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Montreal Impact eliminates Toronto FC from playoff contention with 1-1 tie

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TORONTO — Felipe helped the Montreal Impact eliminate Toronto FC from playoff contention, scoring the tying goal in the 39th minute in a 1-1 draw Saturday.

Toronto dropped to 11-14-8, giving Columbus an Eastern Conference playoff spot.

Warren Creavalle opened the scoring for Toronto in the 20th minute.

PHOTO: Toronto FC's Warren Creavalle, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates  during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Montreal Impact, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014,  in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)
Toronto FC's Warren Creavalle, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Montreal Impact, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

Montreal's Heath Pearce was sent off in the 82nd minute for a scissors tackle on substitute Dominic Oduro. Toronto's Jonathan Osorio was ejected in stoppage time for a tackle on Felipe.

The Impact's Hassoun Camara soon followed for a second yellow.

Toronto star Michael Bradley sat out because of yellow card accumulation.

Montreal is 6-18-9.

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PHOTO: Montreal Impact's Hassoun Camara, left, protects the ball from Toronto FC's Warren Creavalle  during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014,  in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)
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