Result of the Saturday August 25, 2007 MLS game between Toronto FC and DC United played at BMO Field in Toronto at 7:30pm.
Toronto FC (red socks and shirts, white shorts, names and numbers)
.........................39 Kenny Stamatopoulos
3 Adam Braz...14 Tyrone Marshall...11 Jim Brennan (cpt)...12 Todd Dunivant
16 Marvell Wynne...33 Carl Robinson...6 Maurice Edu...13 Chris Pozniak
..................9 Danny Dichio...21 Collin Samuel
Subs:...22 David Monsalve (gk)...2 Andrew Boyens (def)...4 Marco Reda (def)...17 Joey Melo (mid)...20 Andrea Lombardo (fwd)...23 Miguel Canizalez (def)...29 Nana Attakora-Gyan (def)
team officials:...head coach Mo Johnston
DC United (all black, white names and numbers)
........................1 Troy Perkins
26 Bryan Namoff...18 Devon McTavish...6 Greg Vanney...4 Marc Burch
19 Clyde Simms...10 Christian Gomez (cpt)...16 Brian Carroll...7 Fred
.................15 Rod Dyachenko...33 Nicholas Addlery
Subs:...22 Jay Nolly (gk)...8 Justin Moose (mid)...12 Domenic Mediate (mid)...20 Guy-Roland Kpene (fwd)...24 Jeff Carroll (mid)...32 Bobby Boswell (def)...99 Jaime Moreno (fwd)
team officials:...head coach Tom Soehn
Game officials:...referee Silviu Petrescu...referee's assistants Daniel Belieau and Joe Fletcher...fourth official Paul Ward...(yellow shirts, black shorts and socks)
1st Half:...game starts 7:46pm...TFC defender south end on this mild evening with the sun below below the stadium lines.
1 min...TFC Dichio heads ball into DCU box on long ball upfield that has defender clear for throw-in.
1 min...TFC Dunivant 22 yard shot over net when throw-in from left came to him.
3 min...TFC Samuel low 25 yard shot on rush deflects wide for cornerkick.
3 min...TFC Robinson cornerkick from right has TFC Dichio head ball from 18 yards that deflects off defender for cornerkick.
4 min...TFC Robinson cornerkick from left has TFC Dichio pop up header.
4 min...DCU Gomez 28 yard freekick from left has ball deflect back to him and rebound kick blocked.
6 min...TFC players apply continuous pressure that has goalie block shot and TFC Dichio pop up header just wide of net from 2 yards as he crashed into goalie after TFC Edu had blasted 6 yard shot that goalie punched up.
7 min...DCU Fred GOAL...Fred on rush down left has low shot from 10 yards near end line and has ball deflect off sliding goalie Kenny Stamotopoulos and pop over him to bounce into net. The DCU goalkick that set up Fred's rush was flick-headed forward by DCU Addlery to Fred.
12 min...TFC Dichio can't quite get to ball crossed in from left but wins cornerkick.
12 min...TFC Braz bends cross in from right and TFC Dichio heads ball over net.
14 min...TFC Braz stays with DCU Dyachenko preventing his shot until he slips and knocks ball over end line for goalkick.
16 min...DCU Burch crosses ball from left into box and player's shot is blocked.
17 min...TFC Edu given ball and 25 yard roller blast is blocked by defender.
18 min...TFC goalie outleaps two DCU players for ball header back to him by defender.
19 min...TFC Wynne cross from right end line 15 yards is over players in box.
20 min...DCU Burch cornerkick from right has leaping defender head ball out of box.
26 min...TFC Braz sends ball into edge of box from right and TFC Dichio flicks 20 yard header to goalie.
27 min...TFC Braz cross from right is over players in box.
28 min...TFC Samuel on run on left takes low 25 yard shot that's smothered by goalie.
30 min...TFC Dichio tips ball up over defender and charging goalie beats TFC Edu to edge of box to grab ball.
32 min...TFC Dichio on rush on left crosses and retreating DCU Burch pops up header for goalie to catch.
33 min...TFC Dunivant 50 yard freekick has defender head ball away from edge of box.
34 min...TFC Dunvant 40 yard freekick has defender head ball away.
35 min...TFC Samuel cross from 25 yards on left is caught by leaping goalie.
35 min...TFC Robinson slides to boot 25 yard shot up middle over crowd of players in box and over net.
37 min...DCU defender pops up TFC Dichio's header in box with header of his own.
38 min...DCU YELLOW card...Dyachenko for knock at TFC 30 yards.
38 min...DCU Burch checks TFC Wynne off ball on right side of box.
39 min...TFC Robinson 30 yard freekick up middle bent wide left to TFC Dichio who heads centering ball but defender clears.
40 min...TFC Brennan 45 yard ball to edge of DCU box but goalie charges to catch.
41 min...TFC Robinson rolls 30 yard pass over end line on left as no TFC players runs in to play it.
42 min...DCU Addlery dekes TFC Marshall at 2 yards but rolls ball to goalie.
43 min...TFC Wynne cross into box has TFC player miss connecting.
44 min...TFC Braz 45 yard shot from right into box has defender clear.
45 min...TFC Samuel on pass to left is prevented from getting away shot.
46 min...half ends 8:32pm.
Halftime statistics have TFC leading 6-1 on shots on net.
2nd Half:...starts 8:48pm.
halftime subs:...DCU Moreno replaces Dyachenko.
45 min...DCU Fred on rush down left pushes ball over end line.
46 min...TFC Samuel turns and fires 28 yard bouncer up middle to goalie.
49 min...DCU Gomez 40 yard freekick from right has TFC Brennan block and clear from edge of box.
50 min...DCU Carroll cross from near right cornerflag has goalie punch ball out of box.
51 min...TFC Dichio flicks header off throw-in into DCU box but TFC Samuel flagged offside.
54 min...TFC YELLOW card...Dunivant for tugging down DCU Carroll breaking out at center line.
54 min...TFC goalie heads ball out of box when ball into box hangs in wind.
55 min...DCU YELLOW card...Carroll for sliding tackle on TFC Dunivant also sliding to ball at DCU 25 yards. TFC Dunivant injured in chest.
56 min...TFC Robinson 25 yards freekick from left has charging TFC Dichio head ball over net from 7 yards.
57 min...TFC Dichio taps ball back to TFC Robinson whose 22 yard shot deflects wide and high left for cornerkick.
58 min...TFC Robinson cornerkick from left has TFC Dunivant head from right and goalie catches.
60 min...DCU sub...Kpene replaces Addlery.
61 min...DCU player gets 5 yard shot deflected for cornerkick.
61 min...DCU Burch cornerkick from right whistled down in box.
61 min...DCU YELLOW card...Moreno for roughing in TFC box involving several players.
............TFC YELLOW card...Braz for roughing in TFC box involving several players.
64 min...DCU goalie slides to edge of box to dive on through ball.
65 min...DCU Moreno blasts centering kick from left to goalie from 25 yards.
66 min...DCU McTavish 50 yard cross from right is caught by goalie.
67 min...DCU goalie catches long bouncing kick from TFC goalie.
68 min...TFC goalie charges out to clear ball left by defenders.
69 min...TFC Dichio on 2 on 1 taps to TFC Pozniak whose 10 yard shot is stopped point blank by sliding goalie.
69 min...DCU goalie catches 22 yard cross from right.
71 min...TFC Brennan 30 yard freekick blast after TFC Robinson tap over is well over net.
72 min...DCU Moreno rolls ball from right through TFC box but defender clears.
73 min...DCU player has ball poked away on rush into TFC box.
74 min...DCU Gomez cornerkick from left has DCU Carroll blast 30 yard shot up middle well high and wide right.
75 min...TFC Robinson 40 yard cross from left has TFC Dichio not quite able to turn 10 yard header.
77 min...TFC Robinson 28 yard freekick from left has defender head ball out of box.
79 min...DCU Gomez injured when foot in head at DCU 45 yard when he was knocked down for ball.
80 min...TFC sub...Canizalez replaces Pozniak.
81 min...TFC goalie catches long 45 yard shot from left.
83 min...DCU YELLOW card...Gomez for charging into TFC Robinson.
83 min...DCU sub...Mediate replaces Gomez.
86 min...TFC Wynne in middle pushes pass over to TFC Braz who crosses low from 25 yards on right and ball deflects off defender in goalmouth and rolls for cornerkick on left.
86 min...TFC Robinson cornerkick from left has DCU goalie charge forward and leap to catch over TFC player's head.
88 min...TFC YELLOW card...Robinson for trip on DCU Moreno injurying him at DCU 30 yard line.
89 min...DCU Burch 30 yard freekick up middle deflects wide left off wall of players for cornerkick.
90 min...DCU Moreno throw-in after cornerkick short play deflected to waste time.
91 min...TFC Dichio checked off ball on edge of DCU box.
92 min...TFC Dunivant long throw-in from left has TFC Dichio flick ball to right but defender heads away.
93 min...TFC Robinson cornerkick from left has TFC goalie playing up head ball wide right from 12 yards.
94 min...TFC Edu has shot blocked by leaping defender on edge of box.
94 min...game ends 9:37pm.
Final Score:.....Toronto FC.....0...........DC United..........1...........
Toronto FC couldn't score in this game. I got a bad feeling once DC United scored so early in the game although Toronto was applying the early pressure and outshot the visitors 6-1 in the first half. The league stats lists them now with a scoreless streak of 642 minutes. The team set the record after only 6 minutes. Danny Dichio played the entire game for Toronto. He had been injured and out of action for almost a month. The team only made one substitution the whole game but it was hard to think of just who they should bring in for any scoring punch. Danny Dichio was chosen the Man of the Match (the award always goes to a TFC player). Some booing erupted when the final whistle blew. DC United goalie Troy Perkins earned the shutout for the visitors. He always seemed to be in the correct position and made his saves look easy.
League stats of the game. D.C. United (12-6-3) vs. Toronto FC (5-12-5) August 25, 2007 -- BMO Field Scoring Summary: DC -- Fred 4 (Nicholas Addlery 2, Troy Perkins 1) 8 D.C. United -- Troy Perkins, Bryan Namoff, Devon McTavish, Greg Vanney, Marc Burch, Brian Carroll, Christian Gomez (Domenic Mediate 84), Clyde Simms, Fred, Rod Dyachenko (Jaime Moreno 46), Nicholas Addlery (Guy-Roland Kpene 61). Substitutes Not Used: Bobby Boswell, Jeff Carroll, Justin Moose, Jay Nolly Toronto FC -- Kenny Stamatopoulos, Adam Braz, Tyrone Marshall, Jim Brennan, Marvell Wynne, Maurice Edu, Chris Pozniak (Miguel Canizalez 81), Carl Robinson, Todd Dunivant, Collin Samuel, Danny Dichio. Substitutes Not Used: Nana Attakora-Gyan, Andrew Boyens, Andrea Lombardo, Joey Melo, David Monsalve, Marco Reda Toronto FC D.C. United total shots: 12 (Collin Samuel 3) 5 (5 tied with 1) shots on goal: 4 (Collin Samuel 2) 2 (Fred 1, Jaime Moreno 1) fouls: 17 (Danny Dichio 4) 24 (Rod Dyachenko 5) offsides: 2 (Danny Dichio 1, Collin Samuel 1) 1 (Christian Gomez 1) corner kicks: 5 (Carl Robinson 5) 4 (Marc Burch 2) saves: 1 (Kenny Stamatopoulos 1) 4 (Troy Perkins 4) Misconduct Summary: DC -- Rod Dyachenko (caution; Reckless Foul) 39 TOR -- Todd Dunivant (caution; Pushing, Holding) 55 DC -- Brian Carroll (caution; Reckless Foul) 56 DC -- Jaime Moreno (caution; Pushing, Holding) 63 TOR -- Adam Braz (caution; Pushing, Holding) 64 DC -- Christian Gomez (caution; Tackle from Behind) 84 TOR -- Carl Robinson (caution; Tackle from Behind) 89 referee: Silviu Petrescu Referee's Assistants: Daniel Belleau; Joe Fletcher 4th official: Paul Ward time of game: 1:51 attendance: 20,093 weather: Partly Cloudy -and- 73 degrees All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial
Toronto FC starters
DC United starters
The game's opening kickoff.
The action is coming towards Chris Pozniak.
TFC getting ready for a freekick from the center line.
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