Result of the Tuesday July 27, 2010 CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary game between Toronto FC and CD Montagua of Honduras played at BMO Field in Toronto at 8:00pm.

Toronto FC (all red, white names and numbers)

..............24 Stefan Frei
33 Maxim Usanov...3 Nana Attakora...12 Adrian Cann...4 Nick Garcia
23 Jacob Peterson...15 Joseph Nane...14 Dwayne DeRosario (cpt)...6 Julian de Guzman
..........19 Chad Barrett...17 O'Brian White

Subs:...1 Jon Conway (gk)...8 Dan Gargan (mid)...10 Mista (fwd)...21 Nick LaBrocca (mid)...27 Gabe Gala (mid)...29 Maicon Santos (fwd)... 34 Ravis Hscanovics (def)
team officials:...head coach Preki

CD Motagua (black socks, navy shorts and shirts, white numbers)

................22 Donaldo Morales
23 Sergio Mendoza...3 Guillermo Diaz...12 Ivan Guerrero...21 Emilion Izaguirre
6 Mauricio Weber...8 Jorge Claros...16 Johnny Leveron...20 Amadou Guevara (cpt)...10 Charles Cordoba
..................7 Georgie Welcome

Subs:...25 Marlon Licona (gk)...5 Milton Reyes (def)...9 Shannon Welcome (fwd)...11 Macelo Dos Santos (fwd)...13 Ronald Martinez (mid) ...26 David Molina (def)...36 Javier Portillo (def)
team officials:...head coach Ramon Enrique Maradiaga

Game officials:...referee Terry Vaughn (USA)...referee's assistants George Gansner (USA) and Adam Wienckowski (USA)...fourth official Steven DePiero CAN)...(green shirts, black shorts and socks)

1st Half:...game starts 8:07pm...TFC defend south end on this warm evening with the sun in the northwest and a wind from the west.
3 min...TFC Peterson long throw-in from left has CDM Guevara clear ball from box with kick after ball bounced high through box.
5 min...CDM Izaguirre cross from 30 yards on left has defender stop in box and CDM Cordoba takes 15 yard shot that's blocked by defender.
6 min...TFC Barrett rush on left and 25 yard shot deflects off defender's head for cornerkick.
7 min...TFC Peterson high cornerkick from left has goalie catch in crowd of players on right.
8 min...CDM Welcome 20 yard shot on right is stopped by TFC Attakora at 6 yards for throw-in on right.
9 min...CDM Guevara 22 yard freekick from right has TFC Usanov head ball away from right side.
10 min...CDM Weber has goal called back as offside when ball deflects off TFC DeRosario at 25 yards and pops over defenders to leave CDM player alone on left side of box although TFC goalie had slid out and swatted ball off player's arm.
11 min...TFC Peterson throw-in from right has nearest defender Guerrero head ball away.
13 min...CDM Izaguirre rush on left cross from 35 yards to falling CDM Welcome at 15 yards who heads ball wide left for throw-in.
14 min...CDM Weber gets cross on right at 10 yards but TFC Garcia checks ball away for throw-in.
15 min...TFC Barrett 40 yard cross from left sideline bounces wide right and over endline for goalkick before TFC Peterson can get to it.
16 min...CDM goalie makes bad clearance on pass back and has TFC DeRosario blast 30 yarder high and wide left of net.
17 min...TFC de Guzman passes forward to TFC White and CDM defender concedes cornerkick checking him off ball.
17 min...TFC Peterson cornerkick from left has goalie punch ball away.
17 min...TFC Nane rolls cross from 25 yards on left and CDM Guerrero slides in to block TFC White from 10 yard shot who'd put ball behind other defenders and ball deflects for cornerkick.
18 min...TFC player's cornerkick from left is punched away on near left post by goalie.
19 min...TFC Chad Barrett GOAL...TFC Dwayne DeRosario steals ball on right and runs towards goal and passes ball over from 30 yards on the right through a defender and Barrett gets to pass charging up middle at 20 yards and low shot scores from 15 yards into middle of net past goalie Donaldo Morales sliding at 11 yards.
20 min...TFC Nane chips 40 yard pass down middle but charging TFC de Guzman is just a few steps behind it and can't get to it before it rolls over end line.
22 min...TFC Peterson gets pass at center line from left and runs up middle, stops at 30 yards and fires high and wide left.
23 min...TFC defenders twice prevent CDM players from rolling ball into TFC box.
24 min...TFC DeRosario 40 yard pass from left rolls through to goalie just a step ahead of TFC White.
26 min...TFC Peterson long throw-in from right is headed back to him and he pushes ball over end line for goalkick when he can't get by CDM Izaguirre.
28 min...CDM Guevara chips ball forward on right from 25 yards and TFC Cann clears away from CDM Cordoba at 6 yards on right.
29 min...CDM Izaguirre cross from left when TFC Usanov slips and TFC Garcia clears inside 6 yard box.
30 min...CDM Izaguirre pushes ball foward too far for CDM Guevarra and over end line for goalkick.
31 min...TFC Usanov rush on right and cross into box has goalie punch ball away on left post and TFC DeRosario blasts 30 yarder down middle and over net when TFC de Guzman taps him pass.
32 min...CDM Welcome can't draw Penalty kick when he tangles with TFC Usanov while trying to get to cross from CDM Weber.
34 min...CDM Weber ends CDM pressure on edge of box with 20 yard blast that TFC Cann blocks with head.
35 min...TFC White passes wide left to TFC de Guzman who shoots low 16 yarder that goalie smothers.
36 min...CDM Izaguirre on left crosses high ball from 25 yards to left side of box but TFC Garcia clears.
36 min...CDM Mendoza runs down right line and rolls cross into box from 25 yards that TFC Cann stops and clears.
37 min...TFC goalie charges out to right to slide and clear through ball ahead of CDM Welcome.
38 min...TFC Barrett rush up middle to get to ball at 40 yards on ball sent up middle by TFC Garcia from deep in own end but stops and is checked off ball by CDM Mendoza who caught him on edge of box.
40 min...CDM Welcome rush to through ball on right and can't draw Penalty kick when TFC Cann checks him off ball for goalkick.
42 min...CDM Claros ends pressure with 22 yard low shot up middle wide left after getting tapped back pass.
42 min...TFC White wins cornerkick on 30 yard blast middle that's deflected off CDM Leveron wide of net.
43 min...TFC Peterson cornerkick from right has TFC O'Brian head 12 yarder over net.
44 min...CDM Welcome can't get past TFC Cann on right on two attempts.
44:21 min...half ends 8:53pm.

2nd Half:...starts 9:10pm.
halftime subs:...CDM Portillo replaces Cordoba.
.................CDM Martinez replaces Guevara.
.................TFC Maicon replaces Barrett.
.................TFC Gargan replaces Usanov.
45 min...TFC Maicon rush up left and cross from 20 yards on endline is caught by goalie on jump in front of TFC player.
46 min...TFC Peterson long throw-in from right has defender head ball away from edge of box.
48 min...TFC Maicon checked off ball on rush to 20 yards after receiving pass up middle at 40 yards.
49 min...TFC goalie smothers 28 yard shot from CDM Portillo from left.
50 min...TFC YELLOW card...Maicon for pushing defender Mendoza at CDM 20 yards.
53 min...TFC de Guzman gets pass and taps backheel to TFC DeRosario and his low 22 yard shot is blocked by defender at 15 yards.
53 min...TFC Peterson 22 yard shot is blasted up middle and well over net.
54 min...CDM goalie charges to right to clear through ball out of bounds before TFC White can get to it.
55 min...TFC Gargan long throw-in from right has defenders head away from edge of box.
55 min...TFC DeRosario rolls pass from left sideline from 30 yards and defender clears out of bounds.
57 min...TFC de Guzman blasts 20 yarder up middle well over net high and wide left.
58 min...CDM Izaguirre cross from 25 yards on left has goalie palm ball through box.
60 min...CDM Weber pass to CDM Welcome who puts ball into net from 7 yards but flagged offside.
62 min...TFC sub...Mista replaces White.
62 min...TFC Peterson gets header from TFC Mista and shoots 18 yarder just over net.
63 min...CDM Izaguirre blasts 35 yarder up middle well high and wide left of net.
64 min...CDM Izaguirre 20 yard shot from left is sent through box wide right of net.
68 min...CDM goalie charges out to dive on through ball on right ahead of TFC Maicon.
70 min...CDM Portillo 45 yard freekick tap over to left sideline has CDM Izaguirre cross is cleared from edge of box.
71 min...CDM Izaguirre cross low has TFC Attakora stumble and concede cornerkick from 4 yards.
72 min...CDM Izaguirre cornerkick from left is high and defenders clear from inside box.
72 min...TFC DeRosario rush for ball and partially blocked shot from 10 yards has goalie dive to block and defender head ball back to goalie.
73 min...TFC de Guzman cross from left 25 yards has defender clear from box.
74 min...TFC Peterson blasts 20 yard shot from right that deflects off defender wide left of net.
75 min...CDM sub...Reyes replaces Weber.
75 min...TFC Mista cornerkick from left has defenders clear for fast break.
76 min...CDM Reyes cross from left has two CDM players including Cordoba and Welcome miss connecting from 12 yards.
77 min...CDM Izaguirre cross from 20 yards on left has goalie smother ball.
78 min...CDM YELLOW card...Leveron for jostling and shirt grab on TFC Santos on right edge of box.
79 min...TFC Mista 22 yard freekick from right is over net.
80 min...CDM Leveron 30 yard freekick from right has TFC Mista standing behind player wall deflect ball wide right at 10 yards.
81 min...CDM player's cornerkick tapped out and another CDM player crosses ball in from right at 25 yards and has CDM Mendoza at 8 yards backward header has goalie catch on right post.
83 min...CDM Welcome cross from 15 yards on left and CDM Portillo misses ball at 5 yards. CSM Mendoza is injured on the play and so is TFC Cann as they both slide to kick at ball before ball goes to Welcome.
86 min...TFC de Guzman rolls 30 yarder up middle wide left after making interception.
88 min...TFC DeRosario on right pops up chip from 22 yards into box but defender clears before Santos can get to it at 6 yards.
89 min...CDM Welcome has run on left but TFC Attakora slides at 5 yards and concedes cornerkick.
90 min...TFC DeRosario shot from 20 yards has ball deflect off defender and forward to TFC Maicon and rolls forward for goalie to dive on at 7 yards.
90 min...CDM Welcome pops header from 10 yards wide left of net on one-touch.
92 min...CDM Izaguirre wins cornerkick from left when tipped out by retreating defender TFC Nane.
92 min...CDM Martinez cornerkick from left has goalie punch ball through box on right side of box for a throw-in.
93 min...game ends 9:58pm.

Final Score:.....Toronto FC......1..........CD Motagua.........0......

Attendance was announced as 18891 on this warm evening. This was not part of the season's ticket package but we were allowed first chance at buying tickets. Some tickets were given to ticket holders of the Los Angeles Galaxy game who couldn't make their way through the G20 disturbances last month.

A Man of the Match was not announced this game. Maybe that is a policy of the CONCACAF competition. There is a policy that no national anthems are played before the game so fans starting singing 'O Canada' while we waited for the game to start.

Stefan Frei earned the shutout for TFC. CDM goalie Donaldo Morales stopped taking goal kicks in the second half after he was injured.

Motagua's roster includes four players who were on the Honduran national team that was at the World Cup less than a month ago. Defenders Sergio Mendoza and Emilio Izaguirre, midfielder Amadou Guevara, and forward Georgie Welcome were those players. It is currently the pre-season in Honduras so players may not have performed their best.

Motagua's uniforms have the Pepsi logo on the chests. Instead of names on their back shoulders, they all said Gatorade.

TFC players were sitting back in the second half which was dangerous as it gave Motagua a few chances to score the equalizer.

Toronto FC got the win which was absolutely important but it may not be enough because now they have to go down to Honduras next week for the rematch. Total goals break any kind of tie and the away goals rule comes into effect if goals are equal. TFC should have had a few more goals. A win of 3 or 4 nothing would have made things much easier. Stories have been circulating for the last week about trouble that Canadian teams have had over the years with biased referees and hostile crowds.

Summary from MLS.com

General Game Stats
  		Toronto Motagua 
Shots on goal 	5 	2 
Shots wide 	13 	4 
Fouls 		18 	10 
Corner Kicks 	5 	3 
Offsides 	4 	0 
Possession 	55% 	45% 

TFC starters

CD Motagua starters

Motagua freekick

TFC Chad Barrett tries to pass to TFC Dwayne DeRosario

ball flies

Motagua Ivan Guerrero chased by TFC Jacob Peterson.

Motagua Jorge Claros is down on this play.

TFC Julian de Guzman in dust up with Motagua player

TFC players after game salute the south end stand.

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