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MLS Game Summary - Toronto at San Jose



(Saturday, July 11, 2009)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Toronto 3, San Jose 1

Santa Clara, CA (Sports Network) - Toronto FC moved into a tie atop Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference table with a 3-1 win at the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

Chad Barrett scored two goals and Pablo Vitti scored the game-winner as the Reds earned their eighth victory of the season, but just their second on the road.

Barrett scored the game's first goal just five minutes in after Dwayne De Rosario flipped the ball over his head from the goal line with two defenders on his back. Barrett came in and volleyed the chance home from close range for the early lead.

San Jose's Darren Huckerby leveled things up just after the half-hour mark, but Vitti scored his second goal of the season in the 54th minute to put the visitors back up a goal.

Barrett added the insurance in the 69th minute when he broke in on goal on a breakaway, deked around goalkeeper Joe Cannon and fired into an open net for his fourth goal of the season.

Toronto (8-6-4) will aim to continue its current form when it hosts Houston next Saturday, while San Jose (3-9-4) will try to earn a positive result at Chicago on the same day in it next MLS match.

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