The final game of the CSL 2015 regular season was played at the St. Joan of Arc Stadium Monday tonight, ending in a 6-4 victory for York Region Shooters B over Toronto Atomic FC B, a result which lifted the Shooters reserves into the runner-up position in the CSL Second Division.
The CSL First division completed its 2015 schedule Sunday.
York Region Shooters B completed their season with an 11-6-1 WLT record for 34 points, with Second Division winners SC Waterloo B on top with 36 points.
York Region Shooters B will open their playoff schedule at home on Sunday, October 11 with a quarterfinal game against Niagara United B.
Toronto Atomic FC B concluded its regular season with a 7-8-3 record for 24 points, finishing sixth in the standings and this means a game at Milton, also on Thanksgiving Weekend.
THE CSL CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYOFFS – UPDATE
Eight First Division teams having secured playoff spots. They are Serbian White Eagles, Toronto Croatia, SC Waterloo, York Region Shooters, Toronto Atomic FC, London City, Burlington SC and Milton SC.
Eight teams have also secured berths to playoff for the Second Division Championship. They are SC Waterloo B, York Region Shooters B, Milton SC B, Burlington SC B, Brantford Galaxy B, Toronto Atomic FC B, Niagara United B and Serbian White Eagles B.
The opening quarterfinal games will be announced Tuesday to kickoff Thanksgiving Weekend, October 10 -11 and will be arranged in order of a team’s position in the final standings: 1 vs 8, 2 vs 7, 3 vs 6 and 4 vs 5.
The top four teams in the standings have home advantage in the quarterfinals and the top four teams to advance will also have home field advantage in the semifinals.
Serbian White Eagles, Toronto Croatia, SC Waterloo and York Region Shooters will have home advantage in the CSL Championship, while SC Waterloo B, York Region Shooters B, Milton SC B and Burlington SC B will have home advantage in the Second Division
All games in the playoffs, including the final, will play 2 x 15 minutes of extra time if the score at the end of regulation time is tied. If still tied at the end of extra time, penalty kicks will be taken as per FIFA rules.