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Toronto FC flops in Julio Cesar debut game
by Paul Kennedy, February 19th, 2014 8:48PM
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[MLS PRESEASON: Disney Pro Classic] The first game of big-spending Toronto FC at the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic in Kissimmee, Fla., didn't exactly go as planned. With Brazilian World Cup keeper Julio Cesarmaking his debut, Toronto fell behind Columbus 2-0 after 12 minutes and went on to lose, 3-1.

Disney Pro Classic:
Game 1: Columbus Crew 3 Toronto FC 1.
Game 2: Sporting KC 1 New York Red Bulls 0.
Game 3: Orlando City 1 Philadelphia Union 1.
Game 4: Montreal Impact 1 Fluminense U-23 0.

The Crew went ahead on goals by Argentine star Federico Higuain and Josh Williams two minutes apart, gifted Toronto an own goal two minutes later, and then added an insurance goal on the hour mark from 6-foot-6 draft pick Adam Bedell out of Detroit-Mercy.

The battle of the MLS Cup 2013 and 2013 Supporters’ Shield winners went to Sporting Kansas City, which edged the New York Red Bulls, 1-0, on sub Jacob Peterson's goal midway through the second half. Sporting KC started eight starters from last year's team that won MLS Cup.

In late games, USL PRO champion Orlando City held the Philadelphia Union to a 1-1 tie, while the Montreal Impact edged Brazilian club Fluminense's U-23 team, 1-0.

Feb. 19 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Columbus 3 Toronto FC 1.Goals: Higuain 10, Williams 12, Bedell 61; own goal 14.
Columbus  --Lampson; Williams (Barson 46), Slogic (George 46), Wahl (Parkhurst 46), Francis (Sweat 46); Trapp (Baiden 46), Tchani (Viana 46), Jimenez (Oduro 46); Higuain (Speas 46), Meram (Anor 46); Arrieta (Bedell 46).
Toronto FC -- Julio Cesar; Hagglund (Mannella, 77), Caldwell (Agbossoumonde 46), Henry (Richter 65), Morrow (Morgan 65); Jackson (Lambe 46), Bradley (Hall 65), Osorio (Bekker 65), Rey (Aparicio 65); De Rosario (Eze 75), Gilberto (Wiedeman 46).

Feb. 19 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Sporting KC 1 New York 0.Goal: Peterson 65.
Sporting KC --Kronberg; Myers (Ellis 61), Collin (Palmer-Brown 61), Opara (Olum 61), Sinovic (Gardner 61); Rosell (Medranda 61), Nagamura (Lopez 61), Feilhaber (Duke 61); Zizzo (Peterson 61), Dwyer (Bieler 31), Sapong (Gabeljic 61).
New York --Robles (Castano 46), Kimura (Duvall 46), Olave (Miazga 46), Armando (Sekagya 46), Miller (Polak 46; Oyongo 76), Sam (Lade, Stevenson 69), Alexander (Bustamante), McCarty (Bover 46), Convey (Steele 46), Luyindula (Obekop 46), Wright-Phillips (Akpan 46).

Feb. 19 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Orlando City 1 Philadelphia 1.Goals: Hertzog 31; Fernandes 73.
Orlando City --Gallardo (Woszczynski 46), Valentino, Rusin (Fairclough 64), Boden, Allen (Cyrus 46), Pulis (Bowie 68), Alvarez (O’Connor 80), Molino, Da Luz (Jackson 68), Ceren, Hertzog (Chin 55).
Philadelphia --MacMath (Blake 46), Williams (Hernandez 46), Gaddis (Wheeler 46), Fabinho (White 46), Okugo (Kassel 46), Nogueira (Quinn 46), Maidana (Fernandes 46), Edu (Ribeiro 46), Carroll (Cruz 46), Le Toux (Pfeffer 46), McInerney (Fred 46).

Feb. 19 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Montreal 1Fluminense U-23 0.Goal: Nyassi 18.
Montreal --Perkins; Camara (Mallace 64), Lefevre (Meftouh 71), Ferrari (Ouimette 57), Miller (Tissot 64); Bernardello (Messoudi 71), Mapp (Smith 46), Felipe (Gonzalez 62), Warner (Gagnon-Lapare 62), Nyassi (Ndiaye 57); Wenger (Di Vaio 46)
Fluminense U-23 -- Klever, Igor Juliao, Ygor Nogueira, Fabio Braga, Diego, Robert, Luiz Fernando, Eduardo, Matheus Carvalho, Marlon, Pablo Dyego.


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