Result of the Saturday June 13th, 2009 MLS game between Toronto FC and New York Red Bulls played at BMO Field in Toronto at 8:00pm.

Toronto FC (all red, white names and numbers)

................24 Stefan Frei
2 Sam Cronin...3 Nana Attakora...6 Nick Garcia...15 Adrian Serioux
...........20 Amado Guevara...33 Carl Robinson (cpt)...5 Kevin Harmse
...........8 Pablo Vitti...9 Danny Dichio...14 Dwayne DeRosario

18 Brian Edwards (gk)...4 Marco Velez (def)...7 Fuad Ibrahim (fwd)...10 Rohan Ricketts (mid)...19 Chad Barrett (fwd)...27 Gabe Gala (def)...32 Emmanuel Gomez (def)
team officials:...head coach Chris Cummins

New York Red Bulls (all white, red names and numbers)

.................1 Danny Cepero
17 Jeremy Hall...4 Carlos Mendes...12 Mike Petke...16 Alfredo Pacheco
22 Nick Zimmerman...5 Albert Celades...6 Seth Stammler...13 Jorge Rojas
..............10 Macoumba Kandji...9 Juan Pablo Angel

Subs:...18 Jon Conway (gk)...7 Khano Smith (mid)...8 Sinisa Ubiparipovic (mid)...14 Matthew Mbuta (mid)...15 John Wolyniec (fwd)...23 Juan Pietravallo (mid)...32 Luke Sassano (mid)
team officials:...head coach Juan Carlos Osaorio

Game officials:...referee Jair Marrufo....referee's assistants Greg Barkey and Nate Clement...fourth official Dave Gantar...(all black, neon red trim)

1st Half:...game starts 8:07pm...TFC defend north end on this warm evening with the sun in the north west. No real wind today.
1 min...TFC win penalty kick for hand ball as TFC Vitti breaking over NY edge of box when NY Stammler falls backwards and his hand touches the ball on the ground.
2 min...TFC Sam Cronin GOAL...TFC Amado Guevara shoots Penalty kick that goalie saves flying to right but Cronin blasts 10 yard shot from right that bounces into left side of net as defenders stand around.
3 min...NY Pacheco long throw-in from left has NY player on edge of box pop header across box and defender blocks NY player's shot attempt on edge of box.
4 min...NY goalie charges to edge of box to catch bouncer from 30 yards over crowd of players.
6 min...NY Rojas pops 12 yard header from left that goalie catches.
7 min...NY Pacheco cross from 25 yards on left has TFC Garcia head away clearance.
8 min...TFC Harmse pushes by defender on rush down left and cuts towards middle and 25 yard low shot bounces to goalie.
9 min...TFC Attakora keeps NY Kandji away from total control of ball on rundown on right side and wins the ball just before the end line and makes clearance.
10 min...NY Hall 40 yard chip from right is over leaping NY Angel at 15 yards and over left end line.
12 min...NY Angel cuts in cross from 25 yards on left but defender TFC Harmse gets back to clear out of box.
13 min...NY Kandji good dribbling on run towards middle but ball poked away at 22 yards by TFC Guevara when Kandji cuts back towards center near edge of box.
14 min...NY Hall long throw-in from right has leaping NY Angel pop up header on right side of box and TFC Robinson heads away from box.
15 min...NY Pacheco gets second chance to cross from left into box and this time puts ball in from 20 yards but TFC Serioux clears from 5 yards.
16 min...TFC Harmse given through ball on left from 25 yards and his 8 yard shot from left end line deflects off defender and goalie for cornerkick.
16 min...TFC Guevara cornerkick from left has goalie catch near right post.
18 min...TFC Guevara 35 yard freekick from right has NY Angel head wide left of own net on jump in crowd of players.
18 min...TFC Guevara cornerkick from left is worked out to TFC Vitti who rolls ball back to him and recross from 20 yards on extreme left is wide right of goalkick.
19 min...TFC Harmse break on left has ball and clearance pinball in box eluding TFC Dichio and deflects for cornerkick.
20 min...TFC Guevara cornerkick from left has goalie catch ball in crowd of players wide right of net.
the sun in no longer a problem.
21 min...TFC DeRosario is well offside on chipped goal from 20 yards.
22 min...NY Hall cross from 25 yards on right has defender TFC Serioux head ball for throw-in on right.
23 min...NY Rojas can't get to ball rolled through box and it rolls for goalkick as TFC Vitti shields ball as it rolls out.
24 min...NY Pacheco cross from 25 yards on left has TFC Serioux head away from box.
25 min...NY Zimmerman 25 yard blast up middle is one-bounced straight to goalie.
27 min...TFC Cronin crosses from 30 yards on right that finds TFC DeRosario who takes pass behind him on left and can't get away clear shot after some turns as NY Hall blocks his shot attempts.
29 min...TFC DeRosario cross from 20 yards near left end line is headed for throw-in by defender NY Mendes.
29 min...TFC YELLOW card...Robinson earns for for pulling down NY Rojas at TFC 40 yard breaking out.
30 min...NY Kandji bicycle kick from 15 yards while guarded by defender has shot easily caught by goalie.
31 min...TFC DeRosario can't draw Penalty kick with dive in box.
31 min...NY Zimmerman rolls cross from right and NY Angel has 12 yard shot blocked by TFC Garcia.
32 min...TFC Guevara 35 yard freekick from left has TFC Dichio tip 10 yard header that goalie palms over bar and cornerkick given.
33 min...TFC Guevara cornerkick from right has nearest defender NY Stammler head away.
35 min...NY Angel on rush gets 12 yard shot from right around TFC Garcia and goalie palms ball over net.
36 min...NY player's cornerkick from right is knocked down by NY player at 15 yards but he's checked off of ball.
36 min...TFC DeRosario chips 22 yard shot in crowd of players over net after TFC Vitti cross from right 20 yards misses TFC Dichio and defender partially clears.
38 min...NY Kandji taps ball back to NY Angel at 30 yards and he threads through ball pass to charging NY Celades who shoots 15 yarder that TFC Serioux gets foot to push wide left of goal.
39 min...NY Rojas cornerkick from left has ball headed away by TFC Harmse.
40 min...NY Rojas 28 yard shot from left has ball deflect off TFC Attakora and sail over net from 20 yards for cornerkick.
40 min...NY Rojas cornerkick from left bounces through box unplayed.
41 min...TFC Danny Dichio GOAL...TFC Guevara clears from TFC 35 yards and finds TFC Pablo Vitti on breakaway from 45 yards up middle has goalie frozen and has goalie poke ball away on stand up check at 18 yards. TFC Dichio follows up middle with 25 yard rebound bent into right side of net over flying goalie. Dichio goes over and kicks the cornerflag.
43 min...NY Zimmerman cross in from 25 yards on right has NY Rojas on left head well high and wide left from 8 yards.
43 min...TFC Yellow card...Serioux earns this on NY Hall for pulling him down on right edge of box.
44 min...NY Rojas 22 yard freekick from right is caught by goalie in crowd of players.
45 min...NY Hall rolls cross from right has NY Angel shot from 10 yards deflect over net for cornerkick.
46 min...NY player's cornerkick from left has TFC Garcia pop up header in box and then knock it away.
46 min...half ends 8:53pm.

Halftime Entertainment: Jack Astor's "Eye for the lame guy" where a fan gets a makeover and comes back out dressed with TFC gear.

2nd Half:...starts 9:09pm.
45 min...NY Rojas rush down left and 25 yard cross is blocked by TFC Cronin for throw-in .
45 min...NY Pacheco throw-in from left has defender clear. NY Rojas crosses clearance from 30 yards on left well high and wide right of net.
47 min...NY Rojas cornerkick from right is over players in box and bounces for goalkick on left.
48 min...TFC Cronin chip from 30 yards and TFC Dichio heads flick and TFC Vitti can't keep it in on slide for stop on end line on left and rolls it for throw-in.
49 min...TFC DeRosario cross from 35 yards on left is cleared from box by defender's header.
51 min...TFC Serioux on right has ball stolen from him by NY Zimmerman who rolls ball to NY Kandji who has ball poked away from him at 6 yards ball rolls to NY Angel who rolls ball to left to NY Rojas who dekes defender and shoots 6 yarder from left that appears to hit NY player and NY Zimmerman on right crosses back to center and NY Stammler's shot off defender from 6 yards flies wide right for cornerkick.
52 min...NY Rojas cornerkick from right is over players in box including leaping NY Angel and out left side .
53 min...NY Albert Celades GOAL...NY Jorge Rojas crosses back to edge of box from near left end line and NY Angel touches ball over to Celades who eludes jumping TFC Attakora then bends 10 yard shot from left is into short left side of net that diving goalie Stefan Frei gets hand to and pushes into side of net.
54 min...TFC Dichio just misses touch in from 3 yards when TFC DeRosario crosses in from 20 yards.
56 min...NY Pacheco 35 yard cross from left has ball bounce wide right of net.
57 min...NY Stammler 45 yard ball into box has charging NY Angel head ball across 6 yard box from left but unplayed and bounces for goalkick.
59 min...NY Hall cross from 20 yards on right has TFC Garcia head ball away from box.
61 min...TFC Guevara 40 yard freekick from right is straight to goalie wide left of net.
62 min...TFC Vitti cross from left end line is over players in box. TFC Harmse saves ball but cross in from right side is cleared by defender on block.
63 min...TFC sub...Velez replaces Guevara.
64 min...TFC Dichio cross from right 25 yards has TFC DeRosario crash with defender and not get header.
65 min...TFC Harmse cuts to middle along 28 yard line and cuts shot that goalie palms over net.
65 min...TFC DeRosario cornerkick from right is over players in box.
66 min...TFC Serioux blast from 20 yards up middle has flying goalie push wide left.
66 min...TFC DeRosario cornerkick from left has goalie punch ball out.
67 min...NY Kandji long run up right has shot from 12 yards is blasted well high and wide right of net.
67 min...TFC sub...Barrett replaces Vitti.
69 min...TFC Harmse rolls cross from right that TFC DeRosario turns away from net at 12 yards.
70 min...TFC DeRosario wins freekick on left edge of box when he's pushed over.
71 min...TFC DeRosario 20 yard freekick from extreme left has goalie swat ball over net.
72 min...TFC DeRosario cornerkick from right has TFC Velez head ball downward from 8 yards on left and goalie makes save.
72 min...TFC Velez gets slide in to prevent pass from NY Kandji getting through to NY Angel man at 8 yards.
73 min...NY Angel offside at 20 yards when run and chips ball into net.
74 min...NY sub...Wolyniec replaces Pacheco.
74 min...NY Rojas long run down left and TFC Frei gets foot to block ball and allows goalie to get to it.
75 min...NY Kandji run down right wing and rolls cross into box from 10 yards that defender deflects over net from 2 yards.
75 min...NY Rojas cornerkick from right has TFC Dichio head ball away from box.
77 min...NY player's throw-in from right has ball knocked through box and NY Rojas on left pop chip back through box and TFC DeRosario runs ball out of box.
78 min...TFC goalie catches 22 yard chip from right by NY Zimmerman to end NY pressure.
79 min...NY Kandji blasts poor clearance by goalie from 25 yards and shot is caught by goalie.
80 min...TFC goalie charges to edge of box to pick up through ball pass sent from center line by NY Zimmerman.
82 min...TFC Barrett holds up ball in middle and cross to right for TFC Harmse to blast 25 yard shot over net.
83 min...NY Rojas rush has TFC Velez slide and concede cornerkick.
83 min...NY Rojas cornerkick from left gets ball back and charging NY Stammler heads ball over net from 10 yards.
85 min...TFC sub...Ricketts replaces DeRosario.
86 min...TFC goalie punts ball has TFC Dichio tip header to TFC Ricketts to win cornerkick when his cross deflects off defender.
86 min...TFC Ricketts cornerkick from left is touched to TFC Dichio back to Ricketts who crosses over from left and goalie catches at 6 yards.
87 min...TFC Ricketts long run on left wing but is knocked over near edge of box and push of ball through to offside TFC Dichio.
87 min...TFC YELLOW card...Harmse earns it for knock down on NY Rojas just outside center circle.
88 min...NY Rojas 35 yard freekick from left has defender on edge of box head backwards and NY Wolyniec pop up ball with foot then he, TFC Serioux and goalie crash together in box.
88 min...NY Rojas cornerkick from right has defender concede cornerkick.
89 min...NY sub...Mbuta replaces Stammler.
89 min...NY Rojas cornerkick from right has TFC Robinson head out for throw-in on right.
90 min...TFC players clear NY Zimmerman throw into box.
90 min...TFC goalie outjumps NY Wolyniec for long chip bouncer into box.
91 min...NY Rojas wins cornerkick on block from TFC Harmse.
92 min...NY Zimmerman 30 yard shot from left is wide left of post.
93 min...TFC goalie bumps NY Wolyniec off ball and no freekick given although goalie drops ball but flag was up for Wolyniec foul on goalie.
94 min...game ends 9:58pm.

Final Score:.......Toronto FC.......2..........New York Red Bulls..........1...........

Attendance was not announced but the stats listed it as 19843 on this warm evening.

The Man of the Match (who is always a TFC player) was forward Danny Dichio for the second home game in a row but in both these games he scored a goal. Before the game, Amado Guevara was awarded the Esquire TFC Player for the Month as chosen by the fans. Sam Cronin scored his first goal of his MLS career with a rebound of the stopped missed penalty kick. Dichio's goal was also a rebound after a save. Marvell Wynne was away with the US team for the Confederations Cup in South Africa.

TFC finally found a team they could beat as the struggling Red Bulls hadn't won a road game since last year and are below them in the standings.

I was surprised in the mistakes that were made on the scoreboard here today. They got the graphics wrong on TFC players showing Nana Attakora's picture when it was time to introduce Dwayne DeRosario. The clock also stopped at 15:00 minutes which might have been one period of a lacrosse game which this stadium held earlier in the day. I was running a scoreboard at nearby Lamport Stadium in the afternoon for the CSL league and did better on its simple scoreboard.

Next up for TFC is a tip to Montreal to play the Impact for the Nutilife Canadian Championship. If TFC doesn't win by four goals, the trophy will go to Vancouver Whitecaps on goal difference. The next league game will be Wednesday June 24, 2009 when TFC again plays New York Red Bulls in the league game that was actually scheduled for that night. It was today's game that was moved because of the scheduling conflict with bringing in Spanish giant Real Madrid for a friendly.

Rocket Robin

New York Red Bulls (2-10-3) vs. Toronto FC (5-5-4) 
June 13, 2009 -- BMO Field 

Scoring Summary: 
TOR -- Sam Cronin 1 (unassisted) 3
TOR -- Danny Dichio 3 (unassisted) 43
NY -- Albert Celades 1 (Juan Pablo Angel 1) 54

New York Red Bulls -- Danny Cepero, Jeremy Hall, Carlos Mendes, Mike Petke, Alfredo Pacheco (John Wolyniec 74), 
Nick Zimmerman, Albert Celades, Seth Stammler (Matthew Mbuta 90), Jorge Rojas, Juan Pablo Angel, Macoumba Kandji.

Substitutes Not Used: Jon Conway, Juan Pietravallo, Luke Sassano, Khano Smith, Sinisa Ubiparipovic

Toronto FC -- Stefan Frei, Kevin Harmse, Nick Garcia, Adrian Serioux, Nana Attakora, 
Dwayne De Rosario (Rohan Ricketts 86), Sam Cronin, Carl Robinson, Amado Guevara (Marco Velez 63), 
Danny Dichio, Pablo Vitti (Chad Barrett 68), 

Substitutes Not Used: Brian Edwards, Gabe Gala, Emmanuel Gomez, Fuad Ibrahim

 		Toronto FC 			New York Red Bulls 
total shots: 11 (Danny Dichio 3,  Kevin Harmse 3)  	12 (Macoumba Kandji 3)  
shots on goal: 8 (Danny Dichio 2,  Kevin Harmse 2)  		6 (Macoumba Kandji 2)  
fouls: 8 (Nick Garcia 2, Kevin Harmse 2)  		10 (Macoumba Kandji 3)  
offsides: 4 (Dwayne De Rosario 2)  		4 (Juan Pablo Angel 3)  
corner kicks: 8 (Amado Guevara 4)  		11 (Jorge Rojas 11)  
saves: 5 (Stefan Frei 5)  		6 (Danny Cepero 6)  

Misconduct Summary: 
TOR -- Carl Robinson (caution; Reckless Foul) 31
TOR -- Adrian Serioux (caution; Reckless Foul) 44
TOR -- Kevin Harmse (caution; Reckless Foul) 88
NY -- Mike Petke (caution; Dissent) 96+

referee: Jair Marrufo
Referee's Assistants: Greg Barkey; Nate Clement
4th official: David Gantar
time of game: 1:51
attendance: 19,843
weather: Partly Cloudy -and- 72 degrees

All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial 

TFC starters

Red Bull starters

TFC #9 Danny Dichio and #14 Dwayne DeRosario wait for start of the game.

TFC Danny Dichio with ball.

TFC Amado Guevara rush against two Red Bulls.

TFC Kevin Harmse moves out.

Red Bulls Juan Pablo Angel on rush.

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