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Toronto football ready to learn from past, says Bradley

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley believes his team have absorbed the lessons of past disappointments as they prepare for their playoff showdown with Columbus Crew on Tuesday.

The Canadian side finished with the best record in Major League Soccer this season and are favourites to advance to the championship game from their two-leg Eastern Conference final with Crew.

Toronto football ready to learn from past, says Bradley

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley believes his team have absorbed the lessons of past disappointments as they prepare for their playoff showdown with Columbus Crew on Tuesday.

The Canadian side finished with the best record in Major League Soccer this season and are favourites to advance to the championship game from their two-leg Eastern Conference final with Crew.

Impact appoint Remi Garde as new head coach

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After the departure of Mauro Biello last month, the Montreal Impact have found their new man.

Remi Garde, the former Lyon and Aston Villa boss, is taking the helm at Saputo Stadium ahead of the 2018 campaign. The appointment follows a low-performing year for the Canadian outfit, which failed to make playoffs for a first time since 2015.

SBI Question of the Day: Which MLS team was the most disappointing in 2017?

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Before the MLS playoffs begin on Wednesday night, we're taking a look at some of the teams that didn't make the playoffs, and more specifically failed to live up to expectations in 2017.

No team fell harder than FC Dallas, who won two teams after July 22 to finish out of the top six in the Western Conference after previously occupying first place.

MLS Ticker: Tim Melia out for Thursday, A.J. DeLaGarza out for postseason and more

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Thursday's Western Conference knockout-round game between the Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City will be without a few key figures.

Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Tim Melia, who missed the last three regular-season games, will not be able to play for Peter Vermes' side at BBVA Compass Stadium.

Rowe scores late, Revolution spoil Patrice Bernier retirement party

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It was Patrice Bernier's going away party at Stade Saputo but the New England Revolution were not going to give them an easy matchup. With goals from Diego Fagundez, Krisztian Nemeth, and Kelyn Rowe, the Revolution spoiled the party and ran away with a 3-2 victory in stoppage time.

High on emotions, Stade Saputo was thrown a cold shower by Diego Fagundez at the 19th minute.

SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week 33

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With one week left in the Major League Soccer regular season, there are plenty of teams heating up at the right time.

There are also teams holding on to their respective playoff lives, with tricky matches ahead on Decision Day.

Here's how our power rankings shape up after the penultimate Sunday of the season:

SBI MLS POWER RANKINGS (WEEK 31)

1 (Last Week- 1).

TFC ties MLS record for regular season points in home win over Impact

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An early goal from Jozy Altidore was all it took.

After Toronto FC fans lifted the Supporters' Shield before the game, TFC wanted to avenge their only home loss to bitter rivals Montreal Impact. Not only did they avenge their loss, they re-wrote history with a 1-0 win.

Now tied with the 1998 LA Galaxy, TFC are the all-time MLS co-record holders for points in the regular season with a total of 68.

Ignacio Piatti signs contract extension with Impact

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Ignacio Piatti is sticking around in Montreal.

The Designated Player has signed a contract that keeps him with the Impact for a season and a half, the club announced on Tuesday. His new contract, which has him staying with the Canadian club until 2019, also includes an option for the 2020 MLS season.

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 30

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While the Supporters' Shield race wrapped up on Saturday, the playoff race tightened thanks to some results across MLS.

Toronto FC sealed the Supporters' Shield by defeating the New York Red Bulls. (READ)

The Columbus Crew locked up a playoff berth with a win over D.C. United. (READ)

FC Dallas' playoff hopes took a hit with a tie in Orlando.

Harrison’s goal enough for NYCFC to cruise in 1-0 win in Montreal

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Montreal's September heat wave and heavy rain were not an issue for New York City FC. Keeping control for most of the game, NYCFC cruised to a 1-0 victory thanks to Jack Harrison's 29th minute strike.

NYCFC applied a tremendous amount of pressure on Montreal from the opening whistle. As the first half went on, the Impact's defense cracked at the 29th minute.

MLS Midweek Preview: Impact visit TFC, Atlanta faces Galaxy

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There may only be two midweek games on the schedule this midweek in Major League Soccer, but those matches should bring plenty of excitement due to the playoff implications.

Atlanta United continues their lengthy homestand at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, looking for a full 90 minute performance against the lowly LA Galaxy.

MLS Ticker: De Jong to leave Galatasaray, Impact re-sign Jackson-Hamel, and more

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Nigel De Jong is set to leave Turkish side Galatasaray this January, opening the door for him to join up with D.C. United, according to Yeni Safak in Turkey.

De Jong was linked with D.C. United during the club's spending spree in the summer transfer window, but a deal was not reached.

SBI MLS Player of the Month: Ignacio Piatti

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Ignacio Piatti wasted no time making his presence felt in the Montreal Impact lineup in his return from injury.

Piatti didn't start a single game in July, but he returned to Mauro Biello's XI on August 5 and instantly caught fire while earning honors as SBI MLS Player of the Month for his August efforts

The Argentinian Designated Player scorched the back of the net for seven goals and he put together back-to-back two-goal performances in the same week on August 16 and 19 against the Chicago Fire and Real Salt Lake.

MLS Ticker: Will Johnson arrested, LAFC signs Argentinian attacker and more

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Orlando City midfielder Will Johnson was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor domestic battery after an alleged domestic incident involving Johnson and his wife.

According to the police report — published in part by the Orlando Sentinel — Johnson was booked early on Wednesday morning after his wife accused him of tackling her by "wrapping both of his arms completely around her waist" following an argument.

Fire avenge August road loss with win over 10-man Impact

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After having lost 3-0 to the Impact two and a half weeks ago, and having suffered a four-match losing streak, the Chicago Fire have returned to winning ways.

A second-half goal by Bastian Schweinsteiger was enough to down the 10-man Impact squad was all it took to avenge the Fire's prior loss in Montreal in a 1-0 victory on Saturday night.

Rivalry Week in Canada

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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Aug 25, 2017) US Soccer Players - When the next edition of Major League Soccer's marketing vehicle du jour - dubbed "Heineken Rivalry Week for sponsorship purposes - kicks off this weekend, the lion's share of attention will be on the Sunday night clash between the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers.

The Best of MLS: Week 24

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With the playoff races heating up, one player and his team took Major League Soccer by storm throughout Week 24.

In addition to a big week from that Eastern Conference team, a few rookies stood out in the fiercest competition for Rookie of the Week yet.

Here's who our staff chose as the best of MLS for Week 24:

Player of the Week

No one is Major League Soccer is hotter than Ignacio Piatti.

There’s always time in MLS

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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Aug 18, 2017) US Soccer Players - The 2017 Major League Soccer season is more than five-and-half months old. Every team in the league is past the 22-game mark. The regular season is now two-thirds complete. The sprint to the postseason is upon us.

This means that most of what we thought we knew, everything the first two-thirds of the season taught us, is now worthless.

IGNACIO PIATTI

Alan Gordon snatches wild Rapids win over Impact

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Alan Gordon played the part he has made a career of playing in MLSon Saturday night: late hero.

Gordon came in to the Rapids match against the Montreal Impact with the game tied 1-1 and each team having been reduced to 10-men after both Jared Watts and Daniel Lovitz had been sent off. Both teams would finish the match with 9-men a piece.

Ignacio Piatti signs contract extension with Impact

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Ignacio Piatti won't be leaving the Montreal Impact in the near future.

The Montreal Impact announced on Thursday that the club has come to terms with Piatti on a new contract that extends Piatti's stay past the originalJune 2018 expiration.

"We are very excited that Nacho has decided to stay in Montreal," said Impact president Joey Saputo.

Ignacio Piatti reveals contract tension following Impact win

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The Montreal Impact won their third straight game in 3-0 blowout of the Chicago Fire but celebration was cut a bit short after a big reveal from the club's biggest star.

After a two-goal performance, Ignacio Piatti was named player of the game and had a little post-game conversation with Stade Saputo's PA announcer.

Toronto FC

Ignacio Piatti, Anthony Jackson-Hamel propel Impact past TFC

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It didn't take long for the Montreal Impact to assert their dominance against the league's best team, and the result is one that keeps them in the playoff hunt for another day.

Ignacio Piatto and Anthony Jackson-Hamel provided two goals apiece, leading the way in the Montreal Impact's 5-3 win over Toroto FC on Wednesday.

SBI MLS Team of the Month: Toronto FC

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Last year's MLS Cup finalists stood out among the pack throughout the month of August but, unlike last winter's finale, it was Toronto FC that emerged as the front-runner thanks to a fantastic month.

Toronto FC won four games while drawing another to increase the club's stranglehold atop the Eastern Conference.

Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley looking to carry TFC success to crucial USMNT matches

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Coming off of a four-game winning streak finishing with a big rivalry win for Toronto FC, Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley now turn their attention to the U.S. Men's National Team.

Sitting in third in the Hexagonal stage standings, the U.

Sebastian Giovinco scores two as Toronto FC burn Impact in Montreal

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In their first MLS game since the two teams met in the Eastern Conference final, Toronto FC took down the Montreal Impact on Sunday to continue their dominance atop the Eastern Conference.

After taking the Canadian Championship back in June, TFC took the first of two league games with a 2-0 win at Stade Saputo.

After exciting but drama-free win, Impact turn focus to playoffs, Toronto FC clash

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The Montreal Impact were free to simply celebrate their fourth straight win on Saturday night.

With transfer rumors and Ignacio Piatti's direct comments to Impact fans regarding contracts tensions, the bleu-blanc-noir always had something rain on their parade in recent weeks.

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USWNT vs. Canada, new Montreal Impact coach, and more: Freedom Kicks for 11/9/2017

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Good morning! The United States women's national team has a game against Canada at 10pm tonight. It's the first of a two-game series, with the second game on Sunday.

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Remi Garde ready for new challenge as Impact manager

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After a search that started in the summer, back when former head coach Mauro Biello was still in position, the Montreal Impact have found their new head coach in Remi Garde.

In a press conference at Centre Nutrilait, the Impact's training ground, the former Lyon and Aston Villa manager was unveiled to the public on Wednesday afternoon.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 11/8/17

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Three Union players called up to national teams, MLS news, and the full USMNT squad to face Portugal

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Philadelphia Union trio tapped for international duty
CJ Sapong and Alejandro Bedoya named to USMNT for Portugal friendly; Warren Creavalle called up by Guyana.

Montreal makes a coaching decision

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The Montreal Impact became the first MLS team to fire their coach Mauro Biello and his staff following the completion of the 2017 regular season. The Impact finished 9th in the Eastern Conference, 11 points out of the final playoff spot and seven points ahead of bottom club DC United.

"Mauro spend his whole career here," Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo said in a press statement.

Impact fire head coach Mauro Biello

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After missing the postseason, the Montreal Impact have made a change.

Owner Joey Saputo said on Monday that the club has dismissed head caoch Mauro Biello, who led the team to a ninth-place finish in the Eastern Conference this season.

JUST IN: President of @impactmontreal Joey Saputo has announced the team has fired head coach Mauro Biello.

Patrice Bernier bids adieu to playing career in emotional Impact home finale

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In any other situation, Sunday's 3-2 loss to the New England Revolution would have been the bitter en of an underwhelming season for Montreal Impact fans. Instead, it was a time for celebration.

It was their captain Patrice Bernier's going away party, a final game before the man from the Montreal suburbs would call it a career.

Major Link Soccer: Sebastian Giovinco had a bad feeling about MLS Cup

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CONCACAF World Cup qualifying and U17 World Cup preview

Seattle

Even though it's been almost ten months since the Sounders won MLS Cup, it's always nice to talk about the historic win. Apparently, Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco had a feeling Toronto would lose to Seattle.

Seattle is one step closer to hosting a match during the 2026 World Cup.

Atlanta United continues to dominate at home with win over Impact

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Another week, another home win for Atlanta United.

Hector Villalba and Jeff Larentowicz scored in either half, sealing a 2-0 home victory over the Montreal Impact. With the win, Atlanta United is now 4-0-1 in the newly-opened Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Villalba opened the scoring 28 minutes in as he darted through the Impact defense before unleashing a long-range shot.

Abu Danladi scores late goal to seal Minnesota United win in Montreal

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With every chance the Montreal Impact had to win, Minnesota United had a comeback opportunity, and they took it.

For their first time at Stade Saputo in both teams' MLS era, the Loons had the last word, running away with 3-2 win.

Minnesota United only held a lead for the last minute and the four minutes injury time.

Caldwell, Nguyen stock up in Revolution win vs. Impact

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Plus one more who impressed during the must-win matchup.

The Revolution desperately needed a weekend win over the Montreal Impact to keep its playoff hopes alive. And the club delivered, riding steady defense and a Lee Nguyen goal to a 1-0 win.

For the second week in a row, it's all stock up and no stock down for the 8th-place Revs.

NE Revolution 1:0 Montreal Impact Gallery

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Three questions with Dirty South Soccer

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We spoke with Haris Kruskic of Dirty South Soccer, SB Nation's Atlanta United FC blog, about the upcoming match between the Union and ATL.

Eugene Rupinski - Brotherly Game) Atlanta has come into the league and really established a name for themselves, currently sitting just below the red line yet with a better points-per-game than the sixth place Montreal Impact.

Ignacio Piatti shines yet again as Impact topple RSL

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The Montreal Impact were hot from having won their last three games, and they did not stop on Saturday night.

The visiting Real Salt Lake, who were looking a franchise record fourth-straight road win, had their hopes crushed by the Impact, who ran away with a 3-1 win.