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Toronto FC-Dallas: Toronto Loses After Controversial Late Penalty

Published by on April 21, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLS

"I’m having a go at the referee today, because his performance was a disgrace." 

To say that Toronto coach John Carver was frustrated by the 3-2 loss to FC Dallas would be an understatement.

For once, there was nothing TFC could have done after conceding yet another late goal, with referee Tim Leyland giving a controversial penalty to the home side six minutes from time. 

MLS All-Star Kenny Cooper blasted the ball past Stefan Frei to secure Dallas’s first victory of the season.

The penalty was awarded after David Ferreira ventured into the area and flicked the ball onto the forearm of defender Marvell Wynne.  The Reds fullback had no chance of getting out of the way....

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