Toronto returns to BMO to face L.A., Beckham

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Toronto - After Toronto FC extended its undefeated streak to three games Saturday night, forward Alan Gordon acknowledged, "we're making progress into a good team."

Although Toronto is adjusting to first-year coach Aron Winter, and traded star Dwayne De Rosario to Red Bull New York two weeks into the season, the Canadian club has rebounded nicely from a season-opening loss.

Since falling at expansion Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 4-2, Toronto FC has settled in and posted a victory and two ties ahead of Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Galaxy at BMO Field.

"We can be successful in this league," Gordon stated, "once we start doing the little things right."

Gordon has done his part the last two weeks, scoring the tying goal in the 1-1 draw against Chivas USA at BMO Field two weeks ago and the first goal in a 1-1 draw at the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.

"We showed some character [Saturday], and did the same last week when we came back from one goal down [against Chivas]," Gordon said Saturday.

"So you've got to be pretty happy about that."

Toronto also has to be happy about the play of Danleigh Borman and Tony Tchani - acquired in the trade with New York along with a first-round draft pick. The duo has played every minute since arriving in Toronto.

Winter certainly expects his side to settle in even more once that duo becomes even more acquainted with the club, and despite believing "one point is a good result" against San Jose, "it's a pity in the end to only get a draw."

Toronto (1-1-2) is unbeaten in its two home games, also posting a 2-0 win over the expansion Portland Timbers, and will try to remain strong at home midweek.

L.A. (2-1-2) is also coming off a tie, but star David Beckham said after a 1-1 draw at D.C. United on Saturday he was "disappointed, disgusted." Mike Magee had the lone goal for the Galaxy, who were without Landon Donovan.

United tied the match on a 90th-minute penalty kick by Charlie Davies, and the former England captain believed "we deserved the game."

"There's no reason why we shouldn't be walking away from this stadium tonight with three points," he added Saturday night at RFK Stadium, the sight of his MLS debut five years ago.

Galaxy coach Bruce Arena admitted he "didn't think it was a [penalty]," but it was important to just move on according to Beckham because, "I think we played well."


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