Soccer·CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDUP

De Freitas leads Fury past Wanderers in 3rd round of Canadian Championship

Thiago De Freitas scored twice in the first half to help the Ottawa Fury to a 3-2 win over the HFX Wanderers on Wednesday night in the third round of the Canadian Championship.

Impact's Taider scores in injury time to draw with York 9 FC

Ottawa Fury's Thiago Schmidel De Freitas (19) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a first half goal against the HFX Wanderers on Wednesday. (Scott Tanner/CPL)

Thiago De Freitas scored twice in the first half to help the Ottawa Fury to a 3-2 win over the HFX Wanderers on Wednesday night in the third round of the Canadian Championship.

Canada's three Major League Soccer clubs, a trio of Canadian Premier League sides and a United Soccer League outfit are all competing for the Canadian championship.

The Voyageurs Cup is the highest domestic competition for clubs vying to play in the CONCACAF Champions League and potentially the FIFA Club World Cup.

Maxim Tissot's goal in the 67th minute was the winner for Ottawa, the lone USL representative in the competition.

WATCH | Ottawa Fury get crucial 1st-leg win:

Ottawa Fury FC were able to squeak out a 3-2 win over the HFX Wanderers FC, Montreal Impact bagged a late PK to draw York9 FC 2-2 and the Vancouver Whitecaps and Cavalry FC played to a 0-0 draw in the 1st legs of the 3rd qualifying round of the Canadian Championships. 1:47

Luis Alberto Perea and Dakota Barnathan were credited with goals for the CPL's Wanderers.

The second leg of the Voyageurs Cup's third round will be held on July 24.

Taider earns draw for Impact against York 9 FC

Saphir Taider had a goal in injury time to earn a 2-2 draw for the Montreal Impact against York 9 FC.

Omar Browne opened scoring for MLS's Impact in the 62nd minute.

Ryan Teifer and Rodrigo Gattas had goals in the 83rd and 88th minutes, respectively, for York 9 FC of the CPL.

Later Wednesday, MLS's Vancouver Whitecaps battled the CPL spring season champion Cavalry to a 0-0 draw in Calgary.

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