The hole that Toronto FC is digging itself into keeps getting a little deeper.
Toronto stumbled to its fifth consecutive loss on Saturday - something it hasn’t done since 2013 - when it dropped a 2-0 decision to FC Cincinnati at Exploria Stadium in Orlando.
This latest setback means TFC is now winless in six games and have taken just five points from 10 games, which represents the second-worst start to an MLS campaign in club history.
If not for the Chicago Fire failing to beat the Philadelphia Union, Toronto would be on the very bottom of the MLS table right now. As it stands, it’s tied with Chicago on points, but slightly ahead on goal difference. What a difference seven month makes: From second place in the Supporters’ Shield race to second-last place in the league.
Here are my three major takeaways from the game.