New York City FC coach Patrick Vieira believes Toronto FC will not be caught in the race for the MLS Supporters' Shield.
NYCFC rallied to beat the New England Revolution on Sunday to stay four points back of the Eastern Conference leaders, after Toronto ran out to a 3-1 win away to the Chicago Fire on Saturday night.
And based on Toronto's current form, Vieira does not expect to pass the Reds for the league's best regular-season record, despite having nine games remaining.
"It was important...
The best team in the league added to their credentials with an emphatic win on the road, while Montreal made a big move with a six-point week.
1. Toronto FC (no change): On the road where no one else had won, the Reds thumped Chicago 3-1 and took another step toward a Supporters Shield.
2. New York City FC (no change): It looked dire for Patrick Vieira & Co., but a pair of late goals dramatically earned three points in a 2-1 win over New England.
3. Seattle Sounders (+1): Is it fair to say the Sounders...
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Talk about a statement win. Toronto FC departed the Windy City with a decisive 3-1 victory over the Chicago Fire in a battle of arguably the two best teams in the Eastern Conference, if not the league. If there was ever an indicator of TFC's depth, it's the fact that 15 different players have scored for the Canadian outfit this season. The Reds also became...