Now consider that in the one-off Knockout Round games going back to their inception in 2011, the home team had a 12-2 all-time record going into Thursday. Which is what made it so disheveling to see D.C. United, which had been on a good run (undefeated for six in a row until the final game of the regular
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Jozy Altidore scored the clincher for Toronto, while Alan Gordon got L.A.’s opening goal. It took nine years for Toronto FC to reach Major League Soccer’s playoffs, in spite of deep pools of cash splashed on players every year. In a flat first half, the Torontonians scraped and clawed and got a scrappy