Nick DeLeon’s stunning late goal led Toronto past defending champions Atlanta United 2-1 and through to the MLS Cup final.
With 12 minutes remaining in Atlanta on Wednesday, DeLeon produced a thunderous long-range effort that beat Brad Guzan and secured Toronto’s spot in the November 10 final.
Toronto will travel to Seattle Sounders in a rematch of the 2017 decider, which the Canadian side won 2-0.
After Los Angeles FC’s shock defeat to Seattle on Tuesday, there was another upset as Frank de Boer’s Atlanta were dethroned on home soil.
— Toronto FC (@TorontoFC) October 31, 2019
Julian Gressel gave Atlanta a fourth-minute lead after a selfless pass from team-mate Gonzalo Martinez at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
However, their lead only lasted 10 minutes as Toronto’s Nicolas Benezet found the far corner of the net with a curling effort.
Toronto had the final say away from home after DeLeon somehow created enough space to find the top corner in the 78th minute.
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