Major League Soccer: DC United - Toronto preview and statistics

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Competition: USA Major League Soccer
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 23:30 (UTC)
Venue: Audi Field (20600 seats)

Struggling DC United will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Toronto in the upcoming league round. It’s 10th vs 2nd and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

DC United and Toronto should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

It's quite the trip for Toronto when visiting DC United as the cities are 3800 kilometers apart.

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DC United form and stats

Overall Major League Soccer stats at home this season for DC United are 1-2-2 (wins-draw-losses).

DC United are confident in defense, having played 209 minutes without conceding a goal in the league.

A draw after 90 minutes last time out for DC United, who played 0-0 against New York City. That match was also played at this venue (Audi Field). A strong away win before that one, visiting New York RB and winning 1-0.

The DC United fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 5 in 5 matches. On the other hand, DC United have conceded 6 goals.

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Toronto form and stats

Playing away, Toronto, who have the most scored goals (18) in Major League Soccer, have won 3 games, drawn 1 and suffered 1 defeat in the Major League Soccer this season.

It's the second away game in a row for Toronto, but there's smiles all around after the 2-1 victory versus Montreal Impact (placed 6th) in the Major League Soccer last time out. A 2-3 defeat away at Vancouver Whitecaps before that.

Toronto has another fixture away, a Major League Soccer game, against New York City in just four days. A tough schedule for the visitors!

Toronto have scored more than twice on average per away game (in the league), an impressive attacking display. They have 11 goals from 5 away matches. As for defending, Toronto rarely keep clean sheets as they have conceded 9 goals from these away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Toronto - DC United 2-2. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's two DC United victories, five draws and three Toronto wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

TorontoA. Akinola
A. Akinola
5 goals
TorontoR. Laryea
R. Laryea
3 goals
TorontoA. Pozuelo Melero
A. Pozuelo Melero
3 goals

DC United missing players

Toronto missing players

DC United Toronto
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
10 5 0 Played P 0 5 12
2 1 0 Won W 0 3 6
4 2 0 Drew D 0 1 3
4 2 0 Lost L 0 1 3
9 5 0 Scored S 0 11 19
13 6 0 Conceded C 0 9 15
80% 80% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 92%
60% 80% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 80% 58%
50% 60% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 80% 58%
20% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 60% 42%
10% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 40% 17%
60% 80% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 80% 50%
30% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 42%
30% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 17%
 
4.1 3.4 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 5.8 6.2
6.5 7.2 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 3.8 4
2.3 2.4 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1 1.2
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
84 40 0 Total Shots T S 0 71 191
31 16 0 Shots on Target S O 0 33 75
29% 31% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 33% 25%
Key stats in Major League Soccer this season:
  • DC United has the fewest scored goals in the first half (0) in Major League Soccer
  • DC United has the most conceded goals in the first half (9) in Major League Soccer
  • DC United have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won at home.
  • DC United have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • DC United have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Toronto has the most scored goals (18) in Major League Soccer
  • Toronto have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Toronto have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Toronto have scored more than double the goals of DC United.
  • Toronto haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Toronto is in the best form (4-0-2)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Columbus Crew 10 7 2 1 16 2 5 5 0 0 10 0 5 2 2 1 6 2 14 23
2 Toronto 11 6 3 2 18 12 6 3 2 1 7 3 5 3 1 1 11 9 6 21
3 Philadelphia Union 10 5 3 2 15 9 4 3 1 0 8 3 6 2 2 2 7 6 6 18
4 Orlando City 10 4 4 2 17 12 4 2 2 0 6 3 6 2 2 2 11 9 5 16
5 New England 10 3 5 2 9 9 4 0 3 1 2 4 6 3 2 1 7 5 0 14
6 Montreal Impact 9 4 1 4 12 11 7 3 0 4 9 9 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 13
7 New York City 10 4 1 5 8 8 4 2 0 2 5 5 6 2 1 3 3 3 0 13
8 Atlanta United 10 3 2 5 9 11 7 2 1 4 5 7 3 1 1 1 4 4 -2 11
9 New York RB 10 3 2 5 7 13 4 2 0 2 4 6 6 1 2 3 3 7 -6 11
10 DC United 10 2 4 4 9 13 5 1 2 2 5 6 5 1 2 2 4 7 -4 10
11 Nashville SC 9 2 3 4 5 9 3 1 1 1 3 3 6 1 2 3 2 6 -4 9
12 Cincinnati 10 2 3 5 6 15 5 1 3 1 2 4 5 1 0 4 4 11 -9 9
13 Inter Miami 10 2 2 6 8 12 4 2 1 1 5 4 6 0 1 5 3 8 -4 8
14 Chicago Fire 10 2 2 6 9 16 5 2 0 3 6 7 5 0 2 3 3 9 -7 8

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Major League Soccer (often known simply as MLS) is the top level of football (soccer) in the United States and Canada. MLS has 24 teams divided into two conferences, Eastern and Western. Each team play 34 fixtures to decide a league table champion. The top fourteen teams then compete in playoff to crown a MLS Cup champion.