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By Neil Davidson

TORONTO (AP) – An 84th-minute goal by Dominic Oduro was enough to secure the Montreal Impact’s passage to the Amway Canadian Championship final in a rollercoaster game Wednesday.

Toronto FC won 3-2 on the night but the aggregate was tied 3-3, thanks to a 1-0 win in the semifinal first leg in Montreal last week, so the Impact advanced on the away goals rule. For Montreal, it means another step down a path that led them to the CONCACAF Champions League final.

The dagger in the heart came when Oduro, a former Toronto player, beat Damien Perquis to head in an Eric Miller cross.

Up until then it had looked like two goals in three minutes would lift Toronto past the Impact, with designated players Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley and Sebastian Giovinco running the show.

Goals by Benoit Cheyrou and Giovinco in the 56th and 58th minutes put Toronto ahead. Altidore, who set up both goals, opened the scoring for the home side.

Kenny Cooper also scored for Montreal, whose first-leg goal came from Jack McInerney

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