MLS Preview: Toronto FC - Sporting Kansas City
Sporting Kansas City goes north of the border in search for a second straight away win against last year's wooden spoon winner.
By Keith Hickey
|Toronto FC (4-5-1): Bendik; Eckersley, Califf, O'Dea, Morgan; Lambe, Dunfield, Bekker, Hall, Ephraim; Earnshaw.
OUT: Danny Koevermans (L ACL repair) Matt Stinson (L Hamstring strain) Justin Braun (Concussion) D. Henry (R Hamstring strain)
QUESTIONABLE: Luis Silva (R Hamstring strain) Stefan Frei (Nasal fracture) Julio Cesar (L Calf strain) T. Morgan (R ankle sprain)
|Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Belser, Collin, Sinovic; Feilhaber, Nagamura, Rosell; Zusi, Bieler, Convey.||
OUT: Teal Bunbury (DL) Jacob Peterson (DL)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Sporting Kansas City finished atop the Eastern Conference last year. TFC finished at the foot of the conference and league tables.
- Sporting KC came out on top in all three meetings between these clubs last season, winning 2-0 and 2-1 on home soil before taking a 1-0 victory at BMO Field.
- Toronto FC hasn't won a regular season MLS game since July 18, 2012. Toronto's winless streak now stands at 15 games.
- Sporting KC hasn't lost a regular season MLS game since July 28, 2012, a run of 13 matches.
- KC midfielder Graham Zusi led the league with 15 assists last season, and is off to a good start in 2013, creating two against Philadelphia last weekend.
Top 3 Predictions
Toronto FC 2-1 Sporting Kansas City
- 14.29 %
Toronto FC 1-0 Sporting Kansas City
- 14.29 %
Toronto FC 1-2 Sporting Kansas City
- 14.29 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Mar 9, 2013||Toronto FC 2 - Sporting Kansas City 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Sep 1, 2012||Sporting Kansas City 2 - Toronto FC 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Aug 18, 2012||Toronto FC 0 - Sporting Kansas City 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jun 16, 2012||Sporting Kansas City 2 - Toronto FC 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 23, 2011||Sporting Kansas City 4 - Toronto FC 2|
|May 18, 2013||Toronto FC 0 - Columbus Crew 1||MLS|
|May 8, 2013||San Jose Earthquakes 2 - Toronto FC 1||MLS|
|May 4, 2013||Colorado Rapids 1 - Toronto FC 0||MLS|
|May 1, 2013||Montreal Impact 6 - Toronto FC 0||NCC|
|Apr 27, 2013||Toronto FC 1 - New York Red Bulls 2||MLS|
|17||C. J. Sapong||Striker|
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