Silva Tale 2013

Tale of the Tape: D.C. United vs. Toronto FC

In boxing, the tale of the tape is the pre-fight measurements between the two combatants. In 2013, we're telling the tale of the tape between D.C. United and its foe of the week.

Creating Chances
Only four teams have taken more corner kicks than D.C. United (161) so far in MLS during the 2013 campaign. The only clubs who have more are the Houston Dynamo (166), LA Galaxy (193) and San Jose Earthquakes (167).

Scoring Problems
Toronto FC hasn’t scored more than one goal in its last nine MLS regular season matches. The team has also scored the joint second fewest goals (6) in the last 15 minutes of the game in MLS this season.

Canadian State of Mind
The Black-and-Red has claimed victory in their last four visits to BMO field. In eight games all-time in Toronto, United has won six. In total, D.C. United has faced Toronto FC 17 times in league play, winning 10 of those games.

Defensive Lapses
In the last 30 minutes of the first half, Toronto FC has conceded more goals (18) than any other team in MLS during the 2013 campaign.

Shooting Woes
During the 2013 MLS season, Toronto FC has recorded the second-fewest shots (298) and the fewest amount of shots on goal (90) of any team in the league.