Toronto FC, New England could decide Group C winner

First place in Group C of the MLS Is Back Tournament could be decided when Toronto FC faces the New England Revolution on Tuesday morning in the Orlando area.

Toronto and New England are tied atop the group table with four points.

A draw between the two clubs could allow third-place D.C. United to finish first on tiebreakers, should D.C. defeat the Montreal Impact on Tuesday night.

The top two teams in each of the six tournament groups qualify to the knockout round, with the top four third-place teams also advancing.

Ayo Akinola and Alejandro Pozuelo have been the story of the tournament for Toronto FC (2-0-2, 8 points).

The 20-year-old Akinola has recorded five goals, 샌즈카지노 with Pozuelo assisting on four of those scores as part of his five total helpers in games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

“[Akinola has] got an experienced guy like Pozuelo who is guiding him through the course of the game, helping him with some information, but also a guy who can provide you with some really good chances,” Toronto FC head coach Greg Vanney said.

“A player like Ayo on a team like us, he’s always going to get chances to score and he’s putting them away.”

On the opposite end of the finishing spectrum, New England (1-1-2, 5 points) has only four goals in 68 total shots over four matches on the 2020 season. The Revolution scored the opening goal in all four of those matches yet have just one victory to show for those early leads.

Despite outshooting D.C.

United by an 18-6 margin Friday, 샌즈카지노총판 the Revs played to a 1-1 draw. An ugly turnover from defender Antonio Mlinar Delamea led to D.C. United substitute Federico Higuain equalizing in the 72nd minute.

New England defender Brandon Bye didn’t blame Delamea for the “lapse of thought,” and he feels the Revolution are playing well enough overall to be due for 코인카지노 a breakout performance.

“We’re creating good chances, being solid at the defensive end and not giving up a lot of opportunities. We’re doing the right things,” Bye said.

Dating back to August 2019, Toronto FC are unbeaten (6-0-8) over their last 14 regular-season matches.

–Field Level Media