From the a-league.com site.
BETHEL PARK, Pa.--The Toronto Lynx and
Pittsburgh Riverhounds played to the
first tie in A-League history, 1-1Saturday in front of 4,223 at Bethel Park
Pittsburgh defender John Jones had the best chance to come up with a "golden goal," teeing up a penalty kick in the 103rd minute. Goalkeeper Theo Zagar
made the save to keep the Lynx alive.
Jones' was the Riverhounds' second penalty kick opportunity of the 48-foul contest. Tenywah Bonseu beat Zagar in the 70th minute, after midfielder Jamon Tripoli was sent sprawling in the penalty box, to give Pittsburgh a short-lived 1-0 lead.
Barely two minutes later, Brian Ashton snagged a rebound in front of the Pittsburgh goal and tapped the ball to David DiPlacido, who roofed a hard
shot over netminder Randy Dedini.
The Lynx outshot Pittsburgh 12-9. Both 'keepers finished with four saves.
Pit- Bonseu 70
Tor- DiPlacido (Ashton) 72
Shots: Tor 9, Pit 12; Saves: Tor- Zagar 12, Pit- Dedini 4
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