1975 Miami Toros season

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Miami Toros
1975 season
Manager Greg Myer
Stadium Miami Orange Bowl
NASL Eastern Division: Second place
Semifinalist
Top goalscorer League:
South Africa Derek Smethurst
(20 goals)
All:
South Africa Derek Smethurst
(20 goals)
Average home league attendance 4,921
Home colors
Away colors

The 1975 Miami Toros season was the third season of the team, and the club's ninth season in professional soccer. This year, the team finished in second place of the Eastern Division. They were a semifinalist in the North American Soccer League playoffs.

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Review[edit]

Competitions[edit]

NASL regular season[edit]

W = Wins, L = Losses, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, PT= point system

6 points for a win, 1 point for a shootout win, 0 points for a loss, 1 point for each regulation goal scored up to three per game.

Northern Division W L GF GA PT
Boston Minutemen 13 9 41 29 116
Toronto Metros-Croatia 13 9 39 28 114
New York Cosmos 10 12 39 38 91
Rochester Lancers 6 16 29 49 64
Hartford Bicentennials 6 16 27 51 61
Eastern Division W L GF GA PT
Tampa Bay Rowdies 16 6 46 27 135
Miami Toros 14 8 47 30 123
Washington Diplomats 12 10 42 47 112
Philadelphia Atoms 10 12 33 42 90
Baltimore Comets 9 13 34 52 87
Central Division W L GF GA PT
St. Louis Stars 13 9 38 34 115
Chicago Sting 12 10 39 33 106
Denver Dynamos 9 13 37 42 85
Dallas Tornado 9 13 33 38 83
San Antonio Thunder 6 16 24 46 59
Western Division W L GF GA PT
Portland Timbers 16 6 43 27 138
Seattle Sounders 15 7 42 28 129
Los Angeles Aztecs 12 10 42 33 107
Vancouver Whitecaps 11 11 38 28 99
San Jose Earthquakes 8 14 37 48 83

Results summaries[edit]

Results by round[edit]

Match reports[edit]

NASL Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

August 12 Seattle Sounders 1 – 2 (OT) Portland Timbers Civic Stadium • Att. 31,523

August 13 Miami Toros 2 – 1 (OT) Boston Minutemen Nickerson Field • Att. 2,187

August 13 Los Angeles Aztecs 1 – 2 (PK, 4–5) St. Louis Stars Francis Field • Att. 6,119

August 13 Toronto Metros-Croatia 0 – 1 Tampa Bay Rowdies Tampa Stadium • Att. 16,111


Semifinals[edit]

August 16 Miami Toros 0 – 3 Tampa Bay Rowdies Tampa Stadium • Att. 22,710

August 17 St. Louis Stars 0 – 1 Portland Timbers Civic Stadium • Att. 33,503


Bracket[edit]

Match reports[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Transfers[edit]

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