Toronto FC II's run in the MLS Next Pro playoffs ended last weekend in a wild 4-3 extra-time loss to Columbus Crew 2. But there will still be plenty of Canadian — and ex-TFC — content on display Saturday when the Columbus reserve side takes on St. Louis City 2 in the league's inaugural championship game. Columbus president and GM Tim Bezbatchenko helped turn TFC around before leaving for his hometown club in Ohio in January 2019 while Jaime McMillan, the Crew vice-president of soccer administrat
The Serbia international, who has scored six times in the top flight this season, was withdrawn in the first half of Fulham's 4-1 defeat against Newcastle last weekend with ligament damage in his foot. Manager Marco Silva hopes the injury to his star striker is not serious, but admits he faces a race against time to be fit for Fulham's clash at the London Stadium. "He [Mitrovic] is still a doubt," said Silva ahead of the trip to Newcastle. Silva revealed that Mitrovic sustained the injury as he scored a hat-trick in Serbia's 4-1 Nations League win over Sweden on September 24.
After a succession of injuries limited the striker to just 11 appearances last season, Bamford has also suffered a disrupted start to this term. "First of all, it's worth noting that we feel that Cree Summerville is in the best form since I've been here," Marsch said.