Things are never easy on the road in MLS but specifically for TFC road trips have been horrid until this year. Never winning more than four road games in a season Toronto FC already has three road wins plus a hard fought draw against a quality New England side. If the good times are going to keep rolling for TFC they will have to do so without their captain Michael Bradley. It's no secret that Bradley has elevated his game since Altidore went down and Vanney set Bradley higher up the pitch. He's worked well with early MLS MVP candidate Sebastian Giovinco (how many times could that have been legitimately said about a TFC player) but who will step up in his absence? Does Vanney change from his 4-4-2 diamond midfield for this one?
Ever since Ben Olsen took the reigns in DC things have turned a complete 180 for United. No game is ever out of reach and no one player can be singled out as the be all, end all of DC United. This past Wednesday DC started their back up keeper, started with Fabian Espindola on the bench and were down a goal early only to come roaring back to walk away 3-1 winners. DC are formidable at home as well having not lost a game all season in front of their fans. In fact DC haven't lost at home in 20 matches dating back to June 28, 2014, a 1-0 loss to Seattle.
If TFC are to come out with any points at all all 11 men and every sub who enters the game will have to have a road warrior mentality.
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