banner

Soccer

more stats

Ten-man TFC holds on for draw with Fire

Bridgeview, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Toronto FC played the final 60 minutes with 10 men, but the Canadian side was still able to come away from Toyota Park with a 1-1 draw against the Chicago Fire on Wednesday.

TFC went down to 10 men just 30 minutes into the match when Luke Moore was sent off, but the visitors managed to take the lead in the 42nd minute through Jackson.

Chicago equalized in the 56th minute courtesy of Harrison Shipp's sixth goal of the campaign, yet Toronto was able to hold out for a point to extend its unbeaten streak to six games.

There wasn't a lot in the match in the opening half hour, but things took a dramatic turn when Moore received a straight red card for delivering an elbow to the head of Chicago's Chris Ritter.

Quincy Amarikwa went close in the 41st minute for the Fire, who found themselves down a goal a few minutes later when Jermain Defoe's cross found an unmarked Jackson inside the penalty area, allowing him to turn home a header to put TFC in front.

The hosts finally broke through in the 56th when Shipp took a pass inside the area from Mike Magee and saw his deflected shot beat goalkeeper Joe Bendik, who was only able to get a hand to the effort.

Chicago pushed for an equalizer and Bakary Soumare had the ball in the net in the 73rd minute, only for it to be ruled out for offsides.

The final chance at snatching the win for the Fire came five minutes from time when substitute Juan Luis Anangono saw his half-volley from inside the box whistle just over the crossbar.

07/02 22:35:32 ET

Other Stories

TV
  • World Series: Kansas City vs. San Francisco

    Tonight at 7:30 on FOX50

Scoreboard
Local
Final
ATL 117
CHA 114
8:00pm Tonight
WIN
CAR
 
8:07pm Tonight
KAN
SFG
Final
CLE 107
CHI 98
Final
WAS 84
NOP 88
Final
ATL 117
CHA 114
Final
NYK 107
MIL 120
Final
BRK 99
PHI 88
Final
DAL 108
MEM 103
Final
SAN 106
SAC 99
8:00pm Tonight
MIA
HOU
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
IND
 
8:00pm Tonight
OKC
UTA
 
9:00pm Tonight
DEN
POR
 
10:00pm Tonight
PHO
LAL
 
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
 
8:00pm Tonight
LALAF
ARKST
 
Final
EDM 3
TAM 2
7:00pm Tonight
NJD
NYR
 
7:00pm Tonight
BOS
SJS
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYI
TOR
 
7:30pm Tonight
MON
DET
 
8:00pm Tonight
NAS
ARI
 
8:00pm Tonight
WIN
CAR
 
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
PHI
 
8:30pm Tonight
DAL
VAN
 
9:00pm Tonight
COL
FLA
 
9:00pm Tonight
CAL
TAM
 
Final
PIT 30
HOU 23