Posts tagged "Toronto FC"

Fire 1 Toronto FC 1 - recap and ratings

These are the type of games where the best teams make statements. On the road, against a lesser opponent, with yet another chance to capitalize on advantageous results. That’s when you expect genuine playoff contenders to make their moves. Time and again over the last two months the Fire have been presented with golden opportunities... Read more »

Fire 2 Toronto FC 1 - recap and ratings

The Fire moved into sole possession of second place in the Eastern Conference by virtue of their third victory of the season over hapless Toronto FC.  This match wasn’t always pretty although the club enjoyed a 2 goal lead at half time but the Fire managed to accomplish what good teams always seem to find... Read more »

Fire v Toronto FC match day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Anibaba, Friedrich, Berry, Segares M Nyarko, Pause, Pardo, Fernandez F Rolfe, MacDonald Bench: Tornaghi, Gargan, Thompson, Bone, Videira, Alex, Oduro Toronto FC GK Kocic D J. Hall, Eckersley, O’Dea, Emory M Lambe, Maund, Silva, Wiedeman F Amarikwa, Hassli Bench: F. Hall, Cann, Henry, Morgan, Stinson, Avila    
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Fire 2 Toronto FC 1 - recap and ratings

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With their tenth win of the season the Fire have now surpassed their win totals for each of the last two seasons.  Combined with a Columbus loss at DC, the Fire now hold a seven point advantage over the Crew for the fifth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot.  Toronto FC sits at the bottom... Read more »

Fire v Toronto FC match day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Anibaba, Friedrich, Berry, Segares M Fernandez, Pause, Pardo, Pappa F Oduro, Rolfe Bench: Tornaghi, Gargan, Alex, Nyarko, Paladini, Videira, MacDonald Toronto FC GK Kocic D Henry, Eckersley, Emory, Morgan M Lambe, Frings, Dunfield, Silva F Hassli, Johnson Bench: F. Hall, J. Hall, Maund, Avila, Wiedeman, Amarikwa

Fire 3 Toronto FC 2 - Recap and Ratings

It wasn’t pretty but when all is said and done, three points on the road is still an excellent result.  Even if it was against the worst team in the league.  As expected the Fire were able to find space in midfield against Toronto’s 3-4-3 formation but they conversely allowed Toronto attackers too much room... Read more »
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Fire v Toronto FC Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Segares, Anibaba, Friedrich, Gargan M Pappa, Pardo, Grazzini, Pause F Nyarko, Oduro Bench: Tornaghi, Berry, Jumper, Robayo, Paladini, Puppo, Barouch Toronto FC GK Kocic D Eckersley, Frings, Cann M Stinson, Dunfield, Avila, Morgan F Lambe, Johnson, Plata Bench: Roberts, Harden, Aceval, Henry, de Guzman, Burgos, Silva

Fire v Toronto FC Match Preview

Everyone will have to wait at least another week to witness Chris Rolfe’s re-introduction to the Chicago Fire.  The oft-injured forward picked up an ankle knock during training on Thursday morning and will not be available for this match.  Rolfe’s injury is considered minor but it may keep him out for up to two weeks.... Read more »

Fire 2 Toronto FC 0 - Recap and Ratings

Fire 2 Toronto FC 0 - Recap and Ratings
A picture perfect night in front of 12,020 fans at Toyota Park (some of which where sporting neckties in honor of the Fire’s record breaking season) and the first home victory since March 26 lifted team spirits after a ten game winless streak was finally snapped.  In a match that included defender Dan Gargan scoring... Read more »
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Fire v Toronto FC Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Gargan, Anibaba, Gibbs, Segares M Pappa, Nyarko, Pause, Pardo, Grazzini F Oduro, Nyarko Bench: Conway, Cuesta, Husidic, Paladini, Barouch, Chaves, Nazirit Toronto FC GK Kocic D Eckersley, Iro, Frings, Borman M Stinson, de Guzman, Marosevic F Martina, Johnson, Plata Bench: Frei, Harden, Morgan, Robinson, Dunfield, Sturgis, Yourassowsky