Goal differential: HFX Wanderers +5, Forge +4. *Most U-21 minutes* in round 6. An AI-based automated camera system was used for 19 matches, using similar technology to what was used for the CEBL Summer Series. HFX Wanderers selected Cory Bent with the first overall pick. to host Canadian pro soccer league season starting Aug. 13", "Canadian Premier League awards 1st Expansion Team to Ottawa", "Ottawa's Soccer Team Was Just Cancelled But Fans Want Them To Switch Leagues", "Rumour: Ottawa On Fast-Track To CPL Expansion", "Canadian Premier League announces 2020 home dates; Ottawa's home opener set for May 16", "CPL announces balanced schedule, new league and playoff format for 2020", "Confirmed: #CanPL tiebreakers for The Island Games... 1. The 2020 Canadian Premier League Final determined the winner of the 2020 Canadian Premier League season. The eight teams played against each other once each for a total of seven matches. Molham Babouli (Forge FC), Assistant referees: *Most U-21 minutes* in round 6. , Updated to match(es) played on September 15, 2020. "CPL's 2020 regular season to kick off on Aug. 13 with 'The Island Games' in P.E.I. The Island Games commenced on Thursday, August 13 with all eight (8) Canadian Premier League Clubs participating: HFX Wanderers FC, Atlético Ottawa, York9 FC, Forge FC, Valour FC, FC Edmonton, Cavalry FC and Pacific FC. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CPL announced a 14-day hold on all pre-season training on March 13, 2020. This was the seventh meeting all-time between the two clubs with each team having recorded one win and four draws against each other. The following players are considered foreign players for the 2020 season. The 2020 Canadian Premier League Final determined the winner of the 2020 Canadian Premier League season. This list does not include Canadian citizens who represent other countries at the international level.. Draftees will be invited to team preseason camps, with an opportunity to earn a developmental contract and retain their U Sports men's soccer eligibility. The eight teams would have met their rivals twice at home and twice away for a total of 28 games, the same number as in 2019. Total # of wins 5. As of July 29, PEI had the lowest number of COVID-19 cases among provinces, at 36.. ", "Canadian Premier League releases 2020 schedule and format", "Canada Soccer announces format for 2020 Canadian Championship Final", "CONCACAF creates club competition opening for a CPL team", "Forge FC beats HFX Wanderers FC in Island Games final to repeat as CPL champions", "Forge FC vs. HFX Wanderers FC: North Star Shield on the line in Island Games finale", "Confirmed: #CanPL tiebreakers for The Island Games... 1. , The event was to be contested between the top-seeded team after the regular season and the winner of a one-game playoff but the season format was revised after being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  To visually enhance the venue for broadcast as it is only a pitch, an augmented reality "virtual stadium" was employed by host broadcaster Mediapro, rendering CGI grandstands with virtual sponsor placements. Forge FC entered the Final as the defending league champions, having defeated Cavalry FC in the 2019 Finals after finishing 2nd in the regular season. Besides Canadian Premier League scores you can follow 1000+ football competitions from 90+ countries around the world on FlashScore.com. Canadian Premier League teams may sign a maximum of seven international players, out of which only five can be in the starting line-up for each match. Stefan Tanaka-Freundt Total # of wins 5. Hamilton's Forge FC defended their inaugural CPL title, blanking HFX Wanderers FC 2–0 in the final. Via OneSoccer .  The awards take into account all matches from The Island Games and are voted on by reporters across Canada. Gabrielle Lemieux The Island Games commenced on Thursday, August 13 with all eight (8) Canadian Premier League Clubs participating: HFX Wanderers FC, Atlético Ottawa, York9 FC, Forge FC, Valour FC, FC Edmonton, Cavalry FC and Pacific FC. Head-to-head points: Valour 3, Atlético Ottawa 0. Charlottetown Prince Edward Island is the host location for the Canadian Premier League’s 2020 season. Goals for 4. The nominees for the four CPL awards were announced on September 18, one day before the league final. Goals for 4. The 2019 CPL–U Sports Draft was held on November 11 in Montreal, Quebec. Goal diff. With the conclusion of the 2020 Canadian Premier League inside the bubble in Charlottetown PEI, eyes have turned to the future of the league. Fourth official: , Man of the Match: 3. Two players were selected by each returning CPL team, with a total of 14 players being drafted including 10 Canadians. Charlottetown Prince Edward Island is the host location for the Canadian Premier League’s 2020 season. Head-to-head 2. The split-season format of the inaugural season was to be replaced by a single table and full double round-robin. Along with the possibility of a rebrand of the Ontario-based York 9 FC franchise, there is also talk about expansion in British Columbia.  The top ranked team in the regular season would have qualified for a spot in the championship final and would have been joined by the winner of a playoff between the second and third ranked teams.. The winners will be announced at a ceremony later in 2020. Head-to-head points: Valour 3, Atlético Ottawa 0. Head-to-head 2. It was played on September 19, 2020, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, between Forge FC, the defending league champion, and HFX Wanderers FC.  Ottawa had not yet joined the league and did not participate in the draft. Canadian Premier League expansion - Bundesliga involved in Fraser Valley project? , Forge FC won the Final 2–0 with the winning goal coming in the 60th minute from Alexander Achinioti-Jönsson.. Atlético Ottawa joined the league as its first expansion team, bringing the total number of teams to eight. HFX Wanderers FC played in their first Final, improving from a last place finish in their inaugural season in 2019. Players in italic denote players new to their respective clubs for the 2020 season, sorted chronologically by their announcement. The 2020 Canadian Premier League season was the second season of the Canadian Premier League, the top level of Canadian soccer. Goal diff. Myriam Marcotte, Head-to-head points: HFX Wanderers 1, Forge 1. The seven teams that participated in the inaugural 2019 Canadian Premier League season are set to compete in this season. 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Source: CanPL.ca, Head-to-head points: HFX Wanderers 1, Forge 1. They are joined by Atlético Ottawa, an expansion team who were created after USL Championship side Ottawa Fury FC suspended operations after being unable to secure approval from USSF and CONCACAF. Goal differential: HFX Wanderers +5, Forge +4. bubble all test negative for COVID-19", "P.E.I. Coin toss or drawing of lots", "As voted for by the fans, @ForgeFCHamilton's Mo Babouli is the last @GatoradeCanada Man of the Match", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2020_Canadian_Premier_League_Final&oldid=979826095, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 September 2020, at 00:48.  On March 20, the league announced that it would be postponing the start of the season from the previously scheduled date of April 11. 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Canadian Premier League records and statistics § Player records — career, "Canadian Premier League Statement: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Protocol for Pre-Season Training", "Canadian Premier League Commissioner Statement: Start of season postponed", "Canadian Premier League's Island Games: Everything you need to know", "CPL players, coaches, staff in P.E.I. FlashScore.com offers Canadian Premier League 2020 livescore, final and partial results, Canadian Premier League 2020 standings and match details (goal scorers, red cards, odds comparison, …). Those teams qualified as the winner and runner-up of the group stage of The Island Games tournament. It was played on September 19, 2020, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, between Forge FC, the defending league champion, and HFX Wanderers FC. Forge and HFX Wanderers faced off twice during the 2020 season with both matches ending in a 1–1 draw. CBC Television televised nine matches on Saturdays, and CHCH-TV in Hamilton broadcast Sunday matches. , Before being postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the regular season was intended to be played from April 11 to October 4.