Akindele, Gallese assist Orlando Metropolis beat Toronto FC 1-0


ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tesho Akindele scored within the twelfth minute and Orlando Metropolis beat Toronto FC 1-0 on Saturday night time.

Orlando Metropolis (3-0-3), which prolonged its season-opening unbeaten streak to a franchise-best six video games, has allowed simply two targets and has 4 shutouts this season.

On the counter-attack, Kyle Smith’s lengthy go led Silvester van der Water down the correct aspect. The 24-year-old, who made his first MLS begin, in the reduction of to evade a defender and performed a lob into the realm that Akindele put away from point-blank vary.

Toronto (1-3-2) defender Omar González left the sport with an obvious leg damage within the 81st minute.

Pedro Gallese had 5 saves, together with back-to-back stops within the closing moments, for Orlando Metropolis. Gallese made a diving parry of a shot by Nick DeLeon that bounced to Toronto’s Yeferson Soteldo simply exterior the realm. Soteldo side-stepped and ripped a rising right-footer that Gallese punched over the crossbar within the sixth minute of stoppage time.


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