Major League Soccer: DC United and Toronto draw 2-2 on Saturday

WASHINGTON. DC United manages to recover against Toronto with a goal on the A. Akinola 36' and a goal on the J. Osorio 89'.

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WASHINGTON. DC United manages to recover against Toronto with a goal on the A. Akinola 36′ and a goal on the J. Osorio 89′.

The match was played at the Audi Field stadium in Washington on Saturday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. In the presence of 12,959 spectators.​ The referee was Ismir Pekmic who had the assistance of Chris Elliott and Tiffini Turpin. The 4th official was Jeremy Scheer. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14.4 degrees Celsius or 57.96 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 49%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. DC United was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Toronto that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

DC United was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. However, this did not suffice for DC United to win the match​.

DC United shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Toronto shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

DC United received 4 yellow cards (B. Hines-Ike, T. Alfaro, B. Smith and C. Durkin). On the other side, Toronto received 4 yellow cards (C. Salcedo, J. Jimenez, J. Osorio and I. Achara).

After playing this match, DC United will have 14 points to move down in the 17th place. On the other side, Toronto will have 12 points like New England, Inter Miami and Sporting KC to move down in the 23rd place.

Match Events

  • 8'
    8'

    E. Flores

    M. Estrada

  • 10'
    10'

    C. Salcedo

  • 16'
    16'

    B. Hines-Ike

  • 16'
    16'

    N. Robertha

    E. Flores

  • 16'
    16'

    D. Skundrich

    S. Djeffal

  • 23'
    23'

    T. Alfaro

  • 36'
    36'

    A. Akinola

    J. Jimenez

  • 45'
    45'

    J. Jimenez

  • 56'
    56'

    M. Estrada

  • 61'
    61'

    J. Osorio

    R. Priso-Mbongue

  • 72'
    72'

    O. Kamara

    M. Estrada

  • 78'
    78'

    I. Achara

    J. Nelson

  • 80'
    80'

    J. Osorio

  • 84'
    84'

    B. Smith

  • 85'
    85'

    I. Achara

  • 85'
    85'

    J. Perruzza

    D. Kerr

  • 89'
    89'

    J. Osorio

  • 90'
    90'

    K. Smith

    B. Smith

  • 90'
    90'

    C. Durkin

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, DC United will play away against New York RB on the 28th of May with a 19-18 head to head statistic in favor of New York RB (16 draws).

Toronto will host Chicago Fire on the 28th of May with a 13-10 head to head statistic in favor of Toronto (11 draws).

DC United: Formation and Lineups

DC United started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Hernán Pablo Losada chose to play with the following team: Bill Hamid (7.0), Brendan Hines-Ike (6.8), Steve Birnbaum (7.4), Tony Alfaro (6.1), Julian Gressel (7.8), Christopher Durkin (7.4), Sofiane Djeffal (6.6), Bradley Smith (6.3), Taxiarchis Fountas (7.0), Edison Flores (7.1) and Michael Estrada (7.5).

Substitutes

DC United made 4 changes: E. Flores for N. Robertha (16′), S. Djeffal for D. Skundrich (16′), M. Estrada for O. Kamara (72′) and B. Smith for K. Smith (90′).

Top player: Julian Gressel

The player who no doubt impressed DC United the most was Julian Gressel.

His rating is (7.8) with 35 passes (74% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 14 crosses.

Toronto: Formation and Lineups

Toronto started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Bob Bradley played with: Alex Bono (6.5), Kosi Thompson (7.1), Lukas MacNaughton (6.4), Carlos Salcedo (6.2), Luca Petrasso (6.3), Deandre Kerr (6.8), Michael Bradley (6.9), Ralph Priso (7.0), Ayo Akinola (7.3), Jesús Jiménez (7.0) and Jayden Nelson (6.5).

Substitutes

Toronto made 3 changes: R. Priso-Mbongue for J. Osorio (61′), J. Nelson for I. Achara (78′) and D. Kerr for J. Perruzza (85′).

Top player: Ayo Akinola

Probably the most impressive player in Toronto was Ayo Akinola.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 9 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

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