When you have a tournament, this is the kind of game it’s about. Both Forge and Cavalry need a result, plus it’s Forge and Cavalry–by far CanPL’s best rivalry so far.
Tommy Wheeldon Jr. is dragging Cavalry forward despite battle scars and missing limbs. Bravery, to be sure. Foolhardy? We shall see.
Pacific are the team that always upsets Cavalry. If they do it here, they’ll have a real chance of making the final.
No team has better understanding, and in tournament play, that can make up for some deficits. Cavalry need someone to score, though.
Cavalry were built to be a prime example of the Canadian Premier League, day one. And they were.
Here we all are at the end of the road. This afternoon (or tonight, on CBC), somebody gets the keys to the castle.
The league began in a Tim Hortons, and so it will end in one.
Surprisingly, these two teams have played some close games this year, mainly in Halifax. Whether Wanderers can deliver a similar performance on the road has been the devil of their season.
Today is a day of celebrations: Peter Schaale going back to school, Cavalry in the Voyageur’s Cup semi-final with a chance, Forge beating Antigua in CONCACAF.
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; or close the wall up with our English dead. In peace there’s nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility: but when the blast of war blows in our ears, then summon up the action of the tiger….