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    Toronto

    1

    Colorado

    0

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    Philadelphia

    1

    San Jose

    2

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    New England

    2

    Los Angeles

    0

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    NY Red Bulls

    0

    DC United

    0

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    Houston

    0

    Columbus

    0

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    Kansas City

    0

    Chivas USA

    2

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

BMO Field, Toronto

Referee: Ricardo Salazar

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Toronto FC

  • Fuad Ibrahim 61'

1 - 0

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Toronto FC adds to streak with 1-0 win over Rapids

TORONTO(AP) -- Toronto FC extended its franchise-record unbeaten

streak to 11 games Saturday, beating the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on

Fuad Ibrahim's goal in the 61st minute.

Toronto has not lost a game in all competitions since May 1, a

run that includes a title win in the Nutrilite Canadian

Championship. Toronto also has an eight-game unbeaten streak in

MLS and has not lost any of its eight games at BMO Field, where

21,836 fans took in Saturday's game under sunny skies.

Colorado arrived in Toronto riding a six-game unbeaten streak,

the franchise's best start to a season in more than a decade.

The Rapids beat Toronto 3-1 in their only other meeting of the

year, at home on April 18.

Toronto lumbered through the opening few minutes of game, which

began at noon, earlier than any home contest this season.

Captain Dwayne De Rosario generated Toronto's best chance of the

first half. He set up with time and space 30 yards from goal in

the 31st minute, and blasted a shot that nearly skimmed the

crossbar.

Rapids forward Conor Casey narrowly missed on a pair of good

chances in the first half. He was inches from connecting of a

header on a cross from the wing in the 14th minute, and sent a

redirection wide left soon afterward.

De Rosario appeared to get knocked down from behind in the box

five minutes into the second half, but did not draw a call from

referee Ricardo Salazar. De Rosario raised his palms in

frustration again five minutes later, after sending a weak

rolling shot on net.

Toronto broke through with a half hour left in regular time,

when Ibrahim took a pass, controlled it between two Colorado

defenders in the area and poked it past Colorado goalkeeper Matt

Pickens with his toe.

Goalkeeper Stefan Frei made a series of dazzling saves in the

final moments of the second half to preserve the win.

Toronto was playing without midfielder Julian de Guzman, who was

suspended after he was ejected in the second half of a draw with

Houston last week. Fresh faces had been signed, but one of them

- Spanish forward Miguel Angel Ferrer Martinez - was not

available until after the transfer window opens July 15.

Scoring Summary

  • Toronto FC
  • Colorado
Fuad Ibrahim (61')
 

Match Stats

  • Toronto FC
  • Colorado
9(5) Shots (on goal) 9(6)
7 Fouls 6
3 Corner kicks 6
2 Offsides 2
0% Time of Possession 0%
1 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
6 Saves 4

Teams

  • Toronto FC
  • Colorado
Substitutes
Substitutions
Yellow Cards
Dan Gargan (19')