“It would be interesting to have a champion not be in Champions League. For us as a club, we’d like to have more than just one way to get in, but that’s where it’s at for now.
Our job is to try to go win the championship this weekend and figure all that out later.”
-- Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney
on the 2020 Concacaf Champions League to which the
Reds don't qualify even if they win MLS Cup 2019. Canada's only direct berth goes to the winner of the Canadian Championship. The Montreal Impact won the 2019 Canadian cup competition. In 2018, TFC
qualified for the Concacaf Champions League as Canadian champion despite finishing the MLS season with a 10-18-6 record. The Seattle Sounders have qualified as the fourth American entrant whether or
not they win MLS Cup. (MLSSoccer.com