It's no secret that Toronto FC had one of the most lethal attacks in MLS this season. While their 51 goals wasn't amongst the leaders, their 26 goals over the last three months was the third-most in the league.
The offense was buoyed by MVP-level play from Sebastian Giovinco and a torrid streak by Jozy Altidore going into the Audi 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs. He, along with the rest of the teammates, have continued to show how great they can be all along their run to the MLS Cup final.
They started off the postseason with a 3-1 trouncing of the Philadelphia Union in the Knockout Round, thanks to goals from Giovinco, Altidore and Jonathan Osorio. In the Conference Semifinals, they put seven goals on New York City FC as Tosaint Ricketts and Osorio scored a goal apiece while Altidore put in two and Giovinco finished the second leg with a hat trick.
In the Conference Championship Toronto scored another seven goals, with almost all of them needed as the second leg against the Montreal Impact went into extratime. Altidore added two more goals while Ricketts, Michael Bradley, Armando Cooper, Nick Hagglund and Benoit Cheyrou added goals of their own.
Those 17 goals in five games are the most in the history of the MLS Cup Playoffs, eclipsing the Chicago Fire's 15 goals in 2000. The record is even more impressive considering teams played best-of-3 series' in the Conference Semifinals and Championship from 1996-2000.
They will be hoping to extend that record on Saturday night in the MLS Cup final against the Seattle Sounders (8 pm ET; FOX and UniMás in US | TSN and RDS in Canada).
Most team goals in one playoff season
1. 2016 Toronto FC - 17 goals
T-2. 2000 Chicago Fire - 15 goals
T-2. 2002 LA Galaxy - 15 goals
4. 1996 D.C. United - 14 goals
5. 2001 San Jose Earthquakes - 13 goals