Things couldn’t have gone worse for Toronto FC’s Doneil Henry on Saturday afternoon.
After his first-half turnover provided New England a way back into a match it trailed, the 20-year-old conceded an 85th minute penalty that saw the Reds fall 2-1, their fourth loss in five outings.
After TFC’s Jackson opened the scoring six minutes in, Toronto FC, completely in control through the first 20 minutes, completely lost control when Henry’s turnover allowed New England’s Patrick Mullins to beat Julio Cesar from distance.
Already visibly frustrated with the score at 1-1, TFC’s day got worse when a poor clearance from Justin Morrow turned into a penalty when referee Mark Geiger whistled Henry for a hand ball in the box with five minutes to go.
New England’s Lee Nguyen potted the attempt to Cesar’s left to lift New England to a second-straight win.
Toronto FC had chances to equalize late.
After conceding the penalty, Henry watched his header f