Toronto FC blanked by Inter Miami in 17th loss of season

TFC is winless and goal-less in three straight road matches after suffering a 3-0 loss to Miami on Wednesday.

Toronto FC blanked by Inter Miami in 17th loss of season
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Playing Toronto FC proved to be the perfect tonic for an Inter Miami side mired in a terrible losing slump and fighting to keep its faint post-season hopes alive.

TFC came out on the wrong end of a 3-0 decision away to Inter Miami on Wednesday, a result that extended the Reds’ winless and goal-less run on the road to three consecutive matches.

With its second consecutive loss overall, Toronto (6-17-7) remains in second-last place in the MLS standings. Miami (10-15-5) snapped a six-game losing skid that saw them outscored 16-1, and also made up some ground in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

It was yet another match to forget in a nightmare of an MLS campaign for Toronto, whose defensive marking on set pieces against Miami was comical. TFC now sports an anaemic 1-14-1 record in MLS in 2021 when trailing at halftime, and have given up three or more goals eight times, as well as a league-worst 59 goals in 30 games.