Toronto FC Match Reports - August 27

SCORING SUMMARY

TFC – Sebastian Giovinco 41’
TFC – Jozy Altidore 52’ (Marky Delgado, Victor Vazquez)
MTL – Ignacia Piatti 90’ +2 (Blerim Dzemaili)
TFC – Sebastian Giovinco 90’ +3 (Steven Beitashour)

MISCONDUCT SUMMARY

MTL – Blerim Dzemaili 45’+2 (caution)
MTL – Victor Cabrera 74’ (caution)
TFC – Eriq Zavaleta 78’ (caution)
MTL – Laurent Ciman 89’ (caution)

RECORDS

Toronto FC: 16-8-3 56 pts. Montreal Impact: 10-9-6 36 pts.

 

LINEUPS

TORONTO FC – Alex Bono; Eriq Zavaleta, Drew Moor, Chris Mavinga, Nicolas Hasler (Steven Beitashour 71’), Justin Morrow; Marky Delgado (Jonathan Osorio 70’), Michael Bradley ©, Victor Vazquez; Jozy Altidore (Tosaint Ricketts 80’), Sebastian Giovinco Substitutes Not Used: Clint Irwin, Jason Hernandez, Raheem Edwards, Armando Cooper

MONTREAL – Evan Bush; Chris Duvall, Victor Cabrera, Laurent Ciman, Daniel Lovitz; Michael Salazar (Dominic Oduro 70’), Patrice Bernier © (Andres Romero 66’), Blerim Dzemaili, Samuel Piette, Ignacio Piatti; Matteo Mancosu (Anthony Jackson-Hamel 55’) Substitutes Not Used: Maxime Crepeau, Hassoun Camara, Kyle Fisher, Louis Beland-Goyette

MEDIA NOTES:

With today’s win Toronto FC has set two club records: most wins in the regular season (16) and most points in a season (56)
In addition, Toronto FC has matched club records for most road victories (6) and road points (23) in a season, both records were previously set in 2016
Toronto FC has now earned 56 points in 27 matches. This ranks second all-time to the 1998 LA Galaxy, who earned 58 points in 27 matches. Toronto FC’s total ranks first in the post shootout era (CREDIT – ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU)

Sebastian Giovinco scored his fifth direct free kick goal on the season, tying an MLS single-season record (since records available in 2003). Giovinco now has 12 direct free kick goals in his MLS career.

Toronto FC is now unbeaten in 13 MLS matches (regular season and playoffs) when both Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore score (12 wins and 1 draw)