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Brian Schmetzer pleased to win MLS Cup title in his hometown

The Sounders’ MLS Cup victory marked only the third time a Seattle team won a major-league championship at home, after the Metropolitans became the first American team to claim the Stanley Cup in 1917 and the Storm took the WNBA title in 2004.

Road Warriors: Toronto heads to MLS Cup, wins 2-1 at Atlanta

Nick DeLeon scored the tiebreaking goal in the 78th minute, Quentin Westberg stuffed a penalty kick and Toronto FC advanced to the MLS Cup title game with a 2-1 victory over defending champion Atlanta United in the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night.

Will Bruin scores twice, Sounders outlast Toronto 3-2

Will Bruin and Cristian Roldan scored two minutes apart midway through the second half and the Seattle Sounders stayed unbeaten with a 3-2 victory over Toronto FC. Seattle knocked Toronto from the ranks of the unbeatens in the only regular-season matchup between the MLS Cup finalists from 2016 and 2017.

A rivalry of champions once again has Sounders and Toronto FC on a collision course

One of the oft-forgotten elements to what’s been a run of excellence for the Sounders going on three-plus years is how they’ve managed it without a one-season reboot. The same can’t be said for their Saturday afternoon opponent, Toronto FC, a franchise that began its own stretch of excellence around the same time back in 2016.

Chivas wins CONCACAF title, beating Toronto on penalty kicks

Mexico’s Chivas beat Toronto FC 4-2 on penalty kicks to win the CONCACAF Champions League and the right to play in the Club’s World Cup for the first time in its history. Toronto got the 2-1 win in the Akron stadium to force the penalty kicks, where the Mexicans scored their four shots while Jonathan Osorio and Michael Bradley missed for Toronto.

Chivas wins 2-1 at Toronto in 1st leg of CONCACAF final

Alan Pulido’s free kick in the 72nd minute was misjudged by goalkeeper Alex Bono and went in for a go-ahead goal that gave Chivas Guadalajara a 2-1 win over Toronto in the first leg of the Champions League final. Rodolfo Pizarro scored off a cross from Isaac Brizula just 70 seconds in, but Jonathan Osorio tied the score in the 19th minute. The second leg of the total-goals series is April 25 in Mexico.

Toronto FC wins 1st leg of Champions League semifinal

Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore scored first-half goals and Toronto FC beat Mexico’s Club America 3-1 in the CONCACAF Champions League in the first leg of the semifinal on a wet and breezy.

2018 MLS Schedule: Sounders, Toronto FC rematch set for May 9

Less than a month after the Seattle Sounders dropped a 2-0 decision to Toronto FC in the MLS Cup final at BMO Field comes word that the rematch will take place at the same venue on May 9. The Major League Soccer schedule, announced Thursday, has the Sounders visiting Toronto exactly five months after their defeat in the championship match.