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Played
September 15, 2012 1:10 PM EDT
BMO Field — Toronto, Ontario
Referee:‬ S. Petrescu‎
Attendance:‬ 15669‎
 

MLS Preview: Toronto FC - Philadelphia Union

TFC is mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, while Philadelphia is only virtually eliminated from the playoffs.

By Keith Hickey

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Toronto FC (4-4-2): Kocic; Hall, Eckersley, O'Dea, Emory; Wiedeman, Maund, Silva, Lambe; Johnson, Hassli.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: GK Stefan Frei (L lower leg); FW Danny Koevermans (L knee ACL tear); DF Ty Harden (lower abdominal strain); MF Torsten Frings (L hip)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Eric Hassli (rib contusion); DF Doneil Henry (L knee tendinosis)
Philadelphia Union (4-3-3): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Valdes, Gaddis; Adu, Carrol, Lahoud; M. Farfan, McInerney, Cruz.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Krystian Witkowski (concussion symptoms)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Gabriel Farfan (L big toe sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Toronto FC defender Ashtone Morgan is suspended for this match.
  • The Union saw their winless streak stretched to six games in a scoreless draw with the New England Revolution on Sept. 2.
  • By losing 2-1 to Chicago on Wednesday, Toronto became the first team mathematically eliminated from the 2012 playoffs. The Reds have never managed to secure a postseason MLS berth.
  • Toronto's first win this season, to snap a record-setting nine-game losing steak was a 1-0 victory over Philadelphia on May 26. Philadelphia responded with a 3-0 win at PPL Park on July 8.
  • Toronto FC has scored the opening goal on only seven occasions this year, the fewest in MLS.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 1, 2013 Toronto FC 1 - Philadelphia Union 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 13, 2013 Philadelphia Union 1 - Toronto FC 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 15, 2012 Toronto FC 1 - Philadelphia Union 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 8, 2012 Philadelphia Union 3 - Toronto FC 0
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Available Squads
-Milos KocicGoalkeeper
-Logan EmoryDefender
4Aaron MaundDefender
25Jeremy HallMidfielder
2Richard EckersleyDefender
48Darren O'DeaDefender
12Luis SilvaMidfielder
19Reginald LambeStriker
-Terry DunfieldMidfielder
-Ryan JohnsonDefender
29Eric HassliStriker
-Frederick Michael George HallGoalkeeper
-Adrian CannDefender
-Dicoy WilliamsDefender
15Eric AvilaMidfielder
-Matt StinsonMidfielder
24Quincy AmarikwaStriker
32Andrew WiedemanStriker
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
22Carlos Enrique ValdesDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
30Freddy AduStriker
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
-C. HarrisonGoalkeeper
3Chris AlbrightDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
20Roger TorresMidfielder
20Jimmy McLaughlinMidfielder
30Chandler HoffmanStriker
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
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