September 22, 2021 | Kickoff: 05:00PM ET
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CF Montreal

CF Montreal

Halifax, Nova Scotia | Wanderers Ground

Referee: Yusri Rudolf | Assistant Referee: Gabrielle Lemieux |
Assistant Referee: Travis Lefebvre | Fourth Official: Ben Hoskins
  • 90+3'

    Rida Zouhir Takedam
    Sunusi Ibrahim

  • 90+2'

    Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla

  • STEFAN KARAJOVANOVIC
    ERIKS SANTOS PEREIRA

    90'
  • 89'

    Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla

  • 84'

    Bjorn Maars Johnsen
    Clement Yvan Landry Bayiha

  • JAKE RUBY
    Alejandro Miguel Portal Oliva

    78'
  • Pierre Lamothe
    CORY BENT

    78'
  • 67'

    Zachary Bichotte Paul Brault-Guillard
    Mustafa Kizza

  • AKEEM ANCIL GARCIA
    SAMUEL SALTER

    56'
  • 46'

    Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla
    Matko Mijael Miljevic

  • 46'

    Lassi Roni Kasperi Lappalainen
    Ahmed Hamdi Hussein Ahmed Hafez

  • 35'

    Matko Mijael Miljevic

  • 31'

    Matko Mijael Miljevic

  • Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé

    31'
  • CORY BENT

    27'

Timeline

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  • KO

    KO

  • 27 ' | CORY BENT

  • 31 ' | Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé

  • 31 ' | Matko Mijael Miljevic

  • 35 ' | Matko Mijael Miljevic

  • HT

    HT

  • 46 ' | Lassi Roni Kasperi Lappalainen - Ahmed Hamdi Hussein Ahmed Hafez

  • 46 ' | Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla - Matko Mijael Miljevic

  • 56 ' | AKEEM ANCIL GARCIA - SAMUEL SALTER

  • 67 ' | Zachary Bichotte Paul Brault-Guillard - Mustafa Kizza

  • 78 ' | Pierre Lamothe - CORY BENT

  • 78 ' | JAKE RUBY - Alejandro Miguel Portal Oliva

  • 84 ' | Bjorn Maars Johnsen - Clement Yvan Landry Bayiha

  • 89 ' | Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla

  • 90 ' | STEFAN KARAJOVANOVIC - ERIKS SANTOS PEREIRA

  • 90+2 ' | Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla

  • 90+3 ' | Rida Zouhir Takedam - Sunusi Ibrahim

  • FT

    FT

CF Montreal

Match Report

CF Montréal secured their spot in the 2021 Canadian Championship Semi-Final Round with a 3:1 victory over HFX Wanderers.

Cory Bent opened the scoring for HFX in the 27th minute with an individual effort that started with a forced turnover and ended with a beautiful strike from outside of the box finding the back of the net.

Matko Miljevic would even the scoring in the 35th minute as he got his left foot onto a ball cut back into the box from Zorhan Bassong. Just moments later Miljevic hit the woodwork which kept the match even going into half.

Both teams threatened a winner, but it was the second-half substitute Ballou Tabla in the 90th minute who would score for CF Montréal as he smashed his shot into the top corner of the HFX net.

Tabla would score another just moments later to cement CF Montréal’s spot in the 2021 Canadian Championship Semi-Finals.

Both teams featured 5 Canadian players each in their XI.

The starting XI for HFX Wanderers featured Canadian Goalkeeper Kieran Baskett behind a back line of Peter Schaale, Jems Geffrard, Jake Ruby and Ericks Santos. Captain Andre Rampersad, Marcello Polisi, Joao Morelli, and Jéréme Gagnon-Laparé made up the midfield. Cory Bent and Samuel Salter rounded out the attack.

HFX Head Coach Stephen Hart made a substitution in the 56th minute that saw Akeem Garcia replace Samuel Salter. A double substitution in the 78th minute saw Pierre Lamothe replace goalscorer Cory Bent and Alejandro Oliva come in for Jake Ruby. A 90th minute substitution saw Ericks Santos replaced with Canadian forward Stefan Karajovanovic.

CF Montréal featured Canadian keeper Sebastian Breza with Rudy Camacho, Mustafa Kizza, Joel Waterman, and Zorhan Bassong providing the defensive support. Samuel Piette wore the armband and alongside Ahmed Hamdi, Emanuel Maciel, and Clement Bayiha made up the Montréal midfield with Sunusi Ibrahim up top.

Head coach Wilfried Nancy made a double substitution to start the second half, bringing on the eventual game winning goalscorer Ballou Tabla and Lassi Lappalainen for first half goalscorer Matko Milkevic and Ahmed Hafez. Zachary Brault-Guillard would come on to replace Mustafa Kizza in the 67th minute. In the 84th minute Clement Bayiha made way for Bjorn Johnsen. Rida Zouhir would come on for Sunusi Ibrahim in the final minutes of added time.

Line up

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CF Montreal

CF Montreal

HFX Wanderers FC Starting 11

CF Montreal Starting 11

HFX Wanderers FC Subs

CF Montreal Subs

HFX Wanderers FC Did Not Feature

CF Montreal Did Not Feature

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Sep 22, 2021 | KO

Match started between HFX Wanderers FC and CF Montreal

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Sep 22, 2021 | 27'

HFX Wanderers FC goal by CORY BENT

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Sep 22, 2021 | 31'

HFX Wanderers FC yellow card for Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé

Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé

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Sep 22, 2021 | 31'

CF Montreal yellow card for Matko Mijael Miljevic

Matko Mijael Miljevic

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Sep 22, 2021 | 35'

CF Montreal goal by Matko Mijael Miljevic (assist by Zorhan Bassong)

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Sep 22, 2021 | HT

Halftime

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Sep 22, 2021 | 46'

CF Montreal Substitution of Ahmed Hamdi Hussein Ahmed Hafez by Lassi Roni Kasperi Lappalainen

Ahmed Hamdi Hussein Ahmed Hafez

Lassi Roni Kasperi Lappalainen

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Sep 22, 2021 | 46'

CF Montreal Substitution of Matko Mijael Miljevic by Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla

Matko Mijael Miljevic

Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla

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Sep 22, 2021 | 56'

HFX Wanderers FC Substitution of SAMUEL SALTER by AKEEM ANCIL GARCIA

SAMUEL SALTER

AKEEM ANCIL GARCIA

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Sep 22, 2021 | 67'

CF Montreal Substitution of Mustafa Kizza by Zachary Bichotte Paul Brault-Guillard

Mustafa Kizza

Zachary Bichotte Paul Brault-Guillard

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Sep 22, 2021 | 78'

HFX Wanderers FC Substitution of CORY BENT by Pierre Lamothe

CORY BENT

Pierre Lamothe

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Sep 22, 2021 | 78'

HFX Wanderers FC Substitution of Alejandro Miguel Portal Oliva by JAKE RUBY

Alejandro Miguel Portal Oliva

JAKE RUBY

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Sep 22, 2021 | 84'

CF Montreal Substitution of Clement Yvan Landry Bayiha by Bjorn Maars Johnsen

Clement Yvan Landry Bayiha

Bjorn Maars Johnsen

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Sep 22, 2021 | 89'

CF Montreal goal by Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla

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Sep 22, 2021 | 90'

HFX Wanderers FC Substitution of ERIKS SANTOS PEREIRA by STEFAN KARAJOVANOVIC

ERIKS SANTOS PEREIRA

STEFAN KARAJOVANOVIC

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Sep 22, 2021 | 90+2'

CF Montreal goal by Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla

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Sep 22, 2021 | 90+3'

CF Montreal Substitution of Sunusi Ibrahim by Rida Zouhir Takedam

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