2020 Toronto FC season

The 2020 Toronto FC season was the 14th season in the history of Toronto FC. The club entered the season as defending MLS Eastern Conference champions. They were scheduled to compete for the first time in the Leagues Cup, however it was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They participated in the MLS is Back Tournament, which was the beginning of the resumed season following the postponement of regular season matches due to the pandemic.

Toronto FC
2020 season
Toronto FC wordmark arched 2007.png
OwnerMaple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
PresidentBill Manning
Head coachGreg Vanney
StadiumBMO Field
Pratt & Whitney Stadium (East Hartford, Connecticut)[note 1]
Major League SoccerConference: 2nd
Overall: 2nd
MLS Cup PlayoffsFirst round
Canadian ChampionshipFinal
Leagues CupCancelled
MLS is Back TournamentRound of 16
Top goalscorerLeague:
Ayo Akinola
Alejandro Pozuelo
(9 each)

All:
Ayo Akinola
Alejandro Pozuelo
(9 each)
Biggest win3–0
(August 18 vs. Vancouver Whitecaps)
Biggest defeat0–5
(October 24 at Philadelphia Union)
← 2019
2021 →

On September 11, 2020, Connecticut governor Ned Lamont announced that Toronto FC would finish their season's home matches at Pratt & Whitney Stadium due to travel restrictions outside the United States due to the pandemic.[1]

On October 11, Toronto FC became the first MLS team to clinch a playoff berth following a 1–0 win over FC Cincinnati.[2]

SquadEdit

As of October 14, 2020.[3][4]

No. Name Nationality Position(s) Date of birth (age) Signed in Previous club
Goalkeepers
16 Quentin Westberg    GK (1986-04-25) April 25, 1986 (age 35) 2019   Auxerre
25 Alex Bono   GK (1994-04-25) April 25, 1994 (age 27) 2015   Syracuse Orange
90 Kevin Silva   GK (1998-01-05) January 5, 1998 (age 23) 2020   Toronto FC II
Defenders
2 Justin Morrow   LB / LWB / CB (1987-10-04) October 4, 1987 (age 34) 2014   San Jose Earthquakes
3 Eriq Zavaleta   CB (1992-08-02) August 2, 1992 (age 29) 2015   Seattle Sounders
5 Julian Dunn   CB (2000-07-11) July 11, 2000 (age 21) 2018   Toronto FC II
6 Tony Gallacher (loan)   LB (1999-07-23) July 23, 1999 (age 22) 2020   Liverpool
12 Rocco Romeo (out on loan)   CB (2000-03-25) March 25, 2000 (age 21) 2020   Toronto FC II
22 Richie Laryea   RB (1995-01-07) January 7, 1995 (age 26) 2019   Orlando City
23 Chris Mavinga    CB / LB (1991-05-26) May 26, 1991 (age 30) 2017   Rubin Kazan
26 Laurent Ciman  [a] CB (1985-08-05) August 5, 1985 (age 36) 2018   Dijon
44 Omar Gonzalez   CB (1988-10-11) October 11, 1988 (age 33) 2019   Pachuca
96 Auro Jr.   RB / RWB (1996-01-23) January 23, 1996 (age 25) 2018   São Paulo
Midfielders
4 Michael Bradley   CM (1987-07-31) July 31, 1987 (age 34) 2014   Roma
8 Marky Delgado   CM (1995-05-16) May 16, 1995 (age 26) 2015   Chivas USA
10 Alejandro Pozuelo   AM (1991-09-20) September 20, 1991 (age 30) 2019   Genk
14 Noble Okello (out on loan)   MF (2000-07-20) July 20, 2000 (age 21) 2019   Toronto FC II
18 Nick DeLeon   RB / RM (1990-07-17) July 17, 1990 (age 31) 2018   D.C. United
21 Jonathan Osorio   AM / CM (1992-06-12) June 12, 1992 (age 29) 2013   SC Toronto
27 Liam Fraser   DM (1998-02-13) February 13, 1998 (age 23) 2018   Toronto FC II
31 Tsubasa Endoh   MF (1993-08-20) August 20, 1993 (age 28) 2019   Toronto FC II
97 Ralph Priso   MF (2002-08-02) August 2, 2002 (age 19) 2020   Toronto FC II
Forwards
7 Pablo Piatti   LW/RW (1989-03-31) March 31, 1989 (age 32) 2020   Espanyol
9 Erickson Gallardo   RW (1996-07-26) July 26, 1996 (age 25) 2019   Zamora
13 Patrick Mullins   FW (1992-02-05) February 5, 1992 (age 29) 2019   Columbus Crew
15 Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty   FW (2004-06-16) June 16, 2004 (age 17) 2020   Toronto FC II
17 Jozy Altidore   CF (1989-11-06) November 6, 1989 (age 31) 2015   Sunderland
19 Griffin Dorsey   FW (1999-03-05) March 5, 1999 (age 22) 2019   Indiana Hoosiers
20 Ayo Akinola    ST (2000-01-20) January 20, 2000 (age 21) 2018   Toronto FC Academy
24 Jacob Shaffelburg   FW (1999-11-26) November 26, 1999 (age 21) 2019   Toronto FC II
80 Jayden Nelson   FW (2002-09-26) September 26, 2002 (age 19) 2020   Toronto FC II
99 Ifunanyachi Achara   FW (1997-09-28) September 28, 1997 (age 24) 2020   Georgetown Hoyas

Roster slotsEdit

Toronto had eight International roster slots and three Designated Player slots available for use in the 2020 season.

TransfersEdit

Note: All figures in United States dollars.

InEdit

No. Pos. Player From Fee/Notes Date Source
12 CB   Rocco Romeo   Toronto FC II Homegrown signing January 21, 2020 [6]
15 FW   Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty   Toronto FC II Homegrown signing January 22, 2020 [7]
80 FW   Jayden Nelson   Toronto FC II Homegrown signing January 23, 2020 [8]
7 FW   Pablo Piatti   Espanyol Designated player February 7, 2020 [9]
99 FW   Ifunanyachi Achara   Georgetown Hoyas Signed draft pick February 21, 2020 [10]
90 GK   Kevin Silva   Toronto FC II Signed first team deal July 3, 2020 [11]
97 MF   Ralph Priso   Toronto FC II Homegrown signing October 14, 2020 [12]

Loaned inEdit

No. Pos. Player Loaned from Fee/Notes Date Source
6 DF   Tony Gallacher   Liverpool Season long loan August 10, 2020 [13]

Draft picksEdit

The following players were selected by Toronto FC in the 2020 SuperDraft held on January 9.[14]

OutEdit

Transferred outEdit

No. Pos. Player To Fee/Notes Date Source
14 MF   Jay Chapman   Inter Miami Traded for $100,000 in GAM November 13, 2019 [15]
3 CB   Drew Moor   Colorado Rapids Out of contract November 21, 2019 [16]
28 GK   Caleb Patterson-Sewell MLS Pool Goalkeeper[17] Option declined November 21, 2019 [16]
5 DF   Ashtone Morgan   Real Salt Lake Option declined November 21, 2019 [16]
55 MF   Aidan Daniels   Colorado Springs Switchbacks Option declined November 21, 2019 [16]
54 FW   Ryan Telfer   Nea Salamis Option declined November 21, 2019 [16]
11 FW   Jon Bakero   Phoenix Rising Option declined November 21, 2019 [16]
7 MF   Nicolas Benezet   Colorado Rapids Traded for $50,000 in GAM January 12, 2020 [16]

Loaned outEdit

No. Pos. Player Loaned to Fee/Notes Date Source
5 DF   Julian Dunn   Valour FC Season long loan August 10, 2020 [18]
12 DF   Rocco Romeo   HB Køge Year long loan until June 2021 August 14, 2020 [19]
14 MF   Noble Okello   HB Køge Season long loan until December 2020 September 25, 2020 [20]

Pre-seasonEdit

Toronto FC's pre-season officially began on January 18 when players and staff attended BMO Training Ground to undergo medical evaluations. Their first official training session of the season occurred on January 20 in Orlando, Florida as part of the team's preliminary training camp. The team resumed training camp on February 5 at the University of California, Irvine and played a series of friendly matches.[21]

MatchesEdit

February 8 Friendly Toronto FC 4–0 Colorado Rapids Irvine, California
11:00 AM PT Gallardo   20'
Altidore   46'
Osorio   49'
Shaffelburg   67'
Report Stadium: University of California, Irvine
Note: Match featured two 60-minute halves.
February 10 Friendly UC Irvine 0–2 Toronto FC Irvine, California
10:00 AM PT Report Achara  
o.g.  
Stadium: University of California, Irvine
February 12 Friendly Los Angeles FC 3–1 Toronto FC Los Angeles, California
12:00 PM PT Rodríguez   20'
Blessing   74'
Torres   81'
Report Achara   51' Stadium: Banc of California Stadium
February 15 Friendly LA Galaxy 1–2 Toronto FC Carson, California
3:00 PM PT Katai   32'
Pavón   37'
Report
Report
Achara   45+2'
Pozuelo   77' (pen.)
Stadium: Dignity Health Sports Park
February 19 Friendly Toronto FC 0–2 Chicago Fire Irvine, California
3:00 PM PT Report Slonina   15'
Collier   31'
Stadium: University of California, Irvine
February 22 Friendly Toronto FC 1–1 Colorado Rapids Carson, California
12:00 PM PT Endoh   1' Report Shinyashiki   3' Stadium: Dignity Health Sports Park

CompetitionsEdit

Major League SoccerEdit

League tablesEdit

SummaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
20 12 3 5 27 21  +6 39 7 1 2 14 6  +8 5 2 3 13 15  −2

Note: Table does not include three group matches of MLS is Back Tournament.
(Pld 3, W 1, D 2, L 0, GF 6, GA 5, GD +1, Pts 5)

Results by roundEdit

Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223
GroundAHNNNHHAHAAAAHHAAHHAHHA
ResultDWDWDWWWLLWDWWWWWDWLLWL
Position[b]54422221233443211112222
Source:[citation needed]
A = Away; H = Home; N = Neutral; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss; P = Postponed

MatchesEdit

The 2020 Major League Soccer schedule was originally released in full on December 19, 2019, 12:00 PM ET.[22] However, the season was suspended on March 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in the cancellation of matches.[23] The season resumed in July with the MLS is Back Tournament, where the three group stage matches counted as regular season games.[24] Following the tournament, the regular season continued; however, due to travel restrictions between the United States and Canada, the league's three Canadian teams played their next six matches against each other in Canada, with these matches also serving as the qualification process for the 2020 Canadian Championship.[25]

February 29 1 San Jose Earthquakes 2–2 Toronto FC San Jose, California
5:30 PM ET Thompson   33'
Ríos   53'
Yueill   70'
Kashia   81'
Alanís   90+5'
Wondolowski   90+6'
Report Pozuelo   40' (pen.)
Laryea   51'
Altidore   71'
Endoh   90+4'
Stadium: Avaya Stadium
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Armando Villarreal
March 7 2 Toronto FC 1–0 New York City FC Toronto, Ontario
5:00 PM ET Achara   81'
Auro   87'
Report Ring   22'
Sands   35'
Parks   69'
Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 26,171
Referee: Ted Unkel
July 13 3 (MiBT) Toronto FC 2–2 D.C. United Bay Lake, Florida
9:00 AM EST Akinola   12'44' Report Moreno   18'   45+6'
Felipe   71'
Canouse   82'
Higuaín   84'
Brillant   90+1'
Stadium: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Attendance: 0[note 2]
Referee: Fotis Bazakos
Note: The match originally scheduled for July 10, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT, was rescheduled to July 12 due to Toronto FC's delayed arrival in Florida. As a result, the match between San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders FC, originally scheduled for July 10, 2020, 10:30 PM EDT, was moved to 9:00 PM EDT.[26] The match on July 12 was postponed minutes prior to kickoff due to at least one player testing positive for COVID-19.[27][28] Later that day the match was rescheduled for the following day, July 13.[29]
July 16 4 (MiBT) Montreal Impact 3–4 Toronto FC Bay Lake, Florida
8:00 PM EST Maciel   6'
Quioto   14'
Taïder   37' (pen.)90+5' (pen.)
Report Laryea   8'
Akinola   25'37'83'
Stadium: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Attendance: 0[note 2]
Referee: Jair Marrufo
Note: The match originally scheduled for July 15, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT, was rescheduled to July 16 due to the rescheduling of Toronto's previous match.
July 21 5 (MiBT) Toronto FC 0–0 New England Revolution Bay Lake, Florida
9:00 AM EDT Bradley   50' Report Rowe   38'
Caldwell   41'
Stadium: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Attendance: 0[note 2]
Referee: Jair Marrufo
August 18 6 (CC) Toronto FC 3–0 Vancouver Whitecaps Toronto, Ontario
8:00 PM ET Piatti   27'55'
Auro   80'
DeLeon   83'
Report Cavallini   18'
Teibert   76'
Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 0
Referee: David Gantar
August 21 7 (CC) Toronto FC 1–0 Vancouver Whitecaps Toronto, Ontario
8:00 PM ET Laryea   15'
Fraser   36'
Piatti   84'
Pozuelo   86'
Report Rose   55' Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 0
Referee: Silviu Petrescu
August 28 8 (CC) Montreal Impact 0–1 Toronto FC Montreal, Quebec
8:00PM ET Wanyama   57'
Camacho   68'
Report Pozuelo   50' (pen.),   90+3' Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 250
Referee: David Gantar
September 1 9 (CC) Toronto FC 0–1 Montreal Impact Toronto, Ontario
8:00 PM ET Pozuelo   45+1',   59' Report Camacho   14',   45'
Brault-Guillard   46'
Wanyama   52'
Taïder   88'
Maciel   90+7'
Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 0
Referee: Drew Fischer
September 5 10 (CC) Vancouver Whitecaps 3–2 Toronto FC Vancouver, British Columbia
9:30 PM ET Cavallini   17',   78'
Adnan   44'
Baldisimo   57',   82'
Nerwinski   76'
Raposo   90+7'
Report Osorio   25'
Pozuelo   71'
Ciman   76'
Auro   86'
Stadium: BC Place
Attendance: 0
Referee: Silviu Petrescu
September 9 11 (CC) Montreal Impact 1–2 Toronto FC Montreal, Quebec
8:00 PM ET Wanyama   53' Report Piatti   32'
Altidore   89'
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 250
Referee: David Gantar
September 19 12 D.C. United 2–2 Toronto FC Washington, D.C.
7:30 PM ET Kamara   5'
Paredes   81'
Yow   88'
Report Pozuelo   17'
DeLeon   25'
Piatti   41'
Akinola   60'
Laryea   67'
Stadium: Audi Field
Attendance: 0
Referee: Armando Villarreal
September 23 13 New York City FC 0–1 Toronto FC Harrison, New Jersey
7:00 PM ET Callens   22'
Castellanos   36'
Sands   72'
Acevedo   89'
Report Piatti   25'
DeLeon   40'
Altidore   56'
Nelson   64'
Pozuelo   90' (pen.)
Stadium: Red Bull Arena[note 3]
Referee: Joseph Dickerson
September 27 14 Toronto FC 3–1 Columbus Crew East Hartford, Connecticut
7:30 PM ET Altidore   28',   48'
Pozuelo   59'
Laryea   76'
Delgado   86'
Report Mavinga   40' (o.g.)
Zelarayán   60'
Morris   67'
Stadium: Pratt & Whitney Stadium[note 1]
Attendance: 0
Referee: Timothy Ford
October 3 15 Toronto FC 2–1 Philadelphia Union East Hartford, Connecticut
7:30 PM ET Akinola   58'
Pozuelo   76'
Report Santos   5'
Martínez   83'
Stadium: Pratt & Whitney Stadium[note 1]
Attendance: 0
Referee: Victor Rivas
October 7 16 New England Revolution 0–1 Toronto FC Foxborough, Massachusetts
7:30 PM ET McNamara   40'
Kessler   48'
Bye   63'
Buksa   68'
Bunbury   90+3'
Report Akinola   29'
Auro   71'
Laryea   84'
Stadium: Gillette Stadium
Referee: Nima Saghafi
October 11 17 FC Cincinnati 0–1 Toronto FC Cincinnati, Ohio
7:30 PM ET Gutman   66'
Hagglund   67'
Report Gonzalez   9'
Osorio   21'
Mullins   29'
Ciman   72'
Stadium: Nippert Stadium
Referee: Robert Sibiga
October 14 18 Toronto FC 1–1 New York Red Bulls East Hartford, Connecticut
7:30 PM ET Pozuelo   23' (pen.)
Piatti   53'
Akinola   60'
Report Yearwood   22'
Rzatkowski   52'
Tarek   71'
Clark   77'
Stadium: Pratt & Whitney Stadium[note 1]
Attendance: 0
Referee: Guido Gonzales Jr.
October 18 19 Toronto FC 1–0 Atlanta United East Hartford, Connecticut
7:30 PM ET Gonzalez   42'
Piatti   89'
Report Robinson   81' Stadium: Pratt & Whitney Stadium[note 1]
Attendance: 0
Referee: Fotis Bazakos
October 24 20 Philadelphia Union 5–0 Toronto FC Chester, Pennsylvania
7:30 PM ET Monteiro   9',   56'
Santos   27'63'68'
McKenzie   33'
Blake   64'
Report Auro   10'
Mullins   73'
Stadium: Subaru Park
Referee: Jair Marrufo
October 28 21 Toronto FC 0–1 New York City FC East Hartford, Connecticut
7:30 PM ET Morrow   3' Report Callens   45+1'
Medina   51',   90+2'
Castellanos   75'
Stadium: Pratt & Whitney Stadium[note 1]
Attendance: 0
Referee: Nima Saghafi
November 1 22 Toronto FC 2–1 Inter Miami East Hartford, Connecticut
7:30 PM ET Akinola   55'
Bradley   77'
Pozuelo   84' (pen.)
Report Matuidi   42',   69'
Sweat   82'
Stadium: Pratt & Whitney Stadium[note 1]
Attendance: 1,394
Referee: Rosendo Mendoza
November 8 23 New York Red Bulls 2–1 Toronto FC Harrison, New Jersey
3:30 PM ET Yearwood   15'
Barlow   24'
White   26'
Stroud   32'
Meara   85'
Report Mavinga   22'
Endoh   50'
Nelson   90+4'
Stadium: Red Bull Arena
Referee: Ted Unkel

MLS Cup PlayoffsEdit

November 24 First round Toronto FC 0–1 (a.e.t.) Nashville SC East Hartford, Connecticut
6:00 PM ET Report Ríos   108' Stadium: Pratt & Whitney Stadium[note 1]
Attendance: 0
Referee: Robert Sibiga

Canadian ChampionshipEdit

QualificationEdit

As part of the MLS regular season, Canada's three Major League Soccer clubs played each other three times from August 18 to September 16. The team with the most points from this series, Toronto FC, qualified for the Canadian Championship.[31]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Toronto FC 6 4 0 2 9 5 +4 12 2020 Canadian Championship
2 Montreal Impact 6 3 0 3 9 8 +1 9
3 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 6 2 0 4 8 13 −5 6
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) goal differential; 4) goals for; 5) away goal differential; 6) away goals for; 7) home goal differential; 8) home goals for 9) coin toss or drawing of lots.

FinalEdit

TBD 2021 Final Forge FC v Toronto FC Hamilton, Ontario
TBD Stadium: Tim Hortons Field

Leagues CupEdit

Toronto FC was set to compete for the first time in the Leagues Cup after not qualifying the CONCACAF Champions League and finishing in fourth place in the Eastern Conference during the 2019 regular season. They were to host a club from Liga MX in Mexico and entered the draw as the fifth seeded MLS team.[32] The tournament was cancelled on May 19, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[33]

July 21/22 Round of 16 Toronto FC   v   TBD Toronto, Ontario
Stadium: BMO Field

MLS is Back TournamentEdit

Group stageEdit

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Toronto FC 3 1 2 0 6 5 +1 5 Advanced to knockout stage
2 New England Revolution 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
3 Montreal Impact 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
4 D.C. United 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1 2
Source: MLS
July 13 3 Toronto FC 2–2 D.C. United Bay Lake, Florida
9:00 AM EST Akinola   12'44' Report Moreno   18'   45+6'
Felipe   71'
Canouse   82'
Higuaín   84'
Brillant   90+1'
Stadium: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Attendance: 0[note 2]
Referee: Fotis Bazakos
Note: The match, originally scheduled for July 10, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT, was rescheduled to July 12 due to Toronto FC's delayed arrival in Florida. As a result, the match between San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders FC, originally scheduled for July 10, 2020, 10:30 PM EDT, was moved to 9:00 PM EDT.[26] The match on July 12 was postponed minutes prior to kickoff due to at least one player testing positive for COVID-19.[27][28] Later that day the match was rescheduled for the following day, July 13.[29]
July 16 4 Montreal Impact 3–4 Toronto FC Bay Lake, Florida
8:00 PM EST Maciel   6'
Quioto   14'
Taïder   37' (pen.)90+5' (pen.)
Report Laryea   8'
Akinola   25'37'83'
Stadium: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Attendance: 0[note 2]
Referee: Jair Marrufo
Note: The match, originally scheduled for July 15, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT, was rescheduled to July 16 due to the rescheduling of Toronto's previous match.
July 21 5 Toronto FC 0–0 New England Revolution Bay Lake, Florida
9:00 AM EDT Bradley   50' Report Rowe   38'
Caldwell   41'
Stadium: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Attendance: 0[note 2]
Referee: Jair Marrufo

Knockout stageEdit

Round of 16Edit

July 26 Round of 16 Toronto FC 1–3 New York City FC Bay Lake, Florida
8:30 PM EDT Gonzalez   15'
Osorio   83'
Mullins   87'
Report Medina   5'
Ring   12'
Castellanos   55'
Sands   66'
Moralez   81'
Stadium: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Attendance: 0[note 2]
Referee: Alex Chilowicz

Competitions summaryEdit

Competition Record First Match Last Match Final Position
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
MLS Regular Season 23 14 5 4 44 20 +24 060.87 February 9, 2020 November 8, 2020 2nd in Eastern Conference, 2nd Overall
MLS Cup Playoffs 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 000.00 November 24, 2020 First round
Canadian Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 ! TBD TBD
MLS is Back Knockout Stage 1 0 0 1 1 3 −2 000.00 July 26, 2020 Round of 16
Total 25 14 5 6 45 24 +21 056.00

Updated to match played November 24, 2020
Source: Competitions

Goals and assistsEdit

ShutoutsEdit

Rank Nation Name Pos. Major League Soccer MLS Cup Playoffs Canadian Championship MLS is Back Knockout Stage Total
1   Quentin Westberg GK 6 0 0 0 6
2   Alex Bono GK 3 0 0 0 3
Totals 9 0 3 0 9

Updated to match played November 8, 2020
Source: Toronto FC

HonoursEdit

MLS Team of the WeekEdit

Week Starters Bench Coach Opponent Ref.
2   Ifunanyachi Achara New York City FC [34]
MLS is Back – Round 1   Ayo Akinola   Alejandro Pozuelo D.C. United [35]
MLS is Back – Round 2   Ayo Akinola
  Richie Laryea
  Alejandro Pozuelo
Montreal Impact [36]
6   Pablo Piatti   Alejandro Pozuelo Vancouver Whitecaps [37]
7 & 8   Alejandro Pozuelo Montreal Impact [38]
13   Alex Bono New York City FC [39]
14   Richie Laryea   Greg Vanney Columbus Crew [40]
15   Alejandro Pozuelo Philadelphia Union [41]
16   Ayo Akinola
  Alex Bono
New England Revolution [42]
17   Eriq Zavaleta   Patrick Mullins FC Cincinnati [43]
19   Pablo Piatti   Richie Laryea Atlanta United [44]
22   Richie Laryea Inter Miami [45]

MLS Player of the WeekEdit

Week Player Opponent Ref.
14   Richie Laryea Columbus Crew [46]

MLS Goal of the WeekEdit

Week Player Opponent Ref.
14   Richie Laryea Columbus Crew [47]

MLS Player of the MonthEdit

Month Player Month's Statline Ref.
September   Alejandro Pozuelo 4 Goals, 2 Assists [48]

End of Season awardsEdit

Award Recipient(s) Ref.
MLS MVP   Alejandro Pozuelo [49]
MLS Best XI   Alejandro Pozuelo [50]

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ Ciman has Canadian Permanent Residency status, so he counts as a domestic player for MLS purposes.[5]
  2. ^ Eastern Conference position at the completion of each matchday.
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Starting from September 27, all of Toronto FC's home matches were played in East Hartford, Connecticut due to travel restrictions between Canada and the United States.[1]
  2. ^ a b c d e f g All matches in the MLS Is Back Tournament were played behind closed doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Florida.
  3. ^ New York City FC used Red Bull Arena as their home venue due to Yankee Stadium being unavailable because of COVID-19 precautions during the 2020 Major League Baseball season.[30]

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