2014 Canadian Championship

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2014 Canadian Championship
2014 Amway Canadian Championship (in English)
Championnat Canadien Amway 2014 (in French)
CountryCanada
DatesApril 23 – June 4
Teams5
ChampionsMontreal Impact (3rd title)
(9th Voyageurs Cup)
Runners-upToronto FC
Matches played8
Goals scored22 (2.75 per match)
Attendance91,937 (11,492 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Jack McInerney (3 goals)
George Gross Memorial TrophyJustin Mapp
2013
2015

The 2014 Canadian Championship (officially the Amway Canadian Championship for sponsorship reasons) was a soccer tournament hosted and organized by the Canadian Soccer Association that took place in the cities of Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver in 2014. For the first time in the history of the tournament, the Ottawa Fury FC participated in addition to FC Edmonton, Montreal Impact, Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. The winner, Montreal Impact, was awarded the Voyageurs Cup and became Canada's entry into the Group Stage of the 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League. It was the seventh edition of the annual Canadian Championship.[1]

Matches[edit]

Bracket[edit]

The three Major League Soccer Canadian clubs are seeded according to their final position in 2013 league play. The fourth seed was allocated to the winner of the preliminary round between the participating NASL clubs.


All rounds of the competition are played via a two-leg home-and-away knock-out format. The higher seeded team has the option of deciding which leg it played at home. The team that scores the greater aggregate of goals in the two matches advances. As in previous years, the team that came on top on aggregate for the two matches, Montreal Impact, was declared champion and earned the right to represent Canada in the 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League.[1]

Each round is a two-game aggregate goal series with the away goals rule.
Preliminary Round Semi-finals Final
               
4 FC Edmonton 2 2 4
1 Montreal Impact 1 4 5
Ottawa Fury FC 0 1 1
FC Edmonton 0 3 3
1 Montreal Impact 1 1 2
3 Toronto FC 1 0 1
3 Toronto FC (p) 2 1 3 (5)
2 Vancouver Whitecaps 1 2 3 (3)

Preliminary Round[edit]

First leg
Ottawa Fury FC0–0FC Edmonton
Report
Second leg
FC Edmonton3–1Ottawa Fury FC
Fordyce 30', 62'
Boakai 48'
Report Dantas 90'

FC Edmonton won 3–1 on aggregate.

Semifinals[edit]

First leg
FC Edmonton2–1Montreal Impact
Ameobi 60'
Nonni 90'
Report McInerney 56'
Second leg
Montreal Impact4–2FC Edmonton
McInerney 10', 17'
Brovsky 47'
Bernier 90+7' (pen.)
Report Jonke 67', 70' (pen.)
Attendance: 12,826
Referee: Drew Fischer

Montreal Impact won 5–4 on aggregate.


First leg
Toronto FC2–1Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Defoe 28'
Bradley 89'
Report Manneh 90'
Attendance: 22,591
Referee: Mathieu Bourdeau

3–3 on aggregate, Toronto FC won 5–3 on penalties.


Final[edit]

First leg[edit]

Toronto FC1–1Montreal Impact
Henry 20' Report 1
Report 2
Mapp 73'
Attendance: 18,269
Toronto FC
Montreal Impact
GK 12 Joe Bendik
DF 5 Ashtone Morgan
DF 15 Doneil Henry (c)
DF 17 Nick Hagglund
DF 13 Steven Caldwell
MF 16 Bradley Orr
MF 35 Daniel Lovitz
MF 25 Jeremy Hall
MF 23 Álvaro Rey Yellow card 35' downward-facing red arrow 79'
FW 14 Dwayne De Rosario
FW 9 Gilberto downward-facing red arrow 90'
Substitutes
FW 8 Kyle Bekker upward-facing green arrow 76'
FW 2 Justin Morrow upward-facing green arrow 79'
Manager
New Zealand Ryan Nelsen
GK 30 Evan Bush
DF 6 Hassoun Camara
DF 44 Heath Pearce
DF 34 Karl Ouimette
DF 2 Nelson Rivas downward-facing red arrow 3'
MF 15 Andrés Romero
MF 7 Felipe downward-facing red arrow 45'
MF 23 Hernán Bernardello
MF 21 Justin Mapp
MF 8 Patrice Bernier (c) downward-facing red arrow 81'
FW 9 Marco Di Vaio
Substitutes
DF 55 Wandrille Lefèvre Yellow card 83' upward-facing green arrow 3'
FW 99 Jack McInerney upward-facing green arrow 45'
MF 16 Calum Mallace upward-facing green arrow 81'
Manager
United States Frank Klopas
Assistant referees
Canada Gianni Facchini
Canada Lyes Arfa
Fourth official
Canada Yusri Rudolf

Second leg[edit]

Montreal Impact1–0Toronto FC
Felipe 90+1' Report 1
Report 2
Attendance: 13,423
Referee: David Gantar
Montreal Impact
Toronto FC
GK 30 United States Evan Bush
RB 6 France Hassoun Camara
CB 44 United States Heath Pearce
CB 34 Canada Karl Ouimette
LB 55 France Wandrille Lefevre
MF 15 Argentina Andrés Romero downward-facing red arrow 88'
MF 23 Argentina Hernán Bernardello Yellow card 4'
MF 21 United States Justin Mapp downward-facing red arrow 60'
MF 8 Canada Patrice Bernier (c)
FW 99 United States Jack McInerney downward-facing red arrow 75'
FW 9 Italy Marco Di Vaio
Substitutes:
GK 1 United States Troy Perkins
DF 26 Spain Adrián López
DF 13 Italy Matteo Ferrari
DF 17 Canada Maxim Tissot upward-facing green arrow 88'
MF 51 Scotland Calum Mallace upward-facing green arrow 75'
MF 16 Brazil Felipe Yellow card 90+2' upward-facing green arrow 60'
FW 7 Uruguay Santiago González
Manager:
United States Frank Klopas
GK 12 United States Joe Bendik
DF 15 Canada Doneil Henry
DF 2 United States Justin Morrow
DF 28 United States Mark Bloom
DF 13 Scotland Steven Caldwell (c)
MF 35 United States Daniel Lovitz downward-facing red arrow 55'
MF 25 United States Jeremy Hall downward-facing red arrow 67'
MF 8 Canada Kyle Bekker
MF 23 Spain Álvaro Rey downward-facing red arrow 74'
FW 18 England Jermain Defoe
FW 27 England Luke Moore
Substitutes:
GK 1 United States Chris Konopka
DF 5 Canada Ashtone Morgan
MF 17 United States Nick Hagglund
MF 14 Canada Dwayne De Rosario upward-facing green arrow 74'
MF 21 Canada Jonathan Osorio upward-facing green arrow 67'
FW 32 United States Andrew Wiedeman
FW 9 Brazil Gilberto upward-facing green arrow 55'
Manager:
New Zealand Ryan Nelsen

George Gross Memorial Trophy:
United States Justin Mapp (Montreal Impact)[2]
Assistant referees:
Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho
Richard Gamache
Fourth official:
Justin Tasev

Match rules

  • Home and away 90 minutes match.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Team Goals
1 United States Jack McInerney Montreal Impact 3
2 Canada Frank Jonke FC Edmonton 2
Northern Ireland Daryl Fordyce FC Edmonton
Canada Doneil Henry Toronto FC
5 Canada Hanson Boakai FC Edmonton 1
England Tomi Ameobi FC Edmonton
Canada Michael Nonni FC Edmonton
United States Jeb Brovsky Montreal Impact
Canada Patrice Bernier Montreal Impact
United States Justin Mapp Montreal Impact
Brazil Felipe Campanholi Martins Montreal Impact
Brazil Vini Dantas Ottawa Fury FC
England Jermain Defoe Toronto FC
United States Michael Bradley Toronto FC
The Gambia Kekuta Manneh Vancouver Whitecaps FC
United States Erik Hurtado Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Chile Pedro Morales Vancouver Whitecaps FC

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2014 Amway Canadian Championship schedule announced". Archived from the original on March 16, 2018. Retrieved December 6, 2013.
  2. ^ "Montreal's Mapp wins 2014 George Gross Memorial Trophy". Canada Soccer. June 4, 2014. Archived from the original on June 6, 2014. Retrieved June 8, 2014.