MONTREAL – CF Montreal players will have a golden opportunity to end their season on a high note, two weeks after suffering a heartbreaking loss depriving them of a MLS playoff appearance.
This Sunday, the Montreal squad will return to Saputo Stadium to face Toronto FC in the final of the Canadian Championship. With a victory, CF Montreal will qualify for the CONCACAF Champions League tournament.
Even if it will be the game presented the latest in the history of the Saputo stadium, midfielder Mathieu Choinière assured that the motivation of CF Montreal was in no way blunted.
“It will be a very important week. I think we want to win something this year, and we will get that chance, Sunday, to win a trophy, which would allow us to leave with peace of mind for the holidays. So the intensity in training is really high, because we want to be ready for the game, ”said the 22-year-old Quebecer by videoconference on Tuesday afternoon.
For his part, attacking midfielder Djordje Mihailovic did not hide the fact that the pill had been difficult to swallow following the 2-0 loss against Orlando City on the lawn of the Saputo stadium on November 7. However, he believes that the weather has done its work and that he and his teammates are ready for their next challenge.
“After such games, it often takes 72 hours to recover. The first day is always the worst, but the pill was easier to swallow knowing that we still had one league game to go, Mihailovic first mentioned