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  • September 15, 2012
  • • 1:10 PM
  • • BMO Field, Toronto, Ontario
  • Referee: S. Petrescu
  • • Attendance: 15669
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MLS Preview: Toronto FC - Philadelphia Union

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

  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.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Toronto

Philadelphia Union

Wins
2
0
3
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Toronto FC TOR
Toronto FC Toronto
Draw
Philadelphia Union PHI
Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union
50%
17%
33%

Top 3 Predictions

Toronto FC TOR
1 - 3
Philadelphia Union PHI
Toronto FC TOR
8 - 1
Philadelphia Union PHI
Toronto FC TOR
2 - 1
Philadelphia Union PHI

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