Toronto FC vs. CF Montreal: What you need to know

The first Canadian Classique of the season goes Saturday at BMO Field with both teams looking to end their respective losing slides.

Toronto FC vs. CF Montreal: What you need to know

Toronto FC has been very busy over the last month and it's not going to slow down for them with an important derby game against CF Montreal this weekend. 

This year's first instalment of the Canadian Classique will mark TFC's eighth match in all competitions since April 20, and they have two more contests next week, including the decisive leg of their Canadian Championship quarter-final. 

Toronto (6-6-1, 19 points) currently sits sixth in the Eastern Conference, having dropped two spots after suffering back-to-back losses. A win this weekend could move the Reds back into the top four and would allow them to equal their points total from last season. 

Here’s what you need to know about Saturday's contest between Toronto and Montreal at BMO Field (7:30 p.m. ET/Apple TV).