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Whitecaps beat FC Edmonton 2-0 to advance to Canadian Championship final

  • FC Edmonton's Neil Hlavaty (4) fights for possession of the ball with Vancouver Whitecaps' Darren Mattocks (11) during the first half of their second-leg semifinal Amway Canadian Championship soccer match, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang)

    FC Edmonton's Neil Hlavaty (4) fights for possession of the ball with Vancouver Whitecaps' Darren Mattocks (11) during the first half of their second-leg semifinal Amway Canadian Championship soccer match, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Whitecaps' Camilo Sanvezzo (7) challenges FC Edmonton's Edison Edward (3) for possession during the first half of their second-leg semifinal Amway Canadian Championship soccer match, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang)

    Vancouver Whitecaps' Camilo Sanvezzo (7) challenges FC Edmonton's Edison Edward (3) for possession during the first half of their second-leg semifinal Amway Canadian Championship soccer match, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang)  (The Associated Press)

  • FC Edmonton's Adrian LeRoy (20) reacts after receiving a red card for colliding with Vancouver Whitecaps' Corey Hertzog, in white, during the second half of the second leg of the Canadian Championship soccer semifinal in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang)

    FC Edmonton's Adrian LeRoy (20) reacts after receiving a red card for colliding with Vancouver Whitecaps' Corey Hertzog, in white, during the second half of the second leg of the Canadian Championship soccer semifinal in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang)  (The Associated Press)

Corey Hertzog scored to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat FC Edonton 2-0 on Wednesday night for a spot against Montreal in the Canadian Championship final.

Vancouver outscored FC Edmonton 5-2 in the two-game semifinal. The Whitecaps will face Montreal in the two-game final, with the winner advancing to the CONCACAF Champions League.

Hertzog scored in the 58th minute with a 35-yard strike. Nine minutes later, FC Edmonton's Shaun Saiko headed a corner kick into the net for an own goal.

Montreal routed Toronto 6-0 for a 6-2 aggregate victory.