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USL Match Preview – #TORvBST

By Staff, 05/12/17, 8:57AM EDT


Toronto takes to big stage at BMO Field for visit of Steel FC

TORONTO – Toronto FC II returns home for the first time since early April, and will play on the big stage of BMO Field as it hosts Bethlehem Steel FC on Saturday night looking to break a four-game scoreless streak. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. ET.

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Toronto FC II news and notes

  • Current record: 1-3-3, 6pts

  • Toronto fell 1-0 to the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on May 3 in its last outing as the club’s record shutout streak came to an end at 331 minutes.

  • TFC II has been held scoreless in each of its past four games, earning three consecutive 0-0 draws prior to its defeat by Pittsburgh.

  • Goalkeeper Angelo Cavaluzzo finished third in voting for the USL Player of the Month award for March/April, and is tied for fourth in the USL with 21 saves this season.

  • Saturday marks Toronto’s first home game since it played to a 0-0 draw with the Rochester Rhinos at the Ontario Soccer Centre on April 7, and opens a three-game home stand.

Bethlehem Steel FC news and notes

  • Current record: 2-4-0, 6pts

  • Steel FC was edged out 1-0 by the Charleston Battery last Saturday night as Ataullah Guerra scored the only goal of the game for the hosts at MUSC Health Stadium.

  • Derrick Jones, who was the first signing in Bethlehem history prior to the 2016 season, was named on Tuesday to the U.S. U20 National Team squad that will compete at the FIFA U20 World Cup in South Korea.

  • Seku Conneh leads Steel FC with three goals this season, and is the only player in the squad to have scored multiple times.

  • Aaron Jones has attempted the most passes of any player in Steel FC’s squad this season with 309, and has created a team-high 14 scoring chances.

Series Notes

  • Toronto FC II took victory by a 3-2 scoreline in both of the prior meetings between the clubs last season.


  • Toronto – GK: Angelo Cavalluzzo, Mark Pais, Brogan Engbers; D: Brandon Onkony, Brandon Aubrey, Oyvind Alseth, Mitchell Taintor, Anthony Osorio, Jordan McCrary, Ashtone Morgan; M: Marky Delgado, Aidan Daniels, Sergio Camargo, Luca Uccello, Brian James, Liam Fraser, Tsubah Endoh, Jay Chapman, Luis Pereira, Malik Johnson, Matthew Srbely; F: Ricardo John, Jordan Hamilton, Shaan Hundal, Aikim Andrews, Ben Spencer, Ryan Telfer

  • Bethlehem – GK: Tomas Romero, Jahmali Waite, Jake McGuire; D: Aaron Jones, Matt Mahoney, Mark McKenzie, Hugh Roberts, Auston Trusty, Giliano Wijnaldum, Matt Real, Ken Tribbett; M: Charlie Reymann, Chris Wingate, Adam Najem, Josh Heard, Santi Moar, James Chambers; F: Seku Conneh, Yosef Samuel, Marcus Epps, Chris Nanco, Amoy Brown, Cory Burke, Justin McMaster, Fabrice Picault, Charlie Davies


  • Toronto – None

  • Bethlehem – None



  • AR1: Gianni Facchini

  • AR2: Peter Pendli

  • 4TH: Alexis Vaughan

Game hashtag:

  • #TORvBST

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