Reds need secondary scoring as Canadian Championship final looms

Toronto FC midfielder Bradley Orr (16) reacts after scoring against Sporting KC during the second...

Toronto FC midfielder Bradley Orr (16) reacts after scoring against Sporting KC during the second half at Sporting Park. (Peter G. Aiken/USA TODAY Sports)

KURTIS LARSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:54 AM ET

The Montreal Impact are the worst team in MLS.

They’ve conceded three or more goals in three of their past five MLS matches — and needed a controversial, 96th-minute penalty to advance past lowly FC Edmonton to Wednesday night’s Canadian Cup final at BMO Field.

The club’s manager, first-year bench boss Frank Klopas, is viewed as a little more than a lame duck following a horrific start that has seen the Quebecers win just once through the first three months of the season.

Montreal owner and cheese tycoon, Joey Saputo, will almost certainly be pondering a managerial change if things don’t drastically turn ahead of the looming World Cup break.

On Wednesday night, Toronto FC has a chance to expedite that process.

“(Montreal’s) just had a bad run at the moment,” TFC coach Ryan Nelsen told reporters ahead of Wednesday’s first leg.


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