Toronto FC vs. FC Cincinnati: 3 takeaways

Giving up the first goal of the game is a problem that continues to hound TFC this season.

Toronto FC vs. FC Cincinnati: 3 takeaways

A four-game unbeaten streak has given way to a two-match losing slump for Toronto FC, further underlining that this team remains a work in progress under Bob Bradley.

The Reds' latest setback came on Saturday in the form of a 2-1 home loss to FC Cincinnati, the first time the Ohio-based club earned a win in three trips to BMO Field.

With 19 goals against, TFC sports the second-worst defensive record in MLS and the worst in the Eastern Conference, and are still searching for their first clean sheet of the season after conceding in each of their first nine matches.

Here are my three major takeaways from the game.