Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Plata scores twice to give Toronto win
July 28th, 2011 1:55AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  concacaf champions league

MOST COMMENTED

[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Two goals by Joao Plata in the second half gave Toronto FC a 2-1 win over Real Esteli of Nicaragua in the first leg of their Concacaf Champions League preliminary round series.

A goal by Alesandro Calero -- courtesy of a goalkeeping blunder by Milos Kocic -- gave Real Esteli hope for the second leg, which will be played on Aug. 2.

Kocic was playing in place of the injured Stefan Frei.

July 27 in Toronto
Toronto FC 2 Real Esteli (Nic.) 1. Goals: Plata 56, 72; Calero 80.
Toronto FC -- Kocic, Iro, Henry, Morgan, Johnson (Martina 78), Koevermans, Stinson (de Guzman 73), Soolsma, Frings, Eckersley, Zavarise (Plata 49).
Real Esteli -- Mendieta, Mejia, Garcia, Zeledon, Franklin Lopez, Rosas, Lopez, Wilson (Sanchez 90), Rodriguez, Ruiz (Medina 88), Flores (Calero 62)
Referee: Ricardo Salazar
Att.: 9,241.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
A decade later, Beasley is back    
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] A decade after leaving MLS for Europe, DaMarcus Beasley has returned to Major League ...
What They're Saying: Louis van Gaal     
"We have to prepare for the season and when you have a lot of commercial activities ...
Six EPL clubs in action on U.S. soil on Wednesday    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] No less than eight international matches will be played on Wednesday. Manchester United and ...
Fire and Quakes need points in Yallop homecoming    
[MLS: Week 20] Ten league matches are sprinkled over the next six days to accommodate a ...
What They're Saying: Jason Ader    
"The second mouse gets the cheese. This is not something that will happen overnight." -- Gaming ...
2014 W-League All-League Team    
[AWARDS] Two midfielders from the regular-season champion LA Blues -- Mele French and Sarah Killion -- ...
The Chicago Daily News    
[THE PITCH] The relocation of U.S. women's national team star Christen Press from Sweden to the ...
Pep Guardiola: Julian Green deserves Bayern shot    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] On a Bayern Munich team featuring six German World Cup champions, plus a host ...
Squads picked for Denmark and Mexico tourneys    
[USA UNDER-17 MEN] U.S. under-17 men's national team head coach Richie Williams named two rosters for ...
A sweet side-volley from Berbatov    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Bulgarian Dimitar Berbatov's latest spectacular goal provided the gamewinner for Monaco over Colombia's ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives