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Toronto FC beats Red Bulls 4-2 to win MLS Supporters' Shield

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  • Toronto FC's Justin Morrow, (2) scores against New York Red Bulls' goalkeeper Luis Robles during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Toronto FC's Justin Morrow, (2) scores against New York Red Bulls' goalkeeper Luis Robles during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)
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  • Toronto FC's Drew Moor, right, strips the ball from New York Red Bulls' Gonzalo Veron during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Toronto FC's Drew Moor, right, strips the ball from New York Red Bulls' Gonzalo Veron during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)
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  • Toronto FC's Drew Moor, right, fights for the ball against New York Red Bulls' Arun Basuljevic during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Toronto FC's Drew Moor, right, fights for the ball against New York Red Bulls' Arun Basuljevic during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)
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  • Toronto FC's Jozy Altidore, left, takes possession of the ball ahead of New York Red Bulls' Aaron Long during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Toronto FC's Jozy Altidore, left, takes possession of the ball ahead of New York Red Bulls' Aaron Long during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)
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  • Toronto FC's Jozy Altidore, left, fights for the ball against New York Red Bulls' Michael Murillo during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Toronto FC's Jozy Altidore, left, fights for the ball against New York Red Bulls' Michael Murillo during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)
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TORONTO -- Victor Vazquez broke a tie in the 80th minute on a penalty kick and Toronto FC became the first Canadian team to win the Supporters' Shield as the MLS regular-season champion, beating the New York Red Bulls 4-2 on Saturday night.

Toronto wingback Justin Morrow sealed it in stoppage time with his third goal of the night before a sellout crowd of 28,979 at BMO Field.

Toronto players mobbed goalkeeper Alex Bono when the final whistle blew, marking TFC's official rise from league doormat to the MLS's best. They then posed for a photo in front of the south stand fans.

Toronto (19-5-8) has assured itself of home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, including the MLS Cup final if it gets back there. The Supporters Shield also means $130,000 will be deposited in the Toronto players' bonus pool.

New York's Daniel Royer tied it at 2 with a 77th-minute penalty after defender Drew Moor scythed down New York striker Gonzalo Veron in the box. But referee Allen Chapman pointed to the spot again minutes later when Aaron Long was caught all over Jozy Altidore in the box.

New York (12-12-7) is 0-3-5 in its last eight games.

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