Revisting Crew 2 Shootout loss at Toronto FC II

GAME COVERAGE NOTES AND MATCH NOTES

*GAME WAS PLAYED AT YORK LIONS STADIUM IN TORONTO WHICH SEATS 4,000

*COMING INTO THE GAME, CREW 2 LED THE MLS NEXT PRO EASTERN CONFERENCE WITH A RECORD OF 10-2-1, 31 POINTS. LED NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION II BY 5 POINTS AND ROCHESTER NY FC BY 5

*CREW 2 5-1-0 AT HOME, 5-1-1 ON ROAD

*CREW 2 HAD SCORED 30 GOALS AND GIVEN UP 12

*IN JUNE 2022 CREW 2 HAD 3 WINS, 1 LOSS AND 1 DRAW, OUTSCORING OPPONENTS 15-5 AND HAD SEVERAL CALLUPS TO FIRST TEAM CREW ROSTER

*TORONTO FC II CAME INTO THE MATCH 6TH IN MLS NEXT PRO EASTERN CONFERENCE WITH A RECORD OF 5-6-2, 18 POINTS. THEY HAD SCORED 23 GOALS AND GIVEN UP 26

* CREW 2 PLAYING ANOTHER MATCH WITHOUT STAR STRIKER, JACEN RUSSELL-ROWE

*TORONTO FC II CAME INTO MATCH 8 POINTS BEHIND 3RD PLACE ROCHESTER NY FC FOR THE FINAL PLAYOFF SPOT IN THE MLS NEXT PRO EASTERN CONFERENCE

*THIS MATCH SERVED AS THE 1ST GAME WITH THE OFF-FIELD TREATMENT RULE, WHERE IF A PLAYER IS ON THE 15 SECONDS OF MORE INJURED, THE TRAINERS WILL BE SUMMONED ON. THEN, THAT PLAYER WILL HAVE TO LEAVE THE MATCH FOR 3 MINUTES. IT IN AN EFFORT TO SPEAD UP THE GAME AND REDUCE STOPPAGE TIMES

*STOPPAGE TIME IN THE FIRST HALF WAS ONLY 1 MINUTE

*CREW 2’S ALEX MATAN GOT INJURED IN THE 19TH MINUTE AND WAS REPLACED BY MICHAEL VANG IN THE 23RD MINUTE

*TORONTO CAME INTO THE MATCH 0-2 VS CREW 2 THIS SEASON

*CREW 2’S FIRST HALF PROBLEMS WERE TOO MANY GIVEAWAYS OF THE BALL

*FIRST HALF SCORE 0-0

Home of Toronto FC II is York Lions Stadium in 2022. By photo by Djuradj Vujcic, CC BY 2.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

GAME COVERAGE NOTES AND MATCH NOTES 2ND HALF

*76 DEGREES AND SUNNY SKIES

*CREW DOMINATED 1ST HALF FOR 30 MINUTES BUT NO GOALS

*TORONTO FC II BENCH RECEIVED A YELLOW CARD DURING THE MATCH. IT WAS ON THE HEAD COACH

*TORONTO FC II HAD BEEN PLAYING WELL COMING INTO THE GAME, PICKING UP 9 POINTS IN THE PAST 4 GAMES

*2ND HALF STOPPAGE TIME WAS 3:00

*0-0 TIE AT THE END OF 90 MINUTES

*IN THE SHOOTOUT, CREW 2 SHOOTERS, COLEMAN GANNON, MARCO MICALETTO MISSED. JAKE MORRIS SCORED, ISAIAH PARENTE SCORES AND SO DID ISAAC ANGKING. BUT RYAN TELFER MISSED

*TORONTO FC IN THE SHOOTOUT HAD MISSES FROM STEFFEN YEATES, ALONSO COELLO CAMARERO. BUT RECEIVED SCORES FROM KOBE FRANKLIN, THEMI ANTONOGLOU, NAKYE GREENIDGE-DUNCAN AND ALEC DIAZ ALL SCORED AND THEY WIN THE SHOOTOUT, 4-3 AND GET THE EXTRA POINTS, 2

*COLUMBUS CREW 2 DROPS TO 10-2-2, 32 POINTS

*TORONTO FC II IMPROVES TO 6-6-3, 20 POINTS

*THE TORONTO FC II SHOOTOUT SCORERS

Kobe Franklin (courtesy Canada Soccer)
Themi Antonoglou
Nakye Greenidge-Duncan (courtesy Toronto FC)
Alec Diaz

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