Toronto FC's optimism is misplaced ... for now

Toronto FC's head coach Ryan Nelsen remains a bit too positive. (Toronto Sun photo)

Toronto FC's head coach Ryan Nelsen remains a bit too positive. (Toronto Sun photo)

KURTIS LARSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:00 AM ET

TORONTO - As Dennis Green would say, the Reds are who we thought they were.

No better, no worse, but hovering a spot above Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference cellar, where just about everyone predicted they’d end up ahead of the season.

Cue track of Jim Mora’s legendary 2001 “playoffs” tirade.

It’s something we knew before the season, and warned supporters about during the club’s training camp in Florida, where TFC failed to score in three friendlies against MLS opposition.


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