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Rewind: Crew vs. TFC 2012

13 May 3:05 pm

Rewind: Crew vs. TFC 2012

By Cody Sharrett

The Crew swept Toronto FC in three matches last season, outscoring the Reds 5-2 in the process. Before the 2013 Trillium Cup series kicks off on Saturday (5:00 P.M./FOX Sports Ohio), here is a look back at the 2012 edition of the rivalry.

Mar. 31: TFC 0 - Crew 1

Bernardo Anor scored the match's lone goal as the Black & Gold topped Toronto FC 1-0.  Eric Gehrig stood tall in central defense, making the start on short notice for an injured Danny O'Rourke to help the Crew to the shutout.

AUG. 22: Crew 2 - TFC 1

In his first start for the Black & Gold, Federico Higuaín provided the assist on Eddie Gaven's fourth minute tally to put the Crew ahead early before adding a goal for himself in the second half. Luis Silva scored in 72nd minute to get one back for Toronto, but it wasn't enough as the Black & Gold re-claimed the Trillium Cup.

OCT. 28: Crew 2 - TFC 1

Higuaín scored a pair of tallies to propel the Crew to a 2-1 victory at Crew Stadium to close out the 2012 season. The playmaker's penalty kick broke the deadlock in the 62nd minute to secure the three points for the Black & Gold.