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MLS Preview: Toronto FC vs D.C. United

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Sunday at BMO Field, as Phili host D.C. in the Major League Soccer.

D.C. currently sit in ninth place as they travel to thirteenth placed Phili.

Toronto FC arrive at this game, having secured 28 points so far this season

Phili have suffered at the hands of Atlanta United and Philadelphia Union in their previous two matches, with two successive draws. They go into this game with the hope of taking all three points.

Also, Phili are quickly becoming the Major League Soccer’s draw specialists, having recorded three in their last three fixtures. With a thirteenth position in the league and 6 wins, 17 losses and 10 draws, they currently have 28 points in the League having won six meetings, drawn 10 matches, and lost 17 meetings.

Phili have won four games, drawn seven meetings, and lost five fixtures of their 16 League matches at home this season.

A victory for Toronto FC would put them on 31 points.

D.C. United go into this meeting with 44 points secured

D.C. must take a positive approach to this game, if they are to get anything out of, following their recent defeat to Columbus Crew at Audi Field.

Also, With 44 points (13W, 15L and 5D), they are established in ninth position in the League having won 13 matches, drawn five fixtures, and lost 15 meetings.

It must be a worrying prospect for D.C. to go back on the road, with a bud run of away performances under their belt this season. So far they have only secured two wins and four darts to the home team.

D.C. United will see 47 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Good Attacking Performance

D.C. will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (53). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Bill, Chris, and Jonathan. D.C. have shown a poor defensive performance so far, having conceded 53 goals in their previous matches.

Toronto FC v D.C. United – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen D.C. with a greater number of wins. In the last 36 meetings, they have enjoyed 15 wins, to Phili’s 11 victories. Further, D.C. are unbeaten in their ten of the last 15 games played against Phili. The last time both teams met in this competition was July 2021, when D.C. United walked away as 7-1 winners.

Other standout players for Phili are Kevin and Quentin with respectively and for D.C. are Chris and Jonathan with respectively.

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