Seattle Sounders 2-0 Toronto: A surprise win against Toronto

TORONTO. Seattle Sounders had a surprising win over Toronto with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Teves (39') and a goal from F. Montero (60').

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TORONTO. Seattle Sounders had a surprising win over Toronto with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Teves (39′) and a goal from F. Montero (60′). Toronto was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).​

The match was played at the BMO Field stadium in Toronto on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Silviu Petrescu who had the assistance of Andrew Bigelow and Lyes Arfa. The 4th official was Ismir Pekmic. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 23.2 degrees Celsius or 73.78 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 39%.​

Match Statistics

Toronto was in firm control of the ball 62% while Seattle Sounders was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Toronto was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. Anyhow, Seattle Sounders managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Toronto shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Seattle Sounders shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Toronto received 1 yellow card (C. Salcedo). On the opposite side, Seattle Sounders received 4 yellow cards (L. Alves Chu Franco, N. Tolo, N. Lodeiro and D. Leyva).

After playing this match, Toronto will stay with 18 points to move down in the 23rd place. On the opposite side, Seattle Sounders will have 26 points like Dallas and Nashville SC to move down in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 14'
    14'

    L. Alves Chu Franco

  • 31'
    31'

    C. Salcedo

  • 34'
    34'

    N. Tolo

  • 39'
    39'

    D. Teves

    L. Alves Chu Franco

  • 47'
    47'

    D. Kerr

    A. Akinola

  • 48'
    48'

    J. Marshall-Rutty

    L. Petrasso

  • 60'
    60'

    E. Dobbelaere

    D. Teves

  • 60'
    60'

    K. Rowe

    J. Medranda

  • 60'
    60'

    F. Montero

    N. Lodeiro

  • 70'
    70'

    N. Lodeiro

  • 72'
    72'

    J. Atencio

    L. Alves Chu Franco

  • 79'
    79'

    R. Priso-Mbongue

    J. Nelson

  • 86'
    86'

    R. Baker-Whiting

    F. Montero

  • 90'
    90'

    D. Leyva

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, Toronto will host SJ Earthquakes on the 9th of July with a 6-5 head to head in favor of SJ Earthquakes (6 draws).

Seattle Sounders will host Portland Timbers on the 9th of July with a 15-14 head to head in favor of Seattle Sounders (7 draws).

Toronto: Formation and Lineups

Toronto started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Bob Bradley chose to play with the following team: Quentin Westberg (6.1), Kosi Thompson (6.5), Chris Mavinga (6.7), Carlos Salcedo (7.0), Luca Petrasso (6.8), Alejandro Pozuelo (6.6), Jonathan Osorio (6.9), Michael Bradley (7.1), Jayden Nelson (6.6), Ayo Akinola (6.8) and Jesús Jiménez (6.9).

Substitutes

Toronto made 3 changes: A. Akinola for D. Kerr (47′), L. Petrasso for J. Marshall-Rutty (48′) and J. Nelson for R. Priso-Mbongue (79′).

Top player: Michael Bradley

The player who no doubt impressed Toronto the most was Michael Bradley.

His rating is (7.1) with 70 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 15. He performed 1 cross.

Seattle Sounders: Formation and Lineups

Seattle Sounders started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the other side, Brian Schmetzer played with: Stefan Cleveland (7.6), Yeimar Gómez Andrade (7.1), Jackson Ragen (6.8), Nouhou Tolo (7.0), Alex Roldán (7.4), Danny Leyva (7.1), Nicolás Lodeiro (7.1), Jimmy Medranda (7.3), Dylan Teves (6.9), Fredy Montero (7.4) and Léo Chú (7.4).

Substitutes

Seattle Sounders made 4 changes: D. Teves for E. Dobbelaere (60′), J. Medranda for K. Rowe (60′), L. Alves Chu Franco for J. Atencio (72′) and F. Montero for R. Baker-Whiting (86′).

Best player: Stefan Cleveland

The player that probably impressed the most for Seattle Sounders was the goalkeeper: Stefan Cleveland. His rating is 7.60. He performed 6 saves.

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