headed home the winner in the 92nd minute, two minutes into four minutes of stoppage time, to give the Crew a 3-2 victory over Toronto FC in Columbus Crew Stadium.
"That's why you play the game, for moments like that," Garey said after scoring his third goal in the past two games.
Garey's goal, off an inviting cross from
, had lots of implications. It gave the Crew three points, pushing it past the Chicago Fire and into first place in the Eastern Conference; it secured the MLS record for
the longest home unbeaten streak (19), as the Crew hasn't lost at home since June 2008; and it gave the Crew the Trillium Cup, awarded for the winner of the season series between Columbus and
Toronto. Dwayne De Rosario
and Ali Gerba
scored for Toronto FC (7-7-5). Eddie Gaven
and Steven Lenhart
for the Crew, which took a 1-0 lead before falling behind 2-1. Lenhart tied the score at two in the 76th minute. Garey and Lenhart are enjoying their time on the field while replacing injured
starters Guillermo Barros Schelotto
and Alejandro Moreno
. They've combined for five goals in two games.
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