MONTREAL — Tony Donatelli, Joey Gjertsen and Roberto Brown scored in the first half as the Montreal Impact defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 to win the United Soccer League First Division championship before a sellout crowd of 13,034 at Saputo Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Impact won the two-game, total-goals series 6-3 on aggregate in the league's first all-Canadian final. They claimed their third league title after wins in 1994 and 2004. Montreal had won the first leg 3-2 in Vancouver last week.
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More On Yesterday's Soccer Championship Match
Montreal Impact defeat Vancouver Whitecaps to win USL First Division title -- Canadian Press
Whitecaps Fall to Montreal Impact 3-1 -- Our Sports Central
Whitecaps angry over red card in loss to Montreal Impact in final -- Canadian Press
Nash is trying not to see red over card call -- Vancouver Sun
Sellout at Saputo -- Vancouver Sun