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D.C. United Draw with Toronto in First Match of MLS Is Back Tournament

July 13, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - D.C. United News Release

D.C. United pursue Toronto FC at the MLS Is Back Tournament
D.C. United pursue Toronto FC at the MLS Is Back Tournament
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D.C. United (1-1-1, 4 pts.) 2-2 Toronto FC (1-0-2, 5 pts.)

2020 MLS is Back Tournament

July 13, 2020 - ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex - Orlando, FL

Player Notes

Kevin Paredes replaced Julian Gressel in the 57th minute to make his debut for D.C. United.

Federico Higuaín came on for Ulises Segura in the 80th minute to make his debut for the Black-and-Red; Higuaín scored his first goal for United in the 84th minute.

Felipe Martins recorded his 50th career assist in MLS on Higuaín's goal in the 84th minute.

Frédéric Brillant has scored in consecutive MLS matches for the first time in his career.


D.C. United are 14-10-9 against Toronto FC in club history.

Match Notes

The Black-and-Red played their first match in 128 days after beating Inter Miami CF 2-1 on March 7.

D.C. United are now tied for second place in Group C of the MLS is Back Tournament.

D.C. United are the first team in MLS since 2007 to earn a point after having a player sent off while trailing by two or more goals.

D.C. United lineup: Bill Hamid; Joseph Mora (Chris Odoi-Atsem, 69'), Steven Birnbaum, Frédéric Brillant, Russell Canouse; Felipe Martins, Júnior Moreno; Ulises Segura (Federico Higuaín, 80'), Julian Gressel (Kevin Paredes, 57'), Edison Flores (Yamil Asad, 57'); Ola Kamara (Oniel Fisher, HT)

Unused Substitutes: Earl Edwards Jr., Mohammed Abu, Donovan Pines, Moses Nyeman, Griffin Yow

Manager: Ben Olsen

Toronto FC's Lineup: Quentin Westberg; Auro, Omar Gonzalez (Erik Zavaleta, 64'), Chris Mavinga (Laurent Ciman, 64'), Justin Morrow (Richie Laryea, HT); Tsubasa Endoh, Marco Delgado, Michael Bradley, Alejandro Pozuelo (Nick DeLeon, 78'); Pablo Piatti (Erickson Gallardo, 73'), Ayo Akinola

Unused Substitutes: Alex Bono, Liam Fraser, Noble Okello, Griffin Dorsey, Jayden Nelson, Jacob Shaffelburg, Patrick Mullins

Manager: Greg Vanney

REF: Fotis Bazakos

AR1: Felisha Mariscal

AR2: Apolinar Mariscal

4TH: Guido Gonzales Jr

VAR: Rosendo Mendoza

AVAR: Ian McKay

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