FC Vorkuta – SC Scarborough
The race for the First Division title tightened even further with a 1-1 draw between FC Vorkuta and Scarborough SC Saturday night, while in one other match in the Canadian Soccer League, SC Waterloo scored late to defeat CSC Mississauga 1-0.
Scarborough struck early at Esther Shiner Stadium when Atif Hammud Ali tapped in a rebound in the second minute of the match for a 1-0 lead that held to the interval.
Vorkuta tied the game 1-1 at 67 minutes, a well-placed drive inside the far post by substitute midfielder Serhii Ursulenko who took a perfect one touch pass from Sergii Ivliev.
It was a well-played encounter in doubt until the final whistle. The result moves Vorkuta, with a 7-1-2 WLT record for 23 points into a tie for top spot with FC Ukraine United in the CSL First Division, while Scarborough are in third position in the standings with a 6-2-3 record for 21 points.
FC Vorkuta: Musiienko – Yaremchuk (46′ Ursulenko), Bidlovskyi (46′ Halchuk), Tarasenko, Volchkov – Kerchu, Riabyi, Riabets, Solonynko (57′ Lakusta), Gostiev – Ivliev (70′ Gramm)
Our “B” Division team played an away game vs SC Scarborough the same day @ 1 pm.
It was a confident 7:1 win for FC Vorkuta. Result was secured by commanding hat-trick by CSL “B” division leading goal scorer Kristijan Kezic, two goals by Dmytro Polyuhanych and goals by Serhii Melnyk and Valerii Doroshenko.
FC Vorkuta: Lozinskyi – Alieksieiev (65′ Samatov), Kiselov, Sluka, Lazar – Khmyzov, Doroshenko, Diachenko (46′ Raskov), Polyuhanych, S.Melnyk – Kezic
The legion of Ukrainians in Canada is larger.
Former “Bukovinian” goalkeeper Oleksandr Musienko will play in the Canadian Football League for FC Vorkuta (Toronto). Representatives of Vorkuta have already announced the arrival of Musienko to Canada on their Facebook page.
PICTURE: Kingsman (red) earned the distinction of eliminating the 2018 CSL champions FC Vorkuta from the 2019 playoffs, a penalty kicks shocker following a 2-2 tie at the end of extra time on October 12. With a 100 per cent record from seven victories, Vorkuta faced a big test on July 14 against Scarborough and […]
PICTURE: Krum Bibishkov, now player coach and head coach of Real Mississauga of the Canadian Soccer League has played close to 350 professional games with distinction during a 20-year period, mostly in Europe where he is seen here. When Krum Bibishkov recently questioned the fairness of a league rule for teams loaning players, it was […]