The late game meltdowns just won’t stop, will they?
Leading the Philadelphia Union 1-0 at PPL Park on Saturday, Ashtone Morgan was sent off for his second yellow in the 88th minute, and Union’s Jack McInerney netted a dramatic stoppage-time equalizer as both sides settled for a draw.
This comes hot on the heels of Toronto’s last game against Dallas, when they had to score two goals in the last six minutes to salvage a point.
For a large part of the game TFC delivered a solid tactical performance, with everyone pressing and covering each other. Goalkeeper Joe Bendik was outstanding all game for Toronto, finishing with nine saves, including a game-saving stop on Antoine Hoppenot in the final minute. Were it not for Bendik, Philadelphia might have scored more.
The sending off of the 22-year-old Morgan, a TFC Academy graduate and Canadian international, was the most critical moment of the game, and ultimately hindered Toronto’s chances of picking up all three points. Manager Ryan NelsonRead More »from TFC up to their old tricks against Union