Toronto FC will face FC Cincinatti in Wednesday’s upcoming MLS fixture.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Toronto FC v FC Cincinatti can be found here - as well as the best betting odds.
Toronto FC will play in this match after a 0-0 MLS drawn game vs Colorado Rapids.
In that match, Toronto FC managed 38% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Colorado Rapids got 10 shots on goal with 1 on target.
Toronto FC haven’t exactly had impressive attacking statistics in more recent games. Their sum of goals equals just 4 vs opposing sides over the course of their last six outings. In those meetings, Toronto FC have also seen the tally of goals scored against them come to 10. Despite that, we’ll just have to find out if that pattern will be sustained in this upcoming match.
Since a loss in their previous game against D.C. United in MLS action, FC Cincinatti will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, FC Cincinatti had 54% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For FC Cincinatti, the goals were scored by Vázquez (80') and Acosta (84'). D.C. United had 19 attempts on goal with 8 on target. Arriola (7', 41'), Birnbaum (21') and Robertha (72') scored for D.C. United.
Looking at their form, and FC Cincinatti have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 14 goals in all. Defensively, FC Cincinatti certainly have room for improvement.
Head to head
The last league clash featuring the two was MLS match day 31 on 12/09/2021 which finished with the scoreline of FC Cincinatti 2-0 Toronto FC.
On that occasion, FC Cincinatti managed 52% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Goals were scored by Souza da Silva (39') and Međunjanin (58').
At the other end, Toronto FC had 13 shots on goal with 5 of them on target.
The referee was David Gantar.
Team News: Toronto FC
Alejandro Pozuelo (Leg Injury), Ayo Akinola (Ruptured cruciate ligament), Jozy Altidore (Foot surgery) and Ralph Priso-Mbongue (Ankle Surgery) aren’t available for Toronto FC boss Javier Pérez.
Team News: FC Cincinatti
Owing to a fully healthy squad available to choose from, the FC Cincinatti manager Jaap Stam does not have any fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
We feel that FC Cincinatti will likely create enough chances to put a goal past this Toronto FC team, however it is unlikely to be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re predicting a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Toronto FC at the end of the match. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: BMO Field (30,000)
Captain: Michael Bradley
Chairman: Bill Manning
Manager: Javier Pérez
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Eastern Conference)