December 10, 2016 MLS--Toronto FC vs Seattle Sounders MLS Cup (by Rocket Robin).......................... ...............
Toronto FC (all red, white names and numbers)
.................1 Clint Irwin
........15 Eric Zavaleta...3 Drew Moor...6 Nick Hagglund
................4 Michael Bradley (cpt)
33 Steven Beitashour...31 Armando Cooper...21 Jonathan Osorio...2 Justin Morrow
.............17 Jozy Altidore...10 Sebastian Giovinco
Subs:...25 Alex Bono (gk)...7 Will Johnson (mid)...8 Benoit Cheyrou (mid)...9 Tsubasa Endoh (fwd)
...23 Josh Williams (def)...28 Mark Bloom (def)...87 Tosaint Ricketts (fwd)
team officials:...head coach Greg Vanney
Seattle Sounders (green socks and shirts, blue shorts and sleeves, white names and numbers)
....................24 Stefan Frei
4 Tyrone Mears...29 Roman Torres...14 Chad Marshall...33 Joevin Jones
............6 Osvaldo Alonso (cpt)...7 Cristian Roldan
.......10 Nicolas Lodeiro...8 Erik Friberg...13 Jordan Morris
.................16 Nelson Haedo Valdez
Subs:...1 Tyler Miller (gk)...3 Brad Evans (def)...9 Herculez Gomez (fwd)...20 Zach Scott (def)
...21 Alvaro Fernandez (mid)...23 Andreas Ivanschitz (mid)...91 Oniel Fisher (mid)
team officials:...head coach Brian Schmetzer
Game officials:...referee Alan Kelly...referee's assistants Frank Anderson and Joe Fletcher
...fourth official Allen Chapman...alternate Danny Thornberry...(bright yellow shirts, black shorts and socks)
1st Half:...game starts 8:16pm...TFC defends south end on this cold night.
1 min...TFC Bradley freekick from 60 yards on left finds TFC Altidore who heads ball from 22 yards in middle across to left for TFC Giovinco and 18 yards who taps pass to left where charging Altidore receives at 12 yards for roller between legs of Sea Torres wide right of post for cornerkick.
2 min...TFC Giovinco low cornerkick from right and Sea Alonzo as nearest defender at 10 yards on right boots ball clear.
3 min...TFC Giovinco 30 yard freekick from right sideline has Sea Alonzo sky clearance from 15 yards on right.
4 min...TFC Bradley cornerkick from left has goalie punch ball away on goalline near left post. Bradley recross from 20 yards on left Sea Valdez head away at 7 yards on right in crowd of players.
4 min...Sea Jones long rush up left wing and cross from 30 yards on left has goalie catch on bounce at 7 yards on left post in front of charging Sea Morris.
5 min...TFC Osorio at 25 yards in middle taps pass right for TFC Giovinco who rolls 22 yarder back to center for TFC Altidore but Sea Torres bumps him off ball at 8 yards in middle of box and clears.
5 min...TFC Moor is injured at Sea 50 yard line playing header for ball and colliding with Sea Valdez.
7 min...TFC Cooper and Sea Roldan injured in collision at TFC 35 yard line on left.
8 min...Sea Lodeiro freekick from 30 yards on right bounces through crowd of players and TFC Altidore boots away along end line 5 yards wide right of net.
9 min...Sea Lodeiro cornerkick from right has TFC Osorio pop header away from 3 yards on right post.
9 min...Seas Lodeiro cross from 12 yards along right end line deflects off TFC Hagglund for cornerkick.
10 min...Sea Lodeiro cornerkick from right is cleared in crowd of players on right post. TFC Giovinco is checked off ball at 25 yards on right and Sea Mears quick cross in has goalie catch at 5 yards in middle of box.
13 min...TFC Giovinco at 22 yards in middle spins and taps pass forward for TFC Altidore at 12 yards taps ball to left for TFC Osorio who spins and shoots low 10 yard shot up middle that goalie dives to smother at 3 yards on right post.
14 min...TFC Beitashour cross from 25 yards on right has leaping Sea Torres at 13 yards in middle of box head ball away and teammates clear out of box.
16 min...Sea Morris rolls centering pass from right along edge of box and TFC Beitashour slides to prevent Sea Lodeiro and Sea Valdez from getting ball for shot in center of box and teammates clear away.
17 min...TFC Hagglund long throw-in from 35 yard line on left to TFC Giovinco just inside box on left has Sea Marshall clear.
19 min...Sea Lodeiro freekick from 40 yards on left has Sea Roldan flick header in crowd of players just inside left side of box and TFC Altidore dribbles away with ball out right side of box.
21 min...Sea Valdez is injured at center line leaping for header and crashing with TFC Hagglund.
24 min...TFC Beitashour cross from 30 yards on right is caught by goalie leaping forward at 6 yards in center of box.
25 min...TFC Giovinco turns and mid-air kick at 22 yards up middle hits face of Sea Torres on edge of box. TFC Morrow cross from 25 yards on left has Sea Marshall charge across box from right and head away at 7 yards but whistle is blown. Torres needs trainer.
29 min...TFC Hagglund rolls pass forward up left wing from 45 yards for TFC Morrow at 30 yard line and he runs forward and crosses from 25 yards near left end line and TFC Altidore at 8 yards even with right post outjumps Sea Jones and heads ball downward and goalie smothers at 1 yard near right post.
31 min...TFC Giovinco 33 yard freekick up middle hits head in player wall just outside box and ball is popped up and cleared.
32 min...TFC Cooper at 40 yards in middle sends through ball pass too far forward for TFC Giovinco and goalie grabs wide right of net.
33 min...Sea Ledeiro on run up left crosses into box from 25 yards and retreating TFC Moor makes big stop with hip to prevent Sea Morris getting to ball at 10 yards in middle.
33 min...Sea Torres is tapped back pass at center line on right and he threads pass forward for Sea Valdez at 22 yards near edge of box. He spins and taps pass for Sea Friberg who rolls centering pass and TFC Moor makes sweeping clearance at 13 yards in middle of box.
34 min...Sea Mears is tapped pass on far right near end line and he crosses from 25 yards into center of box TFC Beitashour gets over to clear ball out left.
37 min...TFC Giovinco 23 yard freekick up middle hits body in five player wall and deflects over to Sea Roldan at 12 yards in middle of box who clears ball away.
39 min...Sea players work up 40 yard freekick upfield but are stopped on edge of box.
41 min...TFC Bradley 50 yard freekick down middle has Sea Jones behind crowd of players head ball away at 14 yards in middle of box.
43 min...Sea Mears rush down right wing and cross from 25 yards near end line has TFC Moor head away at 6 yards in middle of box.
44 min...Sea Jones receives tapped pass on left and rolls centering cross from 22 yards that TFC Bradley clears on top left corner of 6 yard box preventing tap-in by charging Sea players.
45 min...Sea YELLOW card...Sea Marshall earns it for tripping TFC Altidore at Sea 40 yard line.
46 min...TFC Bradley 40 yard freekick from right has TFC Moor duck and head 10 yarder up the middle but goalie smothers at 3 yards in center of net.
47 min...TFC Morrow receives pass at Sea 22 yard sideline on left and dribbles towards goal stepping just inside top right corner of box and rolling centering pass but Sea Torres clears at 15 yards in front of TFC forwards.
48 min...half ends 9:04pm.
Halftime Entertainment: There is nothing on the field. A video plays for MLS player winners of some Audi (car) rally final. There's also a Dwayne De Rosario interview.
2nd Half:...starts 9:21pm.
45 min...Sea players work short throw-in from left near end line rolled into box and TFC Bradley clears from 15 yards.
46 min...Sea Lodeiro 55 yard freekick from left has TFC Hagglund pop up header at top of right edge of box and another defender clears.
48 min...TFC Altidore wins ball at Sea 25 yard line in middle and taps pass forward for TFC Osorio at 22 yards who sends low pass forward and right to TFC Giovinco at 10 yards on right and he one-touches shot into outside left webbing of net.
52 min...TFC Giovinco at 25 yards on left rolls pass forward and left for TFC Morrow who from 18 yards rolls centering cross for TFC Cooper at 20 yards in middle who taps ball back for TFC Bradley to shoot 22 yarder down middle that hits Sea Jones in the back at 16 yards and ball deflects to start fast Sea breakout.
52 min...Sea Lodeiro rolls through ball pass from 60 yards down middle for charging Sea Valdez who dribbles to TFC 25 yard line and rolls pass to right for Sea Jones who turns at 20 yards on right side of box and rolls ball into center of box where Sea Valdez at 12 yards taps ball back for Sea Lodeiro on edge of box but TFC Bradley checks him off ball.
54 min...TFC Giovinco 28 yard freekick from left is chip shot that Sea Morris heads away at 7 yards in center of box. TFC Cooper blasts 20 yarder up middle that deflects off Sea Roldan at 15 yards and spins wide right for cornerkick.
55 min...TFC Giovinco cornerkick from right has ball headed down at 7 yards and Sea Lodeiro makes overhead kick clearance.
55 min...TFC Giovinco short run up right wing and low cross from 22 yards has Sea Roldan kick away just inside top right of 6 yard box.
60 min...Sea Marshall clearance attempt on edge of Ssa box is blocked by TFC Altidore and deflects down middle back for goalie to pick up.
63 min...Sea Friberg wins freekick when squeezed between three TFC players at TFC 35 yard line near left sideline. Friberg is injured on play and needs trainer.
64 min...Sea Lodeiro 40 yard freekick on left has TFC Bradley sky clearance in middle of box in front of players waiting further inside box. Sea player one-touches midair chip from 40 yards down middle is bounced well wide left of goal.
65 min...TFC Bradley high chip from 40 yards down middle and TFC Giovinco one-touch cross from 20 yards on left rolls across box along 6 yard line and TFC Altidore can't get around Sea Marshall in middle to get to ball.
65 min...Sea sub...Fernandez replaces Friberg.
66 min...TFC Giovinco high cornerkick from right has TFC Hagglund pop up header forward from 8 yards on left post and goalie flies forward to catch at 5 yards but whistle had been blown.
67 min...TFC Bradley 33 yard freekick from left is over charging players on edge of 6 yard box and ball flies wide right for goalkick.
69 min...TFC Bradley 45 yard freekick from right sideline is headed away on edge of box.
70 min...Sea YELLOW card...Jones earns it for elbow on TFC Beitashour at Sea 10 yard line on far right. Jones was holding up ball with back to Beitashour but didn't roll ball out of bounds when he had the chance. Sea Valdez was injured earlier in play when jumping for ball and colliding with TFC Giovinco at Sea 40 yard line but referee didn't blow whistle nor TFC players knock ball out of bounds.
72 min...Sea sub...Ivanschitz replaces injured Valdez.
72 min...TFC Bradley 25 yard freekick from far right has goalie punch ball through the box at 6 yards through to left. TFC Giovinco one-touch 18 yard shot from left just inside box deflects off Sea Fernandez at 13 yards on left for a cornerkick.
72 min...TFC Giovinco short cornerkick from left is tapped back to him and his cross deflects off jumping Sea Roldan at 20 yards on left for another cornerkick.
73 min...TFC Giovinco cornerkick from left has TFC Zavaleta pop up header at 12 yards on left across box. TFC Altidore at 10 yards on right with back to net kicks sky ball back into center of box and Sea Alonso heads ball away at 15 yards.
75 min...Sea Morris cross from 30 yards on left over to Sea Fernandez at 15 yards on left but he couldn't control ball and ball rolls for throw-in.
76 min...TFC sub...Johnson replaces Osorio.
80 min...Sea Ivanschitz 30 yard freekick from left has Sea player at 8 yards in crowd of players flick header downward and away from goal and TFC Altidore dribbles ball out of box and starts fast break.
81 min...Sea Mears cuts in from right side and rolls 22 yard shot from right wide right of net.
82 min...TFC Altidore kicks ball from 60 yards over players back towards own net and has Sea Morris get to ball as it drops in middle at 25 yard line and surrounded by two defenders pushes ball too far forward and over end line.
83 min...TFC sub...Cheyrou replaces Cooper.
84 min...Sea Roldan chips pass from 55 yards on left that drops for Sea Lodeiro at 25 yards on left and he chips cross from 20 yards that goalie steps forward to 6 yards to catch steps ahead of charging Sea Morris.
85 min...Neither TFC Altidore nor TFC Giovinco can get away shots just outside edge of box.
86 min...Sea Morris gets ball at 30 yards on left and runs even with TFC Moor but Moor slides in at 10 yards to poke ball over end line on left.
86 min...Sea Lodeiro cornerkick from left has TFC Moor head away at 8 yards in middle of box in crowd of players. Sea Ivanschitz one-touch shot from 22 yards up middle is low and defender clears at 15 yards.
88 min...TFC Cheyrou pass from 70 yards on left finds TFC Giovinco at 35 yards in middle but at 30 yards Sea Torres kicks roller back to own goalie to break up play.
88 min...Sea Lodeiro long high cross from 40 yards on left for charging Sea Fernandez at 14 yards on right but TFC Hagglund steps in front of him to head ball away.
91 min...TFC Bradley cornerkick from right TFC Hagglund leap in crowd of players in middle of box to head ball forward towards left post and has ball bounce and TFC Altidore charges forward and dives to get head to it and goalie punches ball away then flips over him and is injured and Sea Fernandez kicks ball from 8 yards out left side of box and it bounces out for throw-in.
92 min...TFC Morrow long throw-in from left has Sea player kick out of box at 15 yards on left. TFC Morrow recross from 25 yards on left has Sea Roldan head away at 15 yards in middle of box.
92 min...TFC YELLOW card...Bradley earns it for barrelling into Sea Roldan on clearance at Sea 40 yard line flipping him over.
93 min...half ends 10:09pm.
There now will be two 15 minute periods of Extra Time.
First Extra Time...starts 10:14pm...TFC defenders north end.
90 min...TFC Cheyrou 22 yard roller up middle deflects off sliding Sea Fernandez at 20 yards and ball rolls wide right of net.
90 min...TFC Bradley cornerkick from right has Sea Alonzo head ball away at 10 yards in middle of box.
91 min...TFC Giovinco taps pass from 22 yards on far left back to TFC Cheyrou who crosses 30 yarder from left into box and Sea player heads away in center of box at 15 yards. TFC Bradley at 28 yards chips ball from middle over to right where TFC Zavaleta on right edge of box sends high cross back into center of box and Sea Jones clears from 16 yards.
93 min...TFC Giovinco taps pass at Sea 35 yards in middle as he's falling over to TFC Cheyrou who blasts 25 yard roller from right that goalie dives to save at 4 yards on left side of net.
95 min...TFC Morrow run down left wing and cross from left edg of box has Sea Marshall leap to head down at 6 yards near left post and ball falls for TFC Giovinco at 12 yards and he taps back to TFC Johnson but he's checked off ball as he dribbles over edge of box.
96 min...TFC Bradley cornerkick from right has Sea Alonso clear away at 15 yards on right.
99 min...Sea Ivanschitz 30 yard freekick from left has two TFC Hagglund head ball away on jump at 8 yards even with right post and retreating TFC Cheyrou heads ball at 12 yards on right but behind end line.
100 min...Sea Ivanschitz cornerkick from left has TFC Moor head ball away at 5 yards in center of box.
102 min...TFC sub...Ricketts replaces Giovinco.
103 min...TFC Altidore low blast from 25 yards on left deflects off defender at 20 yards and is smothered by goalie.
104 min...Sea Lodeiro freekick from 40 yqrds up middle is pass to left for Sea Mears who chips from 40 yards on right and ball is headed away at 15 yards in center of box.
105 min...TFC Beitashour crosses from 33 yards on right into box and Sea Mears heads away from 6 yards even with left post. TFC Cheyrou recovers up middle on edge of box but is checked off ball. TFC Bradley at 25 yards taps ball to left for TFC Morrow who rolls ball back to TFC Hagglund at 33 yards on left chips ball into box where TFC Ricketts at 15 yards in middle backwards header out right side of box.
105 min...half ends 10:29pm.
Second Extra Time:...starts 10:31pm.
105 min...Sea Jordan Morris gets by TFC Zavaleta on run down left and cross from 22 yards near right end line has TFC Hagglund get foot in to poke ball away from charging Sea Fernandez at 6 yards in middle. Sea Ivanschitz charges into box from rebound but he's bumped over between defenders at 15 yards and TFC Bradley clears ball from 10 yards.
106 min...TFC Beitashour cross from 30 yards on right has jumping TFC Ricketts not able to control at 12 yards on right and defenders sky ball away. TFC Hagglund heads ball back into box from 25 yards up middle and Sea Mears heads it away from 10 yards and TFC Ricketts one-touch shot low 15 yarder up middle just wide right of post.
106 min...Sea sub...Evans replaces Morris.
107 min...TFC Cheyrou taps pass forward from 45 yard line up right for TFC player who rolls ball further forward for TFC Ricketts at 20 yard line on left and he eludes sliding Sea Torres and crosses from 20 yards along right end line that charging TFC Altidore leaps and heads 8 yarder that goalie leaps and reaches behind himself to swat away on right post and Sea Torres at 3 yards wide of right post boots away.
108 min...Sea player sends ball through TFC box wide left of goal.
109 min...Sea Lodeiro rush down right wing and pushes ball forward for Sea Evans who crosses from 22 yards near right end line and ball deflects off TFC Hagglund at 10 yards and bounces for cornerkick.
110 min...Sea Ivanschitz low cornerkick from right has TFC Johnson duck and head away from 8 yards even with right post. The PA Announcer on this delayed kick warned the crowd to stop throwing objects onto the field.
111 min...Sea Evans chips ball from 25 yards on right into box and TFC Beitashour partially whiffs on clearance at 7 yards in middle and ball deflects over to feet of Sea Torres who has it bounce of him towards goali from 7 yards on left post and goalie dives forward to smother ball at 4 yards.
113 min...TFC Beitashour wins cornerkick as his cross from 30 yards on right deflects off Sea Jones.
114 min...TFC Bradley cornerkick from right has TFC Cheyrou pop up header at 12 yards on right side of box in crowd of players and TFC Moor recovers at 13 yards in crowd of players but is checked off ball by Sea Roldan who starts fast breakout down middle. Roldan is injured when pushed over at TFC 30 yard line by TFC Hagglund and needs trainer.
117 min...TFC Hagglund chips ball from 55 yards on left into Sea box and goalie picks up on bounce.
118 min...TFC Cheyrou flicks pass from 40 yards in middle over to TFC Ricketts run up middle and rolls 10 yard shot on right around Sea Marshall that goalie saves on dive near right post then crawls over to smother at 4 yards on right preventing TFC Morrow from tap-in in middle of box.
119 min...TFC Zavaleta 55 yard chip from right bounces wide right of net.
120 min...Sea Alonso is injured at center line in collision with TFC Cheyrou.
121 min...half ends 10:48pm.
Penalty kicks:...held in the south end.
1st round:...TFC Jozy Altidore GOAL...Altidore blasts low to left corner of net out of reach of diving goalie.
1st round:...Sea Brad Evans GOAL...Evans stutter steps to roll to right corner of net. Goalie dived left.
2nd round:...TFC Michael Bradley SAVED...Bradley rolls shot to right side of net and goalie Stefan Frei dives right to save.
2nd round:...Sea Andreas Ivanschitz GOAL...Ivanschitz shoots low to right side of net as goalie dives wrong way.
3rd round:...TFC Benoit Cheyrou GOAL...Cheyrou shoots to right corner of net above diving goalie.
3rd round:...Sea Alvaro Fernandez SAVED...Fernandez shoots low to right and goalie dives to right and bats away.
4th round:...TFC Will Johnson GOAL...Johnson shoots low to right as goalie dives left.
4th round:...Sea Joevin Jones GOAL...Jones blasts to top right corner well over slumping goalie who dived right.
5th round:...TFC Drew Moor GOAL...Moor rolls to left corner of net out of reach of diving goalie.
5th round:...Sea Nicolas Lodeiro GOAL...Lodeiro blasts to top right corner over diving goalie.
6th round:...TFC Justin Morrow MISSED...Morrow blasts shot off bar in center of net. Goalie dives to left.
6th round:...Sea Roman Torres GOAL...Torres blasts down middle just under bar as goalie dives right.
Final Score:.......Toronto FC.........0...........Seattle Sounders............0.............
After regulation of extra time being scoreless, Sounders win 5-4 after the sixth round of Penalty kicks.
Attendance was announced as 36045 and we were reminded that is a new record.
The MVP was named as Seattle goalie Stefan Frei who earned the shutout for the Sounders. He was the obvious choice for all the saves he had to make and I would agree in that choice. He used to play for TFC from 2009 to 2013.
The game officials are given medals.
The Seattle players are given medals. The MLS Cup trophy is presented to Sounders owners Joe Roth and Adrian Hanauer. Seattle players then carry the trophy around the field and over to the north east corner for their fans in the top corner of the stands where most of their supporters had obtained tickets. The first song played after the game is Avici's 'Levels'.
Stefan Frei won the MVP. He thanked his team and the city of Toronto and Canada. MLS commissioner Don Garber thanked also thanked TFC and Toronto and Canada saying we're a soccer nation (!).
TFC had more freekicks and cornerkicks throughout the game than Seattle.
Sounders first three Penalty kick takers were their three substitutes. That worked as 2 of 3 times as they all shot low to the right corner. Roman Torres took a shot in the face and was almost subbed off scored the winning Penalty kick.
How will TFC players Justin Morrow and Michael Bradley recover? Bradley had his Penalty kick saved and Morrow hit the bar on his PK shot.
Fans in my section were complaining about TFC Sebastian Giovinco being subbed out during extra time as he would have an 'automatic' Penalty kick goal. Giovinco played 102 minutes which is longer than his appearance in the second leg of the TFC vs Montreal Impact playoff game. Fans wanted Tosaint Ricketts brought on but for who?
I thought TFC had the only chances of the first half.
With the season lasting the longest ever, the only thing for Toronto is it's finally over and there won't be a victory parade to freeze outside and watch.
The grass was given a pregame sprinkling even though it was below zero but the field is heated.
Seattle clinch the last CCL berth for American teams. FC Dallas qualify as the US Open Cup champ and also the MLS Supporters Shield. NY Red Bulls qualify as first in the East, Colorado Rapids were second in the West and qualifier and although Seattle was fourth in the West, being the MLS champions got them the last spot over New York City FC (second in the East). TFC have the guaranteed spot for Canada by winning the Amway Canadian Championship back in June.
The weather was cold but not windy. I was there by 5:00pm expecting some kind of subway or streetcar delay but that didn't happen so I realized I was far too early and the buildings on the CNE grounds were closed. I walked down to an underground parking garage at 5:30pm an stayed for an hour to stay out of the cold.
Tickets sold fast for the game even with me getting the preferred Season Seat Holders window. My row 7 had sold out at 10:01am on the day tickets were put on sale. The whole row was sold yet the row behind was empty so I bought my ticket there. At the game, row 7 weren't dignitaries like I was expecting. My seatmate was a SSH from Section 110 regular who bought this 'better' seat. Our section turned into a standing section but it was just as well to stamp around to keep my feet warm. Fans complained about evey TFC foul and non-call.
I was given a Continental Tire scarf by a sponser which I wore around my chin while keeping my TFC scarf under my parka. The best thing were the handwarmer packets I was given at a sponsor's booth. I kept them inside my mitts and their heat lasted the whole game and the walk to the streetcar. My feet were numb after regulation time. I'm pleased they lasted at least that long. They warmed up after the subway ride.
The crowd cleared out very quickly after the last Penalty kick. It was good for me as I was able to sit in a streetcar and catch an uncrowded subway at Union Station. This was helped by the Ultimate Fighting card at the Air Canada Centre had already ended and the hockey team was out of town although it turned out it be the midnight subway train by the time I got there.
stats from MLSsoccer.com Match Information Goals and Assists None Shootout Results TOR Jozy Altidore Scored SEA Brad Evans Scored TOR Michael Bradley Saved SEA Andreas Ivanschitz Scored TOR Benoit Cheyrou Scored SEA Álvaro Fernández Saved TOR Will Johnson Scored SEA Joevin Jones Scored TOR Drew Moor Scored SEA Nicolás Lodeiro Scored TOR Justin Morrow Missed SEA Román Torres Scored Disciplinary 45'+1' SEA Chad Marshall Reason: Unsporting Behavior 72' SEA Joevin Jones Reason: Unsporting Behavior 90'+3' TOR Michael Bradley Reason: Unsporting Behavior Lineup Toronto FC 17 F Jozy Altidore 10 F Sebastian Giovinco (103') 1 G Clint Irwin 15 D Eriq Zavaleta 3 D Drew Moor 6 D Nick Hagglund 33 M Steven Beitashour 31 M Armando Cooper (85') 4 M Michael Bradley 21 M Jonathan Osorio (77') 2 M Justin Morrow Bench 25 G Alexander Bono 23 D Josh Williams 28 D Mark Bloom 8 M Benoit Cheyrou (85') 7 M Will Johnson (77') 87 F Tosaint Ricketts (103') 9 F Tsubasa Endoh Manager Greg Vanney Seattle Sounders FC 16 F Nélson Valdez (73') 24 G Stefan Frei 4 D Tyrone Mears 29 D Román Torres 14 D Chad Marshall 33 D Joevin Jones 6 M Osvaldo Alonso 7 M Cristian Roldan 10 M Nicolás Lodeiro 8 M Erik Friberg (66') 13 M Jordan Morris (108') Bench 1 G Tyler Miller 20 D Zach Scott 91 D Oniel Fisher 3 M Brad Evans (108') 21 M Álvaro Fernández (66') 23 F Andreas Ivanschitz (73') 9 F Hérculez Gómez Manager Brian Schmetzer Officials Referee Alan Kelly Assistant Referee Frank Anderson Assistant Referee Joe Fletcher Fourth Official Allen Chapman Match Information MLS Cup at BMO Field Toronto, ON Attendance 36045 Weather Clear Team Statistics TOR SEA 19 Shots 3 7 Shots on Target 0 2 Shots off Target 2 10 Blocked Shots 1 10 Corners 5 31 Crosses 20 0 Offsides 2 21 Fouls 19 1 Yellow Cards 2 0 Red Cards 0 559 Total Passes 477 77 % Passing Accuracy 68 % 54.2 % Possession 45.8 % 75 Duels Won 77 20 Tackles Won 21 0 Saves 7 31 Clearances 39
When it came time to post this report I found I'd deleted all my pictures!
Nuts. Biggest soccer game in the city's history and I don't have a photo record.
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