Jimmy Brennan recreates another iconic moment in Toronto sports, Forge skirt the U21 quota, and more from Week Three at the CanPL Potato Cup.
It’s CanPL. Cavalry and Forge are good, and the rest of the teams are fighting for the two spots left over. With varying degrees of success, mind.
If you missed a game in CanPL this weekend, it probably ended 2 – 2. If you want more detail than that, read on.
Usually I write obituaries for the teams that are out, but the playoff race this year was a non-event so let’s not bother rehashing all of that and cut straight to the games that matter.
One of the more interesting tools to help analyze games is the game state: how does a match pan out when the score is 2 – 1? 3 – 0? On the road? At home?
One of the nice things about the university season is it just comes thick and fast. Unlike the Canadian Premier League spring season, there aren’t a lot of midweek games. Instead, you get weekend back-to-backs. Pick your poison.
The only team that really won this week in university soccer were the Holland College Hurricanes, whose name seemed less of a reach.
There’s news off the top this week, with Forge assistant coach Peter Reynders being suspended for 45 days by Canada Soccer for racial abuse in the Voyageur’s Cup.