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04-03-2009, 01:39 PM
Toronto FC look to protect home turf

Reds host red-hot Sounders FC in battle of upstarts

TORONTO -- With a 2-0 record and an average home crowd of more than 30,000 supporters per game, Seattle Sounders FC have taken MLS by storm thus far in their first season. But while Toronto FC greatly respect the Sounders' accomplishments on the field, the Reds don't quite buy into the hype that Seattle is now the hottest soccer market in the league. After all, it was Toronto's fan support that generated headlines during the Reds' expansion season in 2007, and with Sounders FC coming to town on Saturday for TFC's home opener, head coach John Carver thinks that the BMO Field fans will show that they can top any level of support from the Pacific Northwest.

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