“It wasn’t just about getting to MLS Cup, it was about being the first Canadian team to do it.”
On November 20, 2016, Toronto FC hosted Montreal Impact for that chance. Montreal had gone up 3-0 in the first leg of the series, however Toronto managed to claw back 3-2, and give themselves a chance in the second leg at home. The first leg set a high bar for entertainment value, and not only did the second leg raise that bar, but it will also be remembered as one of the greatest playoff games in MLS history.
Members from both sides of that game, Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley, Greg Vanney, Mauro Biello and more revisit their experiences from that special night. A regular message in the Toronto FC locker room was “people remember how you make them feel”. If that is indeed true — players, coaches and fans will never forget that game.
Playoff Moments revisits the most memorable moments in MLS Playoff History, told by the players, coaches, and individuals who shaped them into legends.