Listless TFC loses on road to Columbus Crew

Toronto FC's Ashtone Morgan slides in against Columbus Crew's Dominic Oduro during Saturday's game...

Toronto FC's Ashtone Morgan slides in against Columbus Crew's Dominic Oduro during Saturday's game in Columbus. (NATE SMALLWOOD/Columbus Crew)

KURTIS LARSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:44 PM ET

COLUMBUS - Questions were answered at Crew Stadium on Saturday night.

Most of the conversation during the buildup to TFC’s 2-0 loss to Columbus concerned whether the Reds had finally turned a corner.

Were they finally settled enough, talented enough, to be as consistent as most teams currently sitting ahead of them in the table?

For supporters, it’s OK to feel misled. Back-to-back wins and a solid second half against the Seattle Sounders last week will do that.

But what the Reds offered in central Ohio on Saturday night was a return the club’s forgettable past, something that made losing to 10-man Chivas USA earlier this summer not seem like such a one-off.

As a result, it took the Crew less than 20 minutes to put one past TFC’s Joe Bendik.

After being at fault on the Seattle Sounders’ winner last week, embattled defender Doneil Henry failed to deal with a cross into the area in the 19th minute, allowing the home side’s Bernardo Anor to win a 50-50 and blast


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