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Toronto FC vs. DC United: Game Thread

Follow along as Toronto FC play the best team in MLS DC United, and look to put an exclamation point on their season before going into an international break.

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Toronto FC vs. DC United

7:00 PM Eastern

RFK Stadium Washington, DC

Sportsnet 360

The Headliner: Can Toronto win without Bradley and Altidore?

Jozy Altidore is with the team but is unlikely to play and Michael Bradley is with the United States in what will be a preview of how Toronto can survive without their two American DPs. Bradley has been coming into his own lately and is the heart of this team.

Altidore is a key goalscorer, but Luke Moore has done well in his place, surprisingly so. Last week was a demonstration that the team can still score without their top players. A lot of that was down to Sebastian Giovinco, but the defense got in on the scoring last game as well.

On the other hand, it's hard to tell whether the team can win without Bradley. The American has been key to the team's performance in the midfield all season, and the midfield has been key to victories all season. Giovinco is great, but Bradley has made him look better all season.

Who replaces Bradley remains to be seen, but it would be nice to see Jay Chapman who has looked good in any chances he has been given with Toronto FC. He would be the most like replacement in the Toronto roster.

The Lineup:

Op, so no Jay Chapman, not surprising that its Warren Creavalle though as he was surprisingly positive in the last game. Other than that no real surprises as Toronto play a roster very similar to what they had last week against the San Jose Earthquakes.