Toronto FC beats Forge FC, crowned 2020 Canadian champions
TFC needed a penalty shootout to beat the CPL side and win its record eighth Canadian Championship on Saturday.
- Toronto FC 1 (Pozuelo 57’), Forge FC 1 (Borges 60’)
- TFC wins COVID-delayed final 5-4 on penalty kicks
- Reds claim their 1st trophy under Bob Bradley
It was a game that was supposed to be played two years ago, but for Toronto FC the wait turned out to be more than worth it.
TFC overcame a valiant Forge FC in earning a dramatic 5-4 victory on penalties in Saturday's 2020 Canadian Championship final at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton to claim their first trophy since 2018 and first under Bob Bradley. The Reds have now won the tournament a record eight times.
The teams traded goals early in the second half with Alejandro Pozuelo scoring for Toronto, and former TFC academy product Tristan Borges replying for Forge to set up a thrilling penalty shootout after 90 minutes of regulation time before an announced crowd of 13,715 spectators.