Montreal Impact took the last meeting 0-1 and it's clear that neither team has a clear edge over their rivals. Toronto FC has had a better season and has a stronger roster but none of that matters when they face their lifelong rivals.
Greg Vanney's team has now dropped two straight games to Canadian rivals after falling 3-2 to Vancouver Whitecaps on their last game. Now, they must beat Montreal at all costs to prevent Orlando City SC from taking the third spot away from them.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Montreal Impact vs Toronto FC In The U.S And Canada
The 2020 MLS regular season game between Montreal Impact and Toronto FC to be played on Friday 28 at Stade Saputo in Montreal will be broadcasted in the United States and Canada by MLSsoccer.com, MLS App, ESPN+, MLS App, TSN App, TSN Radio 690 Montreal, TSN 1050 Toronto, and TVA Sports.
Montreal Impact vs Toronto FC: Predictions And Odds
It seems like oddsmakers are expecting Toronto FC to bounce back from their last match and take the three points on the road, as they're given -114 odds to win. The home team are given +265 odds, while a tie would result in a +285 payout.
* Odds via DraftKings