Cristian Dajome scored twice within the second half to assist the Vancouver Whitecaps clean Toronto FC 3-0 in pre-season play Wednesday on the Coachella Valley Invitational in Indio, Calif.
Dajome scored within the 67th minute from the penalty spot, including his second within the 77th at Empire Polo Club.
Javain Brown, heading dwelling a Luis Martins free kick that hit the goalpost, scored within the seventy fifth minute for the Whitecaps. Federico Bernardeschi missed a first-half penalty for Toronto.
The 13-team match options 12 MLS golf equipment — Charlotte FC, D.C. United, Los Angeles Galaxy, Los Angeles FC, Minnesota United, New York City FC, New York Red Bulls, Portland Timbers, San Jose Earthquakes, St. Louis City SC, Toronto and Vancouver — and the USL Championship’s San Diego Loyal SC.
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The Whitecaps performed to 1-1 attracts with D.C. United and Charlotte in earlier match play.
Toronto had beforehand simply held closed scrimmages in opposition to the San Jose Earthquakes and Mexico’s Tijuana.
TFC performs LAFC on Saturday and the Portland Timbers on Feb. 15. Vancouver takes on Minnesota on Feb. 18.
Toronto coach Bob Bradley fielded a first-string beginning 11 for the primary half.
Toronto began its new-look backline with Sean Johnson in aim behind Raoul Petretta, Matt Hedges, Sigurd Rosted and Richie Laryea. Only Laryea is a holdover from final season.
Captain Michael Bradley was joined within the midfield by Mark-Anthony Kaye and Victor Vazquez, again within the fold after leaving the staff for a staff in Qatar in January 2019. Italian star Lorenzo Insigne joined Bernardeschi and Spanish striker Jesus Jimenez in assault.
Bradley shuffled all the deck for the beginning of the second half.
Toronto has 31 gamers in camp together with 5 members of TFC II, two trialists and defender Jalen Ellis-Watson, a second-round decide (thirty second total) within the 2023 MLS SuperDraft.
The TFC II gamers in camp are goalkeeper Adisa De Rosario, defenders Kobe Franklin and Adam Pearlman and midfielders Markus Cimermancic and Alonso Coello Camarero.
The trialists, midfielder Hafiz Ibrahim and Alhassan Benny, are younger gamers from an academy in Ghana that Bradley is aware of.
Greg Ranjitsingh, who was TFC’s third-string goalkeeper, stays in Toronto recovering from a non-COVID sickness.