Toronto FC is certainly not having the season they want, but they were able to put some balm on their wound on Saturday at BMO Field, defeating Atlanta United 2-1.
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Ralph Priso-Mbongue, entered at 62e minute in place of Jonathan Osorio, got the home crowd going almost a quarter of an hour later when his shot from outside the penalty area made its way into the opposing net.
For his part, Osorio, even if he was no longer on the field, had already contributed to the gain of his people. From the eighth minute, he performed a maneuver in the opposing area before shaking the ropes.
Luiz Araujo, at the 57e minute, assured the reply of the visitors.
Mukhtar double benefits Nashville SC
In Washington, Germany’s Hany Mukhtar scored twice in Nashville SC’s 3-1 win over DC United.
The 27-year-old athlete first took advantage of a fine passing game from his teammates, in stoppage time in the first half, before putting the finishing touch by pushing the ball into a gaping cage.
Upon his return to the field, in the 50e minute more precisely, Mukhtar played luck, he who saw his shot deflect on an opposing defender, before falling into the net of the favorites of the crowd.
Former CF Montreal Daniel Lovitz opened the scoring for the winners in the sixth minute, while Taxiarchis Fountas provided DC United’s reply in the 59th minute.e.
Dominance of the Sounders
In Seattle, the Sounders gave Sporting Kansas City no chance, beating them 3-0.
Will Bruin (8e minute) got the ball rolling for the crowd favorites in the first half, while Jordan Morris (71e minute) and Cristian Roldan (76e minute) also hit the target.
Home team goalkeeper Stefan Frei only needed to signal once to sign the shutout, as his teammates outshot on target eight-to-one.
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