Result of the Saturday September 11th, 2010 MLS game between Toronto FC and D.C. United played at BMO Field in Toronto at 4:00pm.

Toronto FC (all red, white names and numbers)

..............24 Stefan Frei
4 Nick Garcia...3 Nana Attakora...12 Adrian Cann...34 Raivis Hscanovics
8 Dan Gargan...6 Julian de Guzman...14 Dwayne DeRosario (cpt)...25 Martin Saric
.........10 Mista...29 Maicon Santos

Subs:...1 Jon Conway (gk)...15 Joseph Nane (mid)...17 O'Brian White (fwd)...20 Ty Harden (def)...21 Nick LaBrocca (mid)...23 Jacob Peterson (mid)...28 Doneil Henry (def)
team officials:...head coach Preki

D.C. United (all black, white names and numbers)

...............23 Troy Perkins
16 Jordan Graye...5 Dejan Jakovic...2 Julius James...12 Jed Zayner
14 Andy Njar...6 Kurt Morsink...20 Stephen King...25 Santino Quaranta (cpt)
..........9 Danny Allsopp...21 Pablo Hernandez

Subs:...--Chase Harrison (gk)...8 Carey Talley (def)...18 Devon McTavish (def)...19 Clyde Simms (mid)...27 Branko Boskovic (mid)...99 Jaime Moreno (fwd)
head coach Ben Olsen

Game officials:...referee Micheal Kennedy...referee's assistants Paul Scott and Chris Strickland...fourth official Geoff Gamble...(teal shirts, black shorts and socks)

1st Half:...game starts 4:08pm...TFC defend north end on this warm and hazy afternoon with the sun in the west.
10 sec...TFC Gargan is injured on check near center line from DCU Zayner.
1 min...TFC DeRosario on rush rolls cross from 22 yards near end line and defender Graye slows for goalie to grab.
4 min...TFC Mista checked off ball on edge of DCU box down middle without getting away shot.
4 min...DCU Quaranta 22 yard bending shot from right is just over bar.
5 min...TFC DeRosario rushes up middle past defenders and blasts 22 yard shot that hits right post and deflects for throw-in.
7 min...DCU Najar 20 yard shot from right hits left goal post but play was flagged offside because DCU Hernandez got head to it.
10 min...TFC Hscanovics 30 yard shot from left is rolled to goalie instead of a pass to a choice of TFC players.
10 min...DCU Najar crosses ball into box from 25 yards on right and DCU Hernandez can't quite turn header from 12 yards and ball flies wide left for goalkick.
13 min...DCU Quaranta 50 yard freekick from left has TFC Cann pop header out right side of box.
15 min...DCU Hernandez rolls 25 yard shot up middle wide right of net after rush up middle.
19 min...DCU Quaranta rush on left beats TFC Garcia on sideline but pushes ball over end line before crossing ball into box.
21 min...TFC Mista 45 yard freekick from right has goalie catch ball over charging TFC Cann at 5 yards.
22 min...DCU Quaranta cornerkick from left is short and passed back to him for him to cross ball over to right side of box where TFC Cann heads ball out right side of box and and cross tries are blocked before they can get into box.
23 min...DCU King is passed ball from right end line and he shanks his 20 yard kick from right and defender TFC Attakora clears ball.
25 min...DCU Morsink gets tapped over pass from right and 25 yard shot down middle is well over net.
26 min...DCU Hernandez and TFC de Guzman are both injured 25 yards apart in TFC end.
30 min...TFC goalie comes out to edge of box on left for through ball.
31 min...TFC Santos one-touch push of pass from TFC Mista to 25 yards rolled to goalie from 15 yards down middle.
31 min...DCU Hernandez wins cornerkick when rush to middle and sliding defender deflects 22 yard shot wide right.
32 min...DCU Hernandez cornerkick from right is through upstretched hands of goalie and TFC Attakora on left post has DCU Allsopp turn and blast 10 yarder well over net from left.
33 min...DCU Najar on rush on right to 20 yards pushes ball forward to DCU Graye but ball rolls over end line before it can be played.
34 min...TFC Mista cross from right from 10 yards inside crowd in box has goalie grab when ball drops on left of net.
35 min...TFC Santos 20 yard shot from left after receiving long pass is well over net.
36 min...DCU Allsopp gets pass forward to DCU Hernandez who taps it back over to him and his shot is deflected at 15 yards by sliding TFC goalie and ball flies high for cornerkick.
37 min...DCU Hernandez cornerkick from right has TFC Garcia pop up header on right post and TFC defender Attakora eventually clears.
39 min...TFC Gargan blasts 30 yard shot in crowd down middle well over net.
41 min...TFC Mista 35 yard freekick from right has goalie catch on left post in front of TFC DeRosario.
43 min...TFC Gargan long throw-in from right over head of TFC Cann but he turns and slides to shoot 10 yarder well over net up middle.
46 min...TFC Gargan wastes time that he doesn't get away throw-in at DCU 30 yards on right.
46 min...half ends 4:43pm.

The halftime entertainment was another Pizza Pizza sponsored "Meal or No Meal" contest. The contest won the grand prize of 12 pizzas again. I think there's a tip-off before the contest starts. Another contestant won all of us fans a Metro (grocery chain) debit card by guessing a trivia question that Jim Brennan was TFC's first captain. We got our cards on the way out. We won't know what it's worth until we go into the store.

2nd Half:...starts 5:11pm.
halftime sub:...TFC LaBrocca replaces Hscanovics.
46 min...DCU Najar and DCU Quaranta mess up a 2 on 1 play with Quaranta sliding for 7 yard shot wide left of net.
48 min...TFC Santos through ball pass from 30 yards too far for TFC DeRosario on right over for goalkick.
49 min...DCU Zayner cross from left has TFC goalie punch ball away at 10 yards and DCU Hernandez receives pass through defenders and off balance shoots well wide of left of net from 12 yards.
52 min...TFC YELLOW card...de Guzman earns it for tripping DCU Najar at TFC 45 yards on right.
52 min...DCU Hernandez long freekick from 55 yards on right has DCU Quaranta on right end line kick ball into 6 yard box but TFC Mista clears.
54 min...DCU Hernandez 55 yard freekick from right is stopped before reaching box.
56 min...DCU Zayner rolls cross from 15 yards on left and TFC Attakora slides to concede cornerkick.
57 min...DCU Quaranta cornerkick from left has ball headed back to him and his recross is headed down on right side of box by DCU players but TFC players recover and get away on fast break.
58 min...TFC Gargan throw-in from right has goalie catch in crowd of players in box.
58 min...DCU Hernandez short cross from right on rush has DCU Allsopp shoot over bar from 18 yards.
60 min...DCU Allsopp rolls cross from 25 yards on far right through players in box and DCU Quaranta on left crosses from 25 yards to center of box and DCU Hernandez 15 yard shot down middle is blocked by defender. DCU Morsink ends pressure with 22 yard shot up middle that's smothered by goalie.
61 min...TFC sub...Nane replaces Saric.
61 min...DCU James 65 yard freekick from left bounces over players and wide right of net.
62 min...TFC Gargan long throw-in from right bounces through DCU box unplayed.
64 min...DCU Allsopp rush on left with TFC Attakora who blocks 10 yard cross.
65 min...DCU Quaranta cornerkick from left has ball popped up and cleared on right.
66 min...DCU Zayner cross from left deflects back off him for goalkick.
68 min...TFC sub...White replaces Santos.
69 min...TFC Mista slides and rolls 12 yard shot wide left from left when TFC Garcia centers him pass.
71 min...DCU Hernandez 50 yard shot down middle wide well right with pass opportunities.
72 min...DCU sub...Boskovic replaces Hernandez.
75 min...DCU Boskovic cornerkick from right has TFC Cann leap and head ball away on right side.
75 min...DCU Quaranta on right crossed ball through TFC box and defender clears.
76 min...DCU Quaranta 30 yard freekick from left has DCU James heads but can't turn ball from 7 yards so ball is wide right for goalkick.
78 min...TFC Nane 50 yard shot down middle is wide right of net but earns a cornerkick because defender tipped it wide from 20 yards.
78 min...TFC LaBrocca cornerkick from right has TFC Mista on left head 10 yarder wide right over net.
79 min...DCU Allsopp wins freekick near right cornerflag when TFC Cann pushes him over from behind as he had his back turned to net.
80 min...DCU Julius James GOAL...DCU Boskovic 25 yard freekick from right has ball flicked down at 5 yards on right post by DCU Danny Allsopp and and ball land at center of box where TFC Attakora faces James. James spins around towards left and Attakora falls to try to get foot to ball. James gets away 5 yard shot to left corner of net with goalie Stefan Frei anchored to center of net.
81 min...TFC LaBrocca cornerkick from right has knock around on left side of box and TFC Mista has shot blocked and TFC Attakora head from 5 yards that goalie bats away but play is ruled offside.
82 min...TFC Gargan long throw-in from right has TFC Attakora try to twist header on edge of box but ball cleared.
83 min...TFC Garcia 50 yard ball down the middle has TFC Cann tip from 25 yards but goalie catches.
84 min...TFC Gargan pushes pass to TFC DeRosario and sends through pass from 35 yards to no one up middle.
86 min...TFC DeRosario 55 yard freekick down middle has TFC White chest down and TFC LaBrocca shoot ball down middle wide left from 20 yards.
87 min...TFC LaBrocca 35 yard cross from right has DCU James head away from right edge of box.
87 min...TFC Gargan long throw-in from right has TFC Attakora pop header up from right edge of box and goalie swat ball wide while jumping to be beside left post for cornerkick over TFC Mista.
88 min...TFC LaBrocca cornerkick from left is partially cleared and TFC Garcia heads high ball from 20 yards that goalie punches away over crowd of players in the box. TFC White misses connecting on 12 yard kick and whistle blown down for knock down in box.
89 min...DCU Najar high cross from left is over players in box and out right side of box.
89 min...DCU sub...Talley replaces Najar.
90 min...DCU Graye injured at DCU 40 yards in crash with TFC Cann as both jumped for ball.
94 min...TFC goalie long punt up field bounces to goalie.
95 min...game ends 6:01pm.

Final Score:.....Toronto FC......0..........D.C. United.........1........

Attendance was announced as 20,395. I don't think that many people actually showed up for the game as there were empty seats.

The Man of the Match (who is always a TFC player) was named as goalie Stefan Frei. Troy Perkins earned the shutout for DCU with a few good stops.

Today the TFC fans were openly booing the team especially near the end of the game. It started with the missed opportunities of passes to no one and the frequent chances of the last place DC United team. The mantra this week in the press and by the team was the team HAD to win this game to have a chance to make the playoffs. There were TFC passes to no one. The timing was all off and Mista and Maicon Santos didn't fit well together.

Fans started to sing the chorus of the Twisted Sister 1980s pop song "We're Not Gonna Take It" to show their disgust.

The TFC defence let DCU have too many chances. DCU had only scored 15 goals until today's game in 23 that they'd played this season. They were among the three worst defensive teams letting in 37 goals this season. DCU's best player was Andy Najar who is only 17 years old and from Honduras.

***[Later in the week, MLSE fired both general manager Mo Johnson after being with the club since Day 1 and head coach Preki who had been in charge since the beginning of the season. Assistant coach Nick Dasovic has been named the interim head coach and TFC Academy executive Earl Cochrane the interim general manager].

stats from MLS.com

D.C. United 1, at Toronto FC 0
BMO Field 
Attendance: 20,395 

D.C. United (5-16-3)
Toronto FC (7-10-7)

Scoring Summary:
DC -- Julius James 1 (unassisted) 81 

Misconduct Summary:
TOR -- Julian de Guzman (caution; Reckless Tackle) 53 

Comparison  TORONTO FC   D.C. UNITED   
Shots 		9   		10 
Shots on Goal 	1   		3 
Saves 		2   		1 
Fouls 		9   		9 
Offsides 	5   		5 
Corner Kicks 	2   		6 

D.C. United -- Troy Perkins, Jordan Graye, Dejan Jakovic, Julius James, Jed Zayner, Santino Quaranta, Kurt Morsink, Andy Najar 
(Carey Talley 89), Stephen King, Danny Allsopp, Pablo Hernandez (Branko Boskovic 72). 

Substitutes Not Used: Devon McTavish, Jaime Moreno, Clyde Simms, Chase Harrison. 

Toronto FC -- Stefan Frei, Raivis Hscanovics (Nick LaBrocca 46), Nana Attakora, Adrian Cann, Nick Garcia, Dwayne De Rosario, 
Julian de Guzman, Mista, Dan Gargan, Martin Saric (Joseph Nane 62), Maicon Santos (O'Brian White 69). 

Substitutes Not Used: Ty Harden, Jacob Peterson, Jon Conway, Doneil Henry. 

Referee: Michael Kennedy 
Referee's Assistants: -Paul Scott; Chris Strickland 
4th Official: Geoff Gamble 

Time of Game: 1:52 

Weather: Clear-and-68-degrees 

TFC starters

DC United starters

TFC Maicon Santos (29) and Mista (10) take opening kick off.

TFC Mista on rush.

TFC Martin Saric in center circle.

TFC Julian de Guzman on rush.

DCU Jordan Graye with ball and TFC Martin Saric chasing him.

DCU freekick in TFC end.

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