TORONTO. Orlando City snatched a late win Toronto 1-0 after K. Smith scored just 1 goal (90′).
The match was played at the BMO Field stadium in Toronto on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Nima Saghafi with the help of Andrew Bigelow and Diego Blas. The 4th official was Fabrizio Stasolla. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 24 degrees Celsius or 75.18 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 59%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Toronto was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Orlando City that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Toronto was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 1 were on target. Still, Orlando City found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.
Toronto shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Orlando City shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.
Toronto received 1 yellow card (M. Bradley). On the other side, Orlando City received 3 yellow cards (J. Moutinho, R. Schlegel and R. Jansson).
After playing this contest, Toronto will stay with 11 points like New England to move down in the 23rd place. On the opposite side, Orlando City will have 17 points like Montreal Impact to move down in the 7th place.
Orlando City will play away against Austin on the 23rd of May with a 0-0 head to head statistic.
Toronto: Formation and Lineups
Toronto started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Bob Bradley chose to play with the following team: Alex Bono , Kosi Thompson , Lukas MacNaughton , Carlos Salcedo , Luca Petrasso , Deandre Kerr , Michael Bradley , Ralph Priso , Jordan Perruzza , Jesús Jiménez and Jayden Nelson .
Toronto made 2 changes: R. Priso-Mbongue for A. Akinola (46′) and J. Perruzza for P. Rothrock (58′).
Best player: Alex Bono
The player that probably impressed the most for Toronto was the goalkeeper: Alex Bono. His rating is 7.34. He performed 4 saves.
Orlando City: Formation and Lineups
Orlando City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Óscar Alexander Pareja Gómez played with: Pedro Gallese , Ruan , Rodrigo Schlegel , Robin Jansson , João Moutinho , César Araújo , Andrés Perea , Júnior Urso , Mauricio Pereyra , Facundo Torres and Ercan Kara .
Orlando City made 4 changes: A. Perea for J. Mulraney (64′), E. Kara for Pato (76′), F. Torres for K. Smith (76′) and M. Pereyra for J. Mendez (87′).
Top player: Mauricio Pereyra
The player who no doubt impressed Orlando City the most was Mauricio Pereyra even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 51 passes (84% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 13. He performed 7 crosses.
Results of the day
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