October 16, 2011 CSL--details of Sunday's Quarterfinal games (from CSL website)
TORONTO CROATIA AND CAPITAL CITY ADVANCE Toronto Croatia and Capital City FC are a step closer to the CSL Championship with second leg quarterfinal victories Sunday. Toronto Croatia were highly favoured going into the second game with a 4-0 win from last week’s first leg and a 4-1 result on Sunday confirmed Croatia’s place in the semi-finals. Capital City FC and Montreal Impact Academy played their second leg on Sunday with the Ottawa side winning 2-1, which followed last week’s 1-1 tie for a 3-2 goals aggregate in favour of Capital City. Midfielder Marin Vucemilovic Grgic opened the scoring for Toronto Croatia at Centennial Stadium, the goal coming, the goal coming on a breakaway after just 4 minutes. Hayden Fitwilliams then scored twice, at 31 minutes when he headed home a cross from the right wing for a 2-0 lead and again at 43 minutes when he drove a low shot from 15 yards past Melford James Jr in the Mississauga goal, a 3-0 lead at half-time. Croatia forward Bozenko Lesina made it 4-0 at 65 minutes and with the visiting Mississauga Eagles coming more into the picture late in the game, Jose Melo scored at 81 minutes for a 4-1 final score and 8-1 goals aggregate. Toronto Croatia will now be at home to York Region Shooters in the semi-finals during the weekend October 21 – 23. Capital City FC went ahead 1-0 after 10 minutes in their game with Montreal Impact Academy at the Terry Fox Stadium in Ottawa when midfielder Mahir Hadziresic lifted the ball from the centre line to Akil DeFreitas who drove the ball on to the crossbar and into the net. It was 1-0 at the break. Hadziresic made it 2-0 for the home side when he beat Montreal ‘keeper Maxime Crepeau at 53 minutes, but Montreal reduced the lead to 2-1 on a goal by Kevin Luarca at 77 minutes and that score held to the final whistle. Capital City advanced to the semi-finals on a 3-2 goals aggregate. The semi-finals will be played the weekend October 21 -23 with venues to be announced: Capital City FC vs. Serbian White Eagles Toronto Croatia vs. York Region Shooters In the CSL Second Division Championship Final, it will be Brampton City Utd B vs. Mississauga Eagles FC B on Saturday, October 22 at the St. Joan of Arc ground at Maple, a 3 pm kickoff.
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