Philadelphia Union v. Toronto FC

Toronto, ON – Toronto FC fresh off their 4th consecutive Canadian Championship looked to get its first points in MLS play against the visiting the Philadelphia Union. Goals this season have be difficult for winless Toronto FC and at times Philly that has found itself in a similar position in failing to find the back of the net. It took 88 mins of hard fought play for Toronto get its first points on the season with a goal by Danny Koevermans.

It seemed fitting that Danny Kovermans scored since early in the week he claimed his team to be “worst team in the world”. Toronto FC finally won their first game of the season, topping the Union 1-0 on Saturday at BMO Field. With the win it ended a MLS-record nine-game losing streak to open TFC’s season.

Both teams wasted numerous chances throughout the first and second halves before Koevermans finally scored the match’s lone goal in the 88th minute. The goal was hardly pretty, as Koevermans hit the ball in off his knee after Union third-string goalkeeper Chris Konopka left a rebound from Nick Soolsma’s shot.

The Philadelphia Union came so close walking out Saturday one point but now a lot questions Toronto as asked itself all season are being asking in Philadelphia. The Union last won a match on April 21 and have just one point in their last five matches. At 2-7-2 on the season, only TFC currently has a worse record in MLS. To make matter worse, Philly was outplayed in this match and TFC could beat them by larger score if wasn’t for the great play in goal by Chris Konopka.

– Charlie Flowe (@‏DJFlowe)

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