After a laboured start that saw them go without a victory in three matches to open the 2022 MLS campaign, Toronto FC rebounded with an undefeated in its next four games (with three wins) and appeared to have found its footing under Bob Bradley.
It was a solid response from a team that underwent a massive overhaul during the winter and was still learning to play under a new coach. But then the Reds came crashing down to Earth, having lost their last five games in a row.
What's going on? Why is TFC mired in this terrible losing slump?
Here are four problem areas that Toronto have to address in order to get back on track.