W-League Toronto Inferno vs Ottawa Fury
by Rocket Robin

Result of the W-League game of Sunday July 15th, 2001 between Toronto Inferno and Ottawa Fury played at Birchmount Stadium in Scarborough at 2:00pm.

4 min...Inferno Tina Blaskovic GOAL...Inf Jo Hinks had taken a 30 yard shot from right side that hit the bar and Blaskovic kicked in the rebound from 2 yards beyond Fury goalie Taryn Swiatek.

27 min...Fury Kristina Kiss GOAL...Fury Jennifer Biondi beat offside trap 15 yards out and passed over from 10 yards on left to Kiss who tapped in a 5 yard shot. Inferno goalie Leisha Alicia was trapped on this 2 on 1.

54 min...Fury Eva Melamed GOAL...Melamed volleys bouncer in from 7 yards on right after getting cross from left, a sliding Inferno defender couldn't stop the ball from crossing the line.

64 min...Inferno Tina Blaskovic earned a penalty kick when she was pulled down in the box after deking the second defender. Her penalty kick is blasted off the top of the crossbar and deflects over net.

73 min...Inferno Tina Blaskovic GOAL...Inf Janine Willis crosses in from left near end line. Blaskovic heads in from 5 yards on right post just below bar.

Golden goal overtime:
92 min...Inf Candace Chapman is pulled down in the box by Fury Brigitte Bernier. Penalty kick called.

93 min...Inferno Tina Blaskovic GOAL...Blaskovic rolls ball low to right corner of net on penalty kick.

Final Score:...Toronto Inferno....3....Ottawa Fury....2

Attendance was about 150 on this hot summer's day.

Wow Tina Blaskovic scored seven goals this weekend! (Better than the whole Lynx team this year). Four against Laval Dynamites on Friday in the Inferno 4-3 victory. I think we have the W-League player of the week.
No doubt that Tina would take the second penalty kick.

Maybe a second chance at the National team Evan? Only point against her is she's 29. Has the nickname 'Goal Machine' been used anywhere in the world yet?

Rocket Robin

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