CAPITAL CITY FC MARCH ON WITH 10 GAMES UNBEATEN WHILE MONTREAL IMPACT ACADEMY CRASH 4-0 AT BRAMPTON
Capital City FC kept up their unbeaten streak which now stands at 10 games following a cliffhanger 2-2 tie with Windsor Stars, while Montreal Impact Academy crashed 4-0 at Brampton to bring their 10-game unbeaten streak to an abrupt end, the only two games in the CSL First Division Saturday.
The Capital City result was in doubt until the dying seconds following a game in which the Ottawa team had most of the play and most of the chances in a well-played game at Windsor Stadium.
Capital City opened the scoring on a goal by midfielder Emir Zrnic who headed home past Windsor ‘ keeper Anthony Santilli at 12 minutes.
Capital City missed an opportunity to increase their lead when at 20 minutes Sullivan Silva missed a penalty, the shot saved by goalkeeper Santilli. Junior Ellis also had a chance to score for Capital City, but Santilli made the save.
Windsor equalized at 44 minutes when forward Aaron Byrd found the net and the 1-1 tie was the score at the break.
Windsor went ahead against the run of play at 82 minutes on a goal by midfielder Danny Dragoi, Windsor Stars 2, Capital City 1
At 91 minutes and close to the final whistle, Capital City FC were awarded a corner kick and goalkeeper Clinton Irwin joined his attackers in an attempt to score an equalizer. The move paid off as Irwin’s diving header from 10 yards flew into the home net to make the score 2-2 and that was the score at the final whistle.
Montreal Impact Academy’s 10-game unbeaten run ended at Victoria Park in Brampton where the Quebec side ran into a buzz saw Brampton City Utd for a 4-0 result which means the league-leading team ended its swing into Ontario with just one point following the 1-1 tie with London City Friday night.
Following a scoreless first half, Richard West opened the scoring for Brampton at
49 minutes and this was followed by the first of two goals by midfielder Andy Garcia who put the home side two-up at 74 minutes.
Brampton defender Denny Velastegui increased the lead to 3-0 at 86 minutes and Garcia drove a free kick into the top corner of the net from 20 yards to score his second in the dying minutes and the game ended 4-0.
Brampton City Utd lost forward Daniel Nascimento on being shown the red card at 72 minutes and referee Justin Tasev ordered Brampton coach Armando Costa out of the game for dissent minutes later.
Montreal Impact Academy are still on top of the standings with 27 points, two ahead of York Region Shooters with 25 and Capital City has 24.
Remaining games in the CSL this weekend:
Sun, Jul 17 Centennial Stadium 5:00 PM Toronto Croatia vs TFC Academy
Sun, Jul 17 St. Joan of Arc 5:00 PM York Region Shooters vs Capital City FC
Sun, Jul 17 Lions Park 6:00 PM Brantford Galaxy vs St. Catharines Wolves
Sun, Jul 17 Club Roma 2:00 PM St. Catharines Wolves B vs Mississauga Eagles FC B
Sun, Jul 17 Cove Road 4:00 PM London City B vs KW United FC