Toronto FC 0 - 2 Columbus Crew

MLS Match
Saturday, March 3rd, 2018, 1:00 PM at BMO Field, Toronto
Attendance: 26,633
Referee: Ismail Elfath
Toronto FC  Columbus Crew

Goalscorers
None. Federico Higuain (44)
Gyasi Zardes (46)

Team Managers
Greg Vanney Gregg Berhalter

Starting Eleven
Alex Bono
Gregory van der Wiel
Justin Morrow
Eriq Zavaleta
Chris Mavinga
Ager Aketxe
Michael Bradley
Victor Vazquez
Jonathan Osorio
Sebastian Giovinco
Jozy Altidore
Zack Steffen
Harrison Afful
Jonathan Mensah
Lalas Abubakar
Milton Valenzuela
Artur
Cristian Martínez
Federico Higuain
Pedro Santos
Wil Trapp
Gyasi Zardes

Substitutes
Clint Irwin
Auro
Drew Moor
Nicolas Hasler
Jay Chapman
Marky Delgado
Tosaint Ricketts
Logan Ketterer
Alex Crognale
Eduardo Sosa
Hector Jimenez
Luis Argudo
Ricardo Clark
Adam Jahn

Substitutions
Auro for Victor Vazquez (53)
Marky Delgado for Jonathan Osorio (71)
Nicolas Hasler for Ager Aketxe (79)
Luis Argudo -> Pedro Santos (77)
Alex Crognale -> Federico Higuain (88)

Bookings
None. Cristian Martinez (24)

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Alex Bono (GK) 54 apps -
Justin Morrow 148 apps15 goals
Gregory van der Wiel 1 app (debut) -
Eriq Zavaleta 84 apps2 goals
Chris Mavinga 36 apps -
Ager Aketxe 2 apps -
Victor Vazquez 42 apps10 goals
Michael Bradley 125 apps10 goals
Jonathan Osorio 170 apps18 goals
Sebastian Giovinco 107 apps66 goals
Jozy Altidore 92 apps47 goals
Auro (sub) 3 apps -
Nicolas Hasler (sub) 15 apps3 goals
Marky Delgado (sub) 91 apps9 goals

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Alex Bono (24 years 64 days)
Oldest Player:Victor Vazquez (31 years 50 days)
Average Player Age:28 years 8 days

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Auro (22 years 45 days)
Oldest Player:Drew Moor (34 years 56 days)
Average Player Age:27 years 241 days

First Team Debuts
Gregory van der Wiel(Signed February 1st, 2018)

Milestones

TFC made an inauspicious start to the 2018 season. After going goalless in midweek against Colorado in the Champions League match at BMO, the shot-shy reds were beaten 0-2 by a Columbus side that played better than we did.

Match report written by Scotty



None.