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Match Thread: 2017 MLS Cup Final – Toronto FC vs Seattle Sounders FC [4PM EST|ESPN, TSN]

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#FULL TIME: [](/TFC)Toronto FC 2-0 [](/SEA)Seattle Sounders FC

**Broadcast: ESPN (USA) or TSN (Canada)**

[Major League Soccer](http://www.mlssoccer.com)

Kick Off: 4:00 PM EST

Venue: [BMO Field](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMO_Field), Toronto, Ontario

Referee: [](/whistle)Allen Chapman

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[Comment Stream](https://www.reddit-stream.com/r/MLS/comments/7iom8o/match_thread_2017_mls_cup_final_toronto_fc_vs/)

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[](/TFC)**[Toronto FC](http://www.torontofc.ca) ~ [Twitter](https://twitter.com/TorontoFC) ~ /r/TFC**

**Lineup**

Starting XI|(#)|Pos.|Name|Event|Subs| |Bench|(#)|Pos.|Name|Event|Subs
—:|—|—|—|—|—:|—|—|—|—|—|—|—:
|25|GK|Alex Bono|-|-| | |1|GK|Clint Irwin|-|-
|33|DF|Steven Beitashour|-|-| | |26|DF|Nicolas Hasler|-|-
|3|DF|Drew Moor|-|-| | |6|DF|Nick Hagglund|-|[](/sub-on)
|23|DF|Chris Mavinga|-|-| | |15|DF|Eriq Zavaleta|-|-
|2|DF|Justin Morrow|-|-| | |8|MF|Benoit Cheyrou|-|[](/sub-on)
|7|MF|Victor Vazquez|[](/goal)[](/yellow)|-| | |31|MF|Armando Cooper|-|[](/sub-on)
|18|MF|Marco Delgado|-|[](/sub-off)| | |87|FW|Tosaint Ricketts|-|-
|4|MF|Michael Bradley|-|-| | |
|21|MF|Jonathan Osorio|-|[](/sub-off)| | |
|10|FW|Sebastian Giovinco|[](/assist)|-| | |
|17|FW|Jozy Altidore|[](/goal)|[](/sub-off)| | |

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**[](/SEA)[Seattle Sounders FC](http://www.soundersfc.com/) ~ [Twitter](http://www.twitter.com/soundersfc) ~ /r/SoundersFC**

**Lineup**

Starting XI|(#)|Pos.|Name|Event|Subs| |Bench|(#)|Pos.|Name|Event|Subs
—:|—|—|—|—|—:|—|—|—|—|—|—|—:
|24|GK|Stefan Frei|-|-| | |1|GK|Tyler Miller|-|-
|18|DF|Kelvin Leerdam|-|-| | |15|DF|Tony Alfaro|-|-
|4|DF|Gustav Svensson|-|-| | |5|DF|Nouhou Tolo|-|-
|14|DF|Chad Marshall|-|-| | |19|MF|Harry Shipp|-|-
|29|DF|Roman Torres|-|-| | |21|MF|Jordy Delem|-|-
|7|MF|Cristian Roldan|-|-| | |27|FW|Lamar Neagle|-|-
|10|MF|Nicolas Lodeiro|-|-| | |13|FW|Jordan Morris|-|[](/sub-on)
|8|MF|Victor Rodriguez|-|[](/sub-off)| | |
|2|MF|Clint Dempsey|-|-| | |
|33|MF|Joevin Jones|-|-| | |
|17|FW|Will Bruin|-|-| | |

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**Streams**

* [YouTube](https://www.reddit.com/r/MLS/comments/7iom8o/match_thread_2017_mls_cup_final_toronto_fc_vs/dr0bkzo/)

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* /r/soccerstreams

* [ESPN](http://www.espn.com/watch/)

* [TSN Video](http://www.tsn.ca/) and [TSN Radio](http://www.tsn.ca/radio)

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**Scoring**

Time|Type|Player|Notes|Score
:—|—|—|—|—:
67’|[](/goal)GOAL!|[](/TFC)Jozy Altidore|[](/assist)Sebastian Giovinco|[](/TFC) 1-0 [](/SEA)
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**Match Events**

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**1′ [](/whistle)START OF FIRST HALF**

**2’** Corner kick flicked on by [](/TFC)Mavinga to the back post for [](/TFC)Moor, but his header is just over the bar.

**4’** Cross in by [](/SEA)Leerdam is deflected by [](/TFC)Morrow, nearly into the net, but it curls around for a corner.

**8’** Opportunity for [](/TFC)Giovinco, but his low roller doesn’t have enough power on it to challenge [](/SEA)Frei.

**10’** Chested down by [](/TFC)Altidore for a shot by [](/TFC)Osorio, but [](/SEA)Frei gets down to make an amazing save!

**11’** Wide for an open [](/TFC)Giovinco, he takes it into the box, but [](/SEA)Frei is off his line and deflects it inches wide!

**16’** Penetrating through ball to [](/TFC)Morrow[](/offside), he takes a quick shot, saved by [](/SEA)Frei, but the offside flag is up.

**20’** Free kick from a good spot for [](/TFC)Giovinco, but it’s straight into the wall.

**23’** Another amazing save by [](/SEA)Frei to push [](/TFC)Gio’s shot over the bar!

**28’** Seattle almost get their first shooting opportunity of the night, but [](/SEA)Dempsey[](/offside) is *way* offside.

**30’** [](/SEA)Jones records Seattle’s first ever shot on goal in an MLS Cup Final. Comfortable save for [](/TFC)Bono.

**33’** Chance for[](/TFC)Mavinga’s header, but he can’t get a clear shot and it’s off target.

**35’** Hard shot from distance by [](/TFC)Delgado, but the wall that is [](/SEA)Frei makes yet another good save.

**41’** Another fantastic save by [](/SEA)Frei! A low hard shot by [](/TFC)Vazquez, but the ‘keeper gets down well and draws the first [](/TWELLMAN)”Are you kidding me!?”[](/TWELLMAN) of the night!

**44’** Nearly an own goal for [](/SEA)Jones as he blocks the shot, but puts it only inches wide of his own net.

**45′ +1 [](/whistle)HALF TIME [](/TFC)Toronto FC 0-0 [](/SEA)Seattle Sounders FC**

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**46′ [](/whistle)START OF SECOND HALF**

**47’** Cross by [](/TFC)Morrow gets past [](/TFC)Altidore, but finds [](/TFC)Beitashour at the top of the area, he curls his shot just off the corner of the net!

**49’** Another shot for Seatle, but [](/SEA)Dempsey’s chance is saved by [](/TFC)Bono.

**52’** Another wasted free kick by [](/TFC)Seba, as he sends this one over the bar and into the stands.

**54’** [](/SEA)Leerdam takes a chance, but can’t turn his long range shot on frame.

**56’** Awkward clearance attempt by [](/SEA)Torres rolls back toward his net, but [](/SEA)Frei catches up to it and grabs it.

**60’** The ball pops out to [](/TFC)Bradley, his dipping shot bounces awkwardly for [](/SEA)Frei, but he still pushes it away.

**64’** Another save by [](/SEA)Frei! This time he gets down to deny the shot by [](/TFC)Giovinco.

**67′ [](/goal)GOAL!!!** Great horizontal run, [](/SEA)Jones holds him onside, [](/TFC)Jozy collects the through ball from [](/TFC)Giovinco, touches it wide of [](/SEA)Frei, and tucks it into the net! **[](/TFC)Toronto FC 1-0 [](/SEA)Seattle Sounders FC**

**71’** Tonight’s first sub sees [](/SEA)Rodriguez[](/sub-off) make way for Morris[](/sub-on)

**72’** Another shot for [](/TFC)Bradley, but this one misses.

**74’** A shot by [](/SEA)Lodeiro is wide of the net.

**79’** Clearance of the cross falls to [](/TFC)Morrow, he scuffs his shot, but it bounces dangerously close to frame. Wide.

**83’** The referee delays the play due to an injury to the Skycam. The situation is resolved, the corner kick is taken.

**84’** First sub of the night for Toronto is [](/TFC)Cooper[](/sub-on) for Osorio[](/sub-off)

**86’** [](/TFC)Hagglund[](/sub-on) enters as Altidore[](/sub-off) exits to an ovation.

**90’** In on goal, [](/TFC)Giovinco is shoved off the ball by [](/SEA)Roldan, but the ref says no foul.

**90′ +1** Probably too late, but [](/SEA)Jones[](/sub-off) makes way for Nouhou[](/sub-on)

**90’+3** Final TFC sub is [](/TFC)Cheyrou[](/sub-on) for Delgado[](/sub-off)

**90′ +4 [](/goal)GOAL!!!** Wide open play allows [](/TFC)Cooper to get a shot past [](/SEA)Frei, but it ricochets back off the post! An onrushing [](/TFC)Vazquez is able to tap the rebound in! **[](/TFC)Toronto FC 2-0 [](/SEA)Seattle Sounders FC**

**90′ +5** A yellow card is issued to [](/TFC)Vazquez[](/yellow) for removing his shirt during his celebration.

**90’ +6 [](/whistle)FULL TIME [](/TFC)Toronto FC 2-0 [](/SEA)Seattle Sounders FC**

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#[](/TFC)Toronto FC are the 2017 MLS Cup Champions!

**[](/SEA)Seattle Sounders FC fail to repeat as champions.**

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*TFC supporters booing Don Garber!*

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65 Comments


  1. HeyJude21

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Congrats to TFC. They truly looked the best this season from start to finish and deserved a title.

    Reply

  2. iambobbydennis

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    So damn glad TFC won. Fuck the jabroni Sounders!

    Reply

  3. TheLostBeerKeg

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    *guitar riff playing TNT* TFC! They’re dynamite! TFC! They won tonight! TFC! The champs you know! TFC! With keeper Bonooooooo!

    Sorry, I’ll show myself out now!

    Reply

  4. bennybravo42

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Came here for the Fuck Garber and Fuck PSV. Not disappointed.

    Reply

  5. RipCityRevival

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Nothing better than hearing my whole family cheer “Fuck Seattle!”

    Reply

  6. manux_

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    GG Toronto, well played!

    Reply

  7. CzarMesa

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Seattle had a shot on goal this time anyway.

    Reply

  8. LordZana

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    All game it was amusing seeing how almost every fake Altidore did, worked. Seattle was incredibly lousy today

    Reply

  9. shadowthunder

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    I refuse to say that the better team won, but the losing team played like shit. Except you, Frei. I think you deserved MVP for holding out against the first half barrage.

    Reply

  10. thefanciestcat

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Glad to see Canada get a cup. Congrats to Toronto!

    Reply

  11. ididntsaygoyet

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Fuck yeah boys!!!!!!!!

    Reply

  12. nonix

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Thanks Ohtani

    Reply

  13. honeybear13_

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Fuck this

    Reply

  14. MoonCrawlerVG

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    next year will be us ;_;

    Reply

  15. Whoa_Bundy

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    All I gotta say is now that we won one, Seattle can’t say shiiiiit

    Reply

  16. Masterpayne22

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    On a positive note, the east is the west’s daddy!

    Reply

  17. barticusz

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Absolutely destroyed the sounders in every way shape and form.

    The true MLS CHAMPIONS!

    Reply

  18. Bexar1824

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    4K comments, I love everyone!!!!

    Reply

  19. 40lly

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

  20. 310local

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

  21. northatlanticbayman

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    The best game I have ever seen Bradley play. The man lived up to his hype today. Great job.

    Reply

  22. BlackCatsWhiteCaps

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Well done TFC. Glad you finished this season off as strong as you started it. Go get the CCL and make even more history!

    Reply

  23. n_jacat

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Bradley cares about TFC so much more than the NT it’s kinda crazy and depressing. He shouldn’t be invited back to the NT camp but he probably fucking will because of his club play

    Reply

  24. Legodude293

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Such an odd broken English.

    Reply

  25. throwaway36309

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    So altidore and bradley can show up for club but not for country.

    Reply

  26. kattoon29

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Bradley got me tearing up frfr.

    Reply

  27. Masterpayne22

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    I suck. TFC, u deserve this. I wish TFC was our national team 🙁

    Reply

  28. infocalypse

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Man, Victor always seems the calmest dude, then he opens his mouth and he’s the most excitable guy ever.

    Reply

  29. osilo

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Happy for Toronto. Sad for American soccer. I’ve never seen a better performance from the American losers.

    Reply

  30. 40lly

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Hahah Fuck Drew Carrey!

    Reply

  31. pokerjoker23

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Bother anyone else that the way the cup is designed people lift it sideways?

    Reply

  32. lionnyc

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Bradley so happy…

    Still not going to Russia…

    Lex Luther.

    Reply

  33. Wood_floors_are_wood

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Lol Giovinco.

    Reply

  34. skinner452

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Giovinco LOL

    Reply

  35. Showtime98

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    What a run from this team.

    Reply

  36. dutifullypurple

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Well done TFC!

    Reply

  37. slicee_dee

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    This really fucking sucks. But good game, Toronto. You guys were amazing this year

    Reply

  38. Arbucks

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    That stage looks like a trampoline

    Reply

  39. lionnyc

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    I’m surprised Garber isn’t being booed more.

    Reply

  40. kirbypuckett34

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Do all Canadian cities riot when they win championships or is that just Vancouver?

    Reply

  41. 589096

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    GG Seattle

    Reply

  42. portersdad

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    elated

    Reply

  43. xXNoeticXx

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Indeed it does. It’s wrong, but that’s how it goes. Again, congrats on the win

    Reply

  44. ErnieDouglas

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Alright Toronto. Best 2 out of 3 next year

    Reply

  45. Fitzy1013

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    congrats toronto defo wasnt a more deserving team to lift the cup this year and you truly showed your quality tonight

    Reply

  46. benches48

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    TORONTOOOOOOO

    Reply

  47. bob-ombshell

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Congrats, Toronto! Very happy for you

    Reply

  48. BlueInkAlchemist

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Well done, Toronto!

    Reply

  49. Ledeberg

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    i live 6000+ km away from the BMO field but i’m as happy as when my hometeam won the competition in belgium

    Reply

  50. secord92

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    I think Vanney was pretty much exactly right with what he said about the Sounders in the lead up.

    Reply

  51. 310local

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Any Seattle fans disagrees with the result of the game. I feel like it’s totally deserved win by Toronto FC.

    Reply

  52. Djenthallman

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    We did it! Unbelievable!

    Reply

  53. eers2snow

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    #ACES

    Reply

  54. -DonnieDarko-

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Well done, Toronto!

    Reply

  55. blackb0xes

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Watching this season unfold has been a real pleasure. That team has been historically great and this is the ending these guys have earned.

    GG Seattle.

    Reply

  56. 3lephant

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Fun game to watch as a neutral, GG Toronto! Enjoy the feeling Toronto fans, it is special.

    Reply

  57. ksimps87

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Congrats, Toronto. We were outplayed and the better team won today.

    Enjoy the cup and hopefully we’ll see you next year to take it back.

    Reply

  58. peon_taking_credit

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Yeaaaaa DeRo’s on the pitch!

    Reply

  59. Alejandro-123

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Shit… did Vanney’s mom die recently? He got really emotional talking about her in that TSN interview.

    Reply

  60. Thegeobeard

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Now boo Garber. Pls Toronto.

    Reply

  61. CipherPol0

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Huh? MLS didn’t end in August? Honestly forgot it existed. 99% of the world doesn’t care.

    Reply

  62. richATTK

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Canadians love Jozy.

    Reply

  63. ravegreener

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    I don’t hate you Toronto. I want to say good game, but that would need 2 teams on the field.

    Tomorrow’s gonna be a sad day. No more mls until late Jan.

    Reply

  64. Alejandro-123

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    …Now can grab that CCL?

    Not sure, but I’d definitely like to see us go far. We have the depth to compete on multiple fronts.

    Reply

  65. Anonymous

    December 10, 2017 at 1:43 pm

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