Toronto FC down 1:2 after opening leg of Concacaf Champions League Final
Posted on 18 April 2018 in FIFA Club World Cup
Toronto FC earned Canada’s sole spot in 2018 Concacaf Champions League by defeating Montréal Impact in the 2017 Canadian Championship. It marked Toronto's sixth Canadian title and fifth qualification to Concacaf Champions League. Since the debut of both competitions in 2008, three Canadian winners have reached the Quarter-final stage or further in Concacaf Champions League: Toronto FC once (Semi-finals in 2011-12), Montréal twice (Quarter-finals in 2008-09 and Grand Final in 2014-15), and Vancouver Whitecaps FC once (Semi-finals in 2016-17).
From 16 finalists in 2018 Concacaf Champions League, only the Concacaf winner will advance to the FIFA Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates from 12 to 22 December.