D.C. United takes shutout streak into matchup against Toronto


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DC United (5-5-4, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto FC (2-5-7, 14th in the Eastern Conference)

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DC United (5-5-4, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto FC (2-5-7, 14th in the Eastern Conference)

Toronto; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLS LINE: Toronto FC +118, DC United +226, Draw +242; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: D.C. United heads into a matchup against Toronto after recording two straight shutout wins.

Toronto is 2-4-5 against Eastern Conference opponents. Toronto is 1-2 in games decided by one goal.

United is 4-5-3 in Eastern Conference games. United has a 2-3 record in one-goal matches.

The teams meet Saturday for the second time this season. United won the last meeting 3-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Federico Bernardeschi has three goals and three assists for Toronto. Richie Laryea has two goals and one assist over the past 10 games.

Christian Benteke has six goals and one assist for United. Taxiarchis Fountas has scored three goals over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Toronto: 1-4-5, averaging 0.7 goals, 3.4 shots on goal and 5.2 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.3 goals per game.

United: 4-3-3, averaging 1.3 goals, 4.2 shots on goal and 3.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 0.8 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Toronto: Alonso Coello (injured), Jordan Perruzza (injured), Sigurd Rosted (injured), Shane O’Neill (injured), Adama Diomande (injured), Michael Bradley (injured), Deandre Christopher Kerr (injured), Mark Anthony Kaye (injured), Matt Hedges (injured), Jonathan Osorio (injured), Victor Vazquez (injured).

United: Ruan (injured), Mohanad Jeahze (injured), Steve Birnbaum (injured), Taxiarchis Fountas (injured), Pedro Santos (injured), Andy Najar (injured), Nigel Robertha (injured), Martin Rodriguez (injured).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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