MLS: Toronto’s poor start to season continues


Toronto FC fell again on Saturday, losing 2-1 to Crew in Columbus.

The Queen City club are off to a rocky start to the campaign as they have maintained a 1-2-4 record since the 2021 Major League Soccer (MLS) season began.

In today’s clash, Toronto FC saw their opponents hit the target twice in the first half hour of play. Luis Diaz opened the scoring in the 12th minute, while Gyasi Zardes doubled the Crew’s score nine minutes. later.

The response from the Canadian team came after half-time. Ayo Akinola took advantage of a return throw to get the strings moving. It was the 21-year-old’s first achievement this season.

The Revolution wins again

Unlike Toronto FC, the New England Revolution continued its streak of success. At TQL Stadium, coach Bruce Arena’s roster beat Cincinnati FC 1-0 to win their third straight game.

The only goal of this duel was the work of Adam Buska in the 70th minute. The Polish striker redirected a corner kick from teammate Carles Gil with a header.

In front of the Revolution cage, goalkeeper Matt Turner made four saves to sign his third shutout in 2021.

A first defeat for Orlando

At Harrison, the New York Red Bulls scored two first-half goals to inflict a first loss to Orlando City SC since hostilities in MLS began this season.

By virtue of a victory of 2 to 1, the formation of the Big Apple ended a series of two losses. For their part, the Florida team had not experienced the disappointment of the regular season loss and had not lost since March 18, in a friendly against New York City FC.

The successes of the winners were obtained by Caden Clark (35th) and Cristian Casseres (60th). Orlando, who was limited to two shots on target, reduced the gap via Silvester van der Water (84th).

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