Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto FC No Stranger to Playing Champions League Soccer in Frigid Conditions

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto FC No Stranger to Playing Champions League Soccer in Frigid Conditions

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A look back at some past cold MLS games

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TORONTO - With more than three weeks before spring officially starts, winter will be in full force when Toronto FC hosts Panama's Club Atletico Independiente de la Chorrera in CONCACAF Champions League round-of-16 play Tuesday.

The low for Tuesday night will feel like -16 C, according to weather forecasts.

But Toronto FC is no stranger to ice bowls, having endured frigid conditions in last year's Champions League round-of-16 tie in Commerce City, Colo.

The Feb. 20 contest against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park was one of the coldest involving an MLS club, with a game-time temperature of three degrees Fahrenheit (-16 C), according to the U.S. National Weather Service.

Toronto won that leg 2-0, tying the return match 0-0 on Feb. …

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