Thursday, August 18, 2011

Toronto Completes Perfect First Round for Major League Soccer

5 teams, 5 wins. That's how the CONCACAF Champions League has started for Major League Soccer. Toronto FC joined Seattle, L.A., Colorado and Dallas as first round winners by defeating Tauro 2-1 on the road in Panama. Ryan Johnson and Julián De Guzman scored first half goals for the Reds and the Toronto defense held off Tauro the rest of the way conceding only a second half penalty kick. Milos Kocic, Toronto's Serbian goalkeeper, made 6 saves as a physical Toronto side (30 fouls, 5 yellow cards) survived being outshot 15-7.
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Here's a look at the second round match-ups for the 5 MLS sides:

August 23 - Seattle Sounders @ Monterrey
August 23 - Colorado Rapids @ Real España
August 24 - FC Dallas @ Toronto FC
August 25 - Alajuelense @ Los Angeles Galaxy

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