MLS Game Summary - Seattle at Toronto FC|
(Saturday, June 18, 2011)
From The Sports Network
Final Score: Seattle 1, Toronto FC 0
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Seattle Sounders FC didn't even need 11 players
to beat Toronto FC on Saturday.
Fredy Montero scored in the 90th minute and 10-man Seattle edged Toronto, 1-0,
at BMO Field to extend the Canadian club's winless streak to eight matches in
Major League Soccer.
Despite playing over 40 minutes with just 10 players following the ejection of
defender John Kennedy Hurtado, Seattle (6-4-7) extended its undefeated run to
Toronto (2-6-9), which last won May 7 against the Houston Dynamo, was shutout
for the fifth time during its eight-game slide. TFC is winless in four matches
at home during the winless streak with two losses and two draws.
Seattle nearly scored inside two minutes, as Michael Fucito skimmed the right
post on an angled shot from the left side. From that point, Toronto FC had the
only shot on goal in the first half.
Hurtado's ejection four minutes after half - he earned his second yellow card
for a foul on Alen Stevanovic - gave Toronto a man advantage, but the Canadian
side failed to take advantage.
Javier Martina hit the right post in the 81st minute for Toronto, but that was
one of the few chances over the final 40 minutes for the home side.
Montero punished Toronto in the final minute, as he curled a 25-yard free kick
around the wall and into the upper-right corner for his third goal of the year
and the match-winner.
Seattle will try to build on the win Thursday when it hosts Red Bull New York.
Toronto takes its winless streak to Real Salt Lake on June 25.
06/18 21:39:44 ET