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Toronto FC's Greg Vanney gives no excuses for Campeones Cup defeat: 'The night is what the night is'

Taylor Twellman, Herculez Gomez and Alejandro Moreno share their varying opinions on Toronto FC's approach to the Campeones Cup following their defeat to Tigres.
Tigres became the inaugural Campeones Cup champions, defeating Toronto FC thanks to a pair of goals from Jesus Duenas.
Tigres midfielder Jesus Duenas reflects on what it took to overcome Toronto FC and the significance of winning the first Campeones Cup.

TORONTO -- For Toronto FC manager Greg Vanney, Wednesday's 3-1 defeat to Tigres in the Campeones Cup was a microcosm of his team's season.

"There were some good moments in the game, we had some good looks on goal, we got into good spots, controlled some things in possession," he said.

"Obviously they're a very good team, they're going to have their moments as well. They picked up three goals, some things we've got to do better at for sure. But some of it is also the quality of the players being...

Tigres' Ricardo Ferretti: Toronto FC would among Liga MX's best

TORONTO -- Tigres coach Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti was effusive in his praise of Wednesday's Campeones Cup opponent Toronto FC, suggesting the Canadian team would challenge for the Liga MX title if it played in Mexico's first division.

Liga MX 2017 Apertura champion Tigres take on reigning MLS champion Toronto in the inaugural Campeones Cup at BMO Field, in a repeat of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal last March, in which the Canadians advanced on away goals.

"I think Toronto is quality, excellent,"...

Jozy Altidore: MLS doing good job at catching up to quality of Liga MX

Alejandro Moreno hands out his awards for Week 29 in MLS, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic's brilliant 500th career goal.
During an interview on the Max & Herc Podcast, Michael Bradley shared his view of his interaction at the weekend with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The FC guys are in agreement with Alejandro Moreno that Toronto FC do not have enough in the tank to make the MLS playoffs.

TORONTO -- Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore said he believes that top to bottom Liga MX has more quality than teams in MLS, but that MLS has the brighter future.

Speaking to reporters ahead of Wednesday's inaugural Campeones Cup between TFC and Tigres UANL, Altidore noted the structural differences between the two leagues, as well as Liga MX's greater investment in players.

"I think the Mexican league probably still is better in terms of the quality they're able to attract from top to bottom," Altidore...

Michael Bradley on Zlatan Ibrahimovic confrontation: 'There wasn't much to it'

During an interview on the Max & Herc Podcast, Michael Bradley shared his view of his interaction at the weekend with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

"There wasn't much to it," Michael Bradley has said of the trash talking that went on between himself and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Toronto FC's 5-3 victory over the LA Galaxy on Saturday night at BMO Field.

The pair were caught in a spirited argument in the 93rd minute of Saturday's match, in which the defending MLS Cup champions won for just the second time in their past six matches, and handed the Galaxy their seventh straight contest without a win.

The Toronto FC captain was a guest on Monday's...