July 16, 2020: 20-year-old forward Ayo Akinola scored a hat trick against the rival Montreal Impact in a narrow 4–3 victory. He had scored only two goals before that in his MLS career.
2020 Season Preview: Toronto fans will be cheering for Alejandro Pozuela and Jozy Altidore again in 2020, and keeping their fingers crossed that defensive star Michael Bradley recovers from ankle surgery. Pablo Piatti joins Toronto after starring for Spanish club RCD Espanyol.
November 10, 2019: The Reds made it all the way to the MLS Cup, but lost to the Seattle Sounders, 3–1. Jozy Altidore scored Toronto’s lone goal. Thanks to the play of Altidore and talented newcomer Alejandro Pozuela, Toronto had not lost a game since the beginning of August.
April 25, 2018: Toronto played CD Guadalajara in the deciding match of the CONCACAF Champions League final. The Reds lost 4–2 on penalty kicks. Jonathan Osorio and Sebastian Giovinco were named to the tournament’s Best XI team.
2018 Season Preview: Toronto returns one of the best-ever squads in league history, including Justin Morrow, Victor Vazquez and Sebastian Giovinco. The defense will be even stronger in 2018 thanks to the arrival of Dutch star Gregory van der Wiel.
December 9, 2017: In a rematch of the 2016 MLS Cup, Toronto faced the Seattle Sounders. The Reds won their first MLS title by a score of 2–0. Jozy Altidore was named MVP of the match. He and Victor Vazquez scored the team’s goals.
October 22, 2017: The Reds tied Atlanta United 2–2 in the last game of the year to finish with 69 points. That broke the MLS record for the most points in a season, which had been held by the LA Galaxy, with 68.
August 19, 2017: The Reds became the first MLS team to reach 50 points in 2017 when they beat the Chicago Fire, 3–1. Nicolas Hasler headed in the game-winner for his first MLS goal and Sebastian Giovinco put the game away with his 12th goal of the season.
May 10, 2017: The Reds scored an amazing comeback against the Columbus Crew, turning an 0–1 deficit into a 2–1 victory in the final 9 minutes. Both goals were set up by 21-year-old Raheem Edwards, a product of the team’s youth system. Edwards grew up in a Toronto suburb and always dreamed of playing for the club.