CONCACAF Quarterfinals: Nervous Win for Toronto FC as They Defeat LA Galaxy

With the CONCACAF quarterfinals officially a rap, here are my initial reactions and comments on the LA Galaxy/Toronto FC game.

It was a nerve-wracking CONCACAF quarterfinal second leg, and The LA  Galaxy targeted the weak Toronto defense play after play. However, this was a very sloppy match overall for both sides. 

Toronto started with the same formation they used last Wednesday in Toronto for the first leg of the CONCACAF Quarter finals. With LA clinching a late 2-2 tie in Toronto, the pressure was on for a win. 

Unfortunately, this game wasn't a big draw in Los Angeles, and the stadium wasn't anywhere near its capacity of 47,000 fans. This ambivalence set the tone for the match.

The game had a sluggish feel to it in the early minutes of the game. Toronto struck first, off the head of Ryan Johnson.  LA quickly responded to the goal, challenging Toronto's very high defensive line play after play. Although a ...

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