Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Whitecaps advance to Canadian Championship final
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Corey Hertzog scored to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat FC Edmonton 2-0 on Wednesday night for a spot against Montreal in the Canadian Championship final.
Vancouver outscored FC Edmonton 5-2 in the two-game semifinal. The Whitecaps will face Montreal in the two-game final, with the winner advancing to the CONCACAF Champions League.
Hertzog scored in the 58th minute with a 35-yard strike. Nine minutes later, FC Edmonton's Shaun Saiko headed a corner kick into the net for an own goal.
Montreal routed Toronto 6-0 for a 6-2 aggregate victory.