Toronto FC vs D.C. United

Jozy Altidore and Alejandro Pozuelo lead the Toronto FC attack against Wayne Rooney and his visiting DC United squad. Can Toronto withstand the legend of Rooney?

How to Watch

Where: BMO Field, Toronto, Canada.

When: Wednesday, May 15th at 8:00 PM EST

How: (TV) ESPN+, TSN. (Radio), Toronto FC: TSN 1050, D.C. United: 106.7 FM

Team Notes

Toronto FC

Toronto FC has a 5-4-1 (W-L-D) record through ten games with a quality plus-5 goal differential on the year.

Toronto is tied in 6th place this year in the Eastern Conference with 16 points.

Currently, Toronto FC stands at 10-1 odds to win the MLS title.

D.C. United

Through twelve matches, D.C. United has a posted a record of 7-3-2 (W-L-D) for twenty-three points this season.

D.C. United, with a plus-6 goal differential, is tied for first place with the Philadelphia Union in the Eastern Conference.

The D.C. United are 9-1 to win the MLS Championship this November.

Goalie Notes

Toronto FC: Alex Bono (4-1-1, 1.67 goals allowed per game)

Bono has faced 26 shots in his six games with 15 saves against 10 goals allowed.

Bono, despite the competition, leads the team in total wins for a Toronto keeper with four through six games.

  • Bono shares time with Quentin Westberg this season, but Westberg is 1-3-0 with a 1.75 GAA.
  • Bono’s save percentage of 57.7% is worse than Westberg’s 60%.
  • Facing three penalty kicks this season, Bono has allowed each of those attempts to score.

D.C. United: Bill Hamid (7-3-2, 0.92 goals allowed per game)

Bill Hamid ranks second in the MLS this season with seven wins for D.C. United.

Hamid has five clean sheets this season and is ranked eighth in the league in shots faced with 49.

  • Hamid’s 0.92 goals against per game average is second best in MLS.
  • Hamid has a save percentage at 75.5% ranking him first among keepers in the MLS in 2019.
  • The D.C. keeper has stopped both penalty kicks he’s faced for D.C. United.

Players to Watch

Toronto FC

Midfielder Alejandro Pozeulo has been Toronto’s most valuable player with five goals and six assists.

Forward Jozy Altidore is tied with Pozeulo for the team lead in goals with five.

  • Pozuelo has 17 shots with 12 of them on goal for a stunning 70.5% SOG percentage.
  • Midfielder Jonathan Osorio has three goals and four assists on the year.
  • Pozuelo has scored all five of his goals at home this season.

D.C. United

D.C. United’s attack is led by English soccer legend Wayne Rooney who has scored six goals in eleven matches.

Rooney also has the team lead with four assists. Junior Moreno is second on the team with three.

  • Rooney leads D.C. with 12 shots on goal for a SOG% of 18.2%.
  • Luciano Acosta is second on the team with five total goals and assists.
  • Arriola’s game winner Sunday night against KC gives him three goals on the season.

Last Five Games

Toronto FC

  • Toronto FC has posted a record of 2-3-0 over their last five games.
  • At home against Philadelphia last Saturday, Toronto FC lost 2-1.
  • Toronto FC has lost their last two matches by the combined score of 4-1.

D.C. United

  • D.C. United has won three of their last four matches.
  • D.C. beat Sporting KC 1-0 in their last match behind Paul Arriola kick outside the box in the 78th minute.
  • With the Sunday night win over Sporting KC, D.C. United is 3-2-0 in their last five contests.

Game Odds

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Match

Sportsbook Toronto FC Tie DC United Link
888Sport NJ -137 +310 +300

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Total

Sportsbook Over 3.5 Under 3.5 Link
888Sport NJ -122 +102

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