30-Nov-2017 08:40:00 | ESPNFC
Jozy Altidore scored the only goal of the Eastern Conference Championship as Toronto FC return to the MLS Cup final with a 1-0 win over Columbus.
It's hard to see what else Columbus Crew SC could have done.
The moment after a playoff loss is often the moment when the picture of a team falls sharply into focus; playoff momentum and the stories that go with it have a way of hiding deficiencies that seem glaring when a team's campaign comes definitively to a halt.
But looking back at Columbus picking its way through a playoff field to go within inches of eliminating Toronto -- and all with an existential angst of relocation hanging over...