The Chicago Fire took 31 shots, 14 of them on target, in their game at home against Toronto FC. They did that and lost 2-1 at the end of the day. There’s a lot to unpack there, so before we do, let’s look at the actual run of play.
Canada is a home for MLS again, Wednesday’s announcement heralding the return of Toronto FC and CF Montreal north of the border. The select run of matches – Toronto FC and CF Montreal were included in these three games but the Vancouver Whitecaps were not – sees these two MLS sides play their home games […] Oh Canada!
Two days removed from the decision, the fallout from Toronto FC’s firing of Chris Armas over the weekend continues to circulate around the club. There are plenty of questions remaining about this change of direction made by Toronto FC as well as the hiring of Armas in the first place.
Another game, another loss. This season’s shambolic performances by Toronto FC continue to add up as TFC falls farther and farther down the standings. Now second last in the entire league, TFC are a shell of what they were under Greg Vanney.
A return to Red Bull Arena this Saturday for Chris Armas is certainly meaningful. Now head coach of Toronto FC, Armas will face the club he led for parts of three seasons and took to a considerable level of success in his first year coaching Canadian club.
Toronto FC is in a hole, the MLS side losing 3-1 at home on Tuesday night to Cruz Azul. The result puts Toronto FC in a hole for the second leg of their CONCACAF Champions League meeting with the Mexican giants next week.
The 29-year-old tied with two others for the league lead with 10 assists and also contributed nine goals for the Canadian side that finished the campaign second in the Eastern Conference standings behind Philadelphia Union.
Greg Vanney has resigned as the head coach of Toronto FC according to Neil Davidson of the Canadian Press on Tuesday. The native of South Boston, VI had been the head coach of Toronto FC since 2014, and had great success at the helm of the most famous men’s soccer team in Canada.
Morrow was one of the leading forces in the creation of the BPC, as he and a group of black players began meeting to discuss how they felt they weren't being properly represented by the MLS Players Association.