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10/06/2012

Toronto FC's season in the bag, even though there are a couple games left.

Steve Russell - Staff Photographer - @RussellPhotos

I haven't seen fans wearing paper bags on their heads since, well, since the Leafs last spring.

I can almost see MLSE starting manufacture bags to sell the fans for their teams to make up for all that lost play-off revenue.

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Upset TFC fans wear bags on their heads as Toronto FC play D.C. United at BMO Field.

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When you upset the TFC fans, who are very creative with signage you hear about it.

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Fans are so upset that they did not remove their bags for the anthems.

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I checked, thankfully relegation is not an option.

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Unfortunately for MLSE, when the city enacts the January 1st plastic bag ban, there may be a lot more paper bags out there!

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Toronto FC goalkeeper Milos Kocic watches a ball sail over the net in the first half.

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D.C. United midfielder Marcelo Saragosa battles Quincy Amarikwa.

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D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid stops Toronto FC midfielder Luis Silva in close.

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Toronto FC defender Logan Emory heads the ball back to his goalkeeper.

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Toronto FC defender Aaron Maund is pulled by D.C. United midfielder Marcelo Saragosa.

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Darren O'Dea stops D.C. United midfielder Andy Najar.

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D.C. United midfielder Nick DeLeon straight arms Luis Silva.

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Toronto FC goalkeeper Milos Kocic knocks the ball away from D.C. United's Chris Pontius.

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Toronto FC forward Andrew Wiedeman  is mugged by D.C. United defender Perry Kitchen.

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It might have been the weather, but there were a lot of empty seats at the game.

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D.C. United forward Hamdi Salihi taps the ball past Toronto FC goalkeeper Milos Kocic.

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D.C. United celebrates their late goal in front of a irate TFC fan.

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Toronto FC midfielder Reggie Lambe  takes a corner kick in front of protesting supporters.

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From deep inside the MLSE box, Tom Anselmi the president and Chief Operating Officer of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment watches as Toronto FC lose D.C. United 1-0

 

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Awesome photos as usual Steve ;-)

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