From Canada Kicks
Toronto sweeps series.
from the Lynx
|RICHMOND, Va ---
Sunday, September 17óA spectacular goal by Lynx defender Milan Kojic at
the 39th. minute in the second leg of a two-game total goals Eastern
Conference semi-final game before 4,027 at Richmond tonight, was enough to
put Toronto into the Eastern Conference final and the last four in the
North American A-League Championship.
Kojicís first strike of the
season was also one of the most spectacular scored at Richmond this season
as he rushed up field to connect on a corner kick being taken by
midfielder Nikola Vignjevic. The bullet-like header found the roof of the
Richmond net well out of reach of Kickersí keeper Mike McGinty.
Lynx win repeats an identical 1-0 score at Varsity Stadium on Friday night
to give Toronto the semi-final series by a 2-0 aggregate and a berth in
the Eastern Conference Final.
ITíS THE LYNX VS. THE RHINOS ON
The Lynx will now face the Rochester Raging Rhinos in a
two-game total goals series next weekend, the first game at Varsity
Stadium on Friday, a 7.30 p.m. kickoff and the return match at Rochester
on Sunday, a 6.05 start.
The winner will advance to meet the winner
of the Western Conference series between the Minnesota Thunder and the
The Vancouver 86ers were eliminated in the
semi-final games by Minnesota on a 4-3 total goals aggregate. After taking
a 3-0 win in the first leg, the 86ers collapsed with a 4-0 loss in the
return game at Minnesota.
Friday, Sept. 15 Toronto
Lynx 1, Richmond Kickers 0 at Toronto
Sunday, Sept. 17 Toronto Lynx 1,
Richmond Kickers 0 at Richmond, Toronto wins semi-final series
Friday, Sept. 15 Rochester Raging Rhinos 2, Charleston Battery
0 at Rochester
Sat. Sept. 16 Rochester Raging Rhinos 1, Charleston
Battery 0 at Charleston
Rochester wins semi-final series
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMI-FINAL
Wed. Sept. 13 Vancouver 86ers 3,
Minnesota Thunder 0 at Vancouver
Sat. Sept. 16 Vancouver 86ers 0,
Minnesota Thunder 4 at Minnesota
Minnesota wins semi-final series
Friday, Sept. 15 Milwaukee Rampage 2, Seattle Sounders 1 at
Sunday, Sept. 17 Milwaukee Rampage 2, Seattle Sounders1 at
Milwaukee wins semi-final series
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