New signing Didier Drogba
won't be traveling with the Montreal Impact to Vancouver for Wednesday's second leg of the Amway Canadian Championship final against
the Whitecaps. Drogba 37, made his MLS debut on Saturday but is bothered by a sore toe.
The Impact was held to a 2-2 tie at home in the first leg of the Voyageurs Cup that it won in 2014.
The 'Caps have never won the trophy.
Drogba was not much a factor as he came off the bench in a 1-0 loss at home to Philadelphia. He faces an MLS fine for not making himself available to
the media afterwards. He'll avoid the turf of B.C. Place, considered by many MLS international stars to be the worst in the league. Thierry Henry
at Vancouver in his five-year MLS career.
Perhaps more critical for Montreal's chances of keeping the trophy that will earn the winner passage into the group stage of the 2016-17
Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League is the absence of Argentine playmaker Ignacio Piatti,
out with a calf injury.