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Chicago Fire 3:2 Toronto FC: Summary & Highlights

Toronto FC fell for the third time this season, this time 3-2 to the Chicago Fire in a game they let get away.

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It was a back and forth affair at Toyota Park, but unfortunately Toronto FC took more back than they were able to put forth. Their 3-2 loss to the Chicago Fire was a letdown in a game that they controlled for large periods of time. Ultimately, the loss will drop them further in the MLS standings, at a disappointing 1-3-0 to start the season.

Jeff Larentowicz put the finishing touches on the wild affair, with a free kick that ended up being the winner. The free kick came off of a second yellow card shown to Warren Creavalle, which meant Toronto FC were down to 10 men after the 68th minute. Joevin Jones and Shaun Maloney had the other two goals for the Chicago Fire, while Sebastian Giovinco and Benoit Cheyrou replied for Toronto FC with two well-built goals.

To hold over until post game analysis is released, there were actually some positive goals in the match. Here's Cheyrou finishing off a chance created by Giovinco.

Game Summary:

CHI- Jones (Maloney) 14'

TFC- Giovinco (Morgan) 20'

TFC- Cheyrou (Giovinco) 54'

CHI- Maloney (Shipp) 56'

CHI- Larentowicz 68'

Disciplinary Summary:

TFC- Creavalle (Caution) 5'

CHI- Adailton (Caution) 32'

TFC- Creavalle (Second Yellow) 67'

CHI- Gehrig (Caution) 73'


Toronto FC: 1-3-0 (3 Pts)

Chicago: 2-3-0 (6 pts)


Toronto FC: Bendik, Morgan (Lovitz 88'), Morrow, Hagglund, Creavalle, Cheyrou, Bradley, Osorio (Dike 81'), Giovinco, Findley (Jackson 71'), Altidore

Unused Subs: Konopka, Simonen, Warner, Delgado

Chicago: Busch, Gehrig, Larentowicz, Adailton, Jones, Shipp, Polster (Perez 88'), Stephens (Ritter 8'), Accam, Maloney, Amarikwa (Igboananike 74')

Subs: Kann, Palmer, Watson, Guly, Perez