LONDON CITY, NIAGARA UNITED BATTLE TO SCORELESS TIE
London City and Niagara United battled to a scoreless tie in wet conditions at the TD Waterhouse Stadium in London, the opening game in the new season for both teams and the only game scheduled in the Canadian Soccer League Friday night.
Both teams had opportunities to score, but goalkeepers Vladimir Markotic for the home side and John De Luca for Niagara United were sound through to the final whistle.
Midfielder Marin Vucemilovic Grgic, the league’s MVP while playing for Toronto Croatia in 2012, was always a threat for London City, while Derek Paterson was prominent for the visitors.
London City are at home to York Region Shooters on May 24, while Niagara United will visit SC Waterloo on Sunday.
Remaining games in the CSL this weekend are all First Division games on Sunday:
Sunday, May 12 Nelson Stadium 5 pm Burlington SC vs. Serbian White Eagles
Sunday, May 12 St. Joan of Arc 6.30 pm York Region Shooters vs.Astos Vasas FC
Sunday, May 12 Warrior Field 7 pm SC Waterloo vs. Niagara United
Sunday, May 12 Centennial Stadium 8 pm Toronto Croatia vs. Kingston FC