Result of the Sunday July 18, 2010 PDL game between Toronto Lynx and Cincinnati Kings played at the Hershey Centre at 4:00pm.

Toronto Lynx (yellow socks and shirts, black shorts and numbers)

....................1 Matthew Silva
3 Chris Mitchell...5 Bart Mysiak...4 Konner McNamara...2 Jordan Taylor
13 Mikael McNamara (cpt)...6 Branko Gavric...10 Lee Smyth...19 Greg Lewandowski
..........16 Jonathan Costa...8 Chris Broadfoot

Subs:...25 Greg Brooks (gk)...14 Andrew Derayeh (mid)...17 Steve Fattone (mid)...16 Julian Ramjohn (def)...20 Jelani Smith (fwd)...22 Danny Nguyen (mid)...23 Chris Simm (mid)
team officials:...head coach Duncan Wilde

Cincinnati Kings (all red, white numbers, black trim)

....................40 Mike Flynn
8 Justin Jenkins...19 Paul Andres...11 DJ Albert...16 Aaron Denney
23 Jeff Hughes...5 Jon Sutton...3 Steven Beattie...7 Mark Kontish
...........15 Justin Jarvis...12 Branden Stelmak (cpt)

Subs:...50 Corey Wisenhunt (gk)...10 Adam Ross (mid)...13 Jon Williams (mid)...28 Justin Robbins (mid)
team officials:...head coach Roby Stahl

Game officials:...referee Joe Piacente...referee's assistants Leo Monaco and Mark fourth official...(all black uniforms, neon yellow trim)

1st starts 3:59pm...Lynx defend north end on this hot, humid, hazy day with a strong breeze from the west. As there is no scoreboard, all times are converted from my wristwatch
4 min...Lynx goalie dives forward to smother low 20 yard shot from the left.
7 min...Lynx Broadfoot chips 25 yarder down middle well over net.
8 min...Kings Beattie 40 yard shot from right sideline is caught by goalie on right post.
9 min...Lynx Mikael McNamara 45 yard freekick from right has leaping Lynx Konner McNamara head 18 yarder that's caught by goalie.
11 min...Lynx Mikael McNamara turns and shoots 22 yarder wide right after receiving pass.
13 min...Lynx YELLOW card...Costa earns it for kick on Kings Albert in Kings box.
14 min...Kings YELLOW card...Stelmak earns it for complaining about a call.
14 min...Lynx Mikael McNamara GOAL...Jordan Taylor throw-in from right has Chris Broadfoot chest ball down and McNamara takes low 15 yard shot under diving goalie Mike Flynn to right side of net.
17 min...Kings Beattie blasts 40 yarder over net and back fence.
18 min...Kings Jenkins 35 yard freekick from right is cleared from box.
20 min...Lynx YELLOW card...Mitchell earns it for sliding tackle on Kings Hughes.
21 min...Kings Kontish 30 freekick from right is headed away by defender on edge of box.
24 min...Kings defender slides to poke ball from Lynx Broadfoot on edge of box.
26 min...Lynx Broadfoot 28 yard shot down middle is low and wide left of net.
29 min...Lynx Mitchell and Lynx Broadfoot both miss taking shots on run into Kings box on left and goalie dives on it.
30 min...Lynx goalie dives well wide left in box to prevent through ball play.
31 min...Lynx Broadfoot rolls weak 18 yard shot up middle is smothered by goalie.
34 min...Lynx Gavric cross from 40 yards on left has Lynx Broadfoot head ball down from 18 yards but goalie picks up ball.
35 min...Kings Stelmak can't draw Penalty kick with goalie sliding too far left for through ball.
37 min...Kings Beattie wins cornerkick on second blocked shot on right of Lynx box.
38 min...Kings Hughes rolls corenrkick from right and Kings Kontish blasts 30 yard shot well high and wide right of net.
41 min...Lynx Broadfoot 25 yard shot is well over net upon getting pass from right.
42 min...Lynx Smyth cornerkick from right has Lynx Konner McNamara head 15 yard pop up header high and wide left of net.
43 min...Kings Hughes blasts 22 yard freekick from left that deflects wide for cornerkick.
44 min...Kings player's cornerkick on left has Lynx Mitchell diving head away from left side of box.
45 min...Lynx Lewandowski cross from left has defender on right head ball behind own net.
46 min...Lynx Smyth cornerkick from right has goalie swat and Lynx player put in net but called back on hand ball.
46 min...half ends 4:45pm.

2nd Half:...starts 5:02pm.
halftime subs:...Lynx Brooks replaces Silva in goal.
.............Lynx Ramjam replaces Lewandowski.
.............Lynx Smith replaces Costa.
.............Kings Robbins replaces Jarvis.
47 min...Lynx Mitchell cornerkick from left haas Kings defender clear.
49 min...Lynx Smyth 45 yard pass up middle over Lynx player and bounces to goalie.
50 min...Kings Stelmak injured at Lynx 30 yards which leaves him bleeding.
51 min...Lynx Smyth rolls forward to Lynx Ramjohn on right and cross is blocked by defender.
52 min...Kings Kontish cross from left has Lynx Mitchell heads ball behind own net.
52 min...Kings player's cornerkick from right is over players in box.
53 min...Kings Denney 45 yard cross from left is caught by goalie left of net.
53 min...Lynx YELLOW card...Konner McNamara earns it for argueing about Kings player faking an injury.
54 min...Lynx Broadfoot alone for pass and run from 25 yards chips goalie but over net from 18 yards.
55 min...Lynx Konner McNamara 60 yard freekick down middle just wide left of net.
56 min...Kings sub...Williams replaces Denney.
58 min...Kings Branden Stelmak GOAL...Stelmak gets ball down middle through defenders on pass from Kings Justin Jenkins and Stelmak one-touches shot from 15 yards over goalie Greg Brooks into left side of net.
60 min...Lynx Broadfoot charges to ball and low 18 yard shot on left has goalie crumble and stop between his legs.
60 min...Lynx sub...Smith replaces Broadfoot.
65 min...Lynx Misiak 65 yard chip bounces to goalie.
66 min...Kings Robbins on left side of net has Lynx Konner McNamara blast clearance to left for throw-in.
67 min...Kings Robbins long throw-in from left is caught by goalie.
68 min...Kings player 50 yard freekick from right has goalie catch drop and pick up.
69 min...Kings Hughes long throw-in from right has Lynx Misiak head ball away.
69 min...Kings Hughes cross from right is over Kings Kontish at 15 yards on left.
73 min...Kings Hughes long throw-in has Lynx Konner McNamara head ball out of box on left.
74 min...Kings Stelmak 20 yard shot from right after receiving pass has goalie block shot.
75 min...Kings Kontish 30 yard shot down middle has goalie catch.
76 min...Lynx YELLOW card...Gavric earns it for tugging Kings player at center line.
77 min...Lynx sub...Simm replaces Fattone.
.........Lynx sub...Nguyen replaces Smyth.
78 min...Kings Albert 60 yard freekick has goalie catch.
78 min...Lynx Simm rolls ball forward and Lynx Mikael McNamara flicks 15 yarder that rolls to goalie.
79 min...Lynx Smith gets away with hard bashing through into Kings box on rush but can't get away shot.
81 min...Lynx Smith 25 yard shot from left has goalie dive to right to make save.
84 min...Lynx Misiak chips 45 yard freekick down middle has goalie catch on bounce when defender shields ball.
85 min...Lynx Smith slides to poke ball and shot is wide left from 12 yards with goalie beaten.
86 min...Lynx Simm rolls pass that Lynx Smith misses and Lynx Mikael McNamara blasts 15 yard shot from left is well over net.
89 min...Kings Kontish cross from left 20 yards on end line has Lynx Konner McNamara deflect clearance up to goalie.
91 ends 5:48pm.

Final Score:.............Toronto Lynx.........1...............Cincinnati Kings...............1.................

Attendance was about 80 people on this hot and humid day that wasn't so uncomfortable because of the strong breeze from the west.

The Lynx platooned their goalie for the fourth game in a row. Matthew Silva played the first half; Greg Brooks played the second. This started in the game against Dayton Dutch Lions last Sunday when the two combined for a shutout in a game that the Lions dominated. The change happened (I found out at this game) because Silva asked to come out at halftime because he'd hurt his knee. Goaltending was not a fault for the tie in this game.

The Lynx had the edge of play throughout the game except for a patch from 66 minutes to 78 minutes when it looked like the Kings would score a winner.

Mike Flynn was the goalie for the Kings. On their web page it has him listed as age 25 but I was thinking it was his father playing because he looked so 'mature'.

The Kings brought only four subs including a goalie while the Lynx brought in six subs including the goalie. They certainly looked fresher at the end because all these subs took place in the second half but they couldn't score the winning goal. Best chance was when Chris Simm rolled a pass from the right that Jelani Smith in the center missed and Mikael McNamara blasted a 15 yard shot from the left well over the net. Plays like this happened throughout the game with starters and subs doing the same thing.

Referee Joe Piacente gave out four Yellow cards this game with three going to the Lynx and a slight majority of the foul goals going against them.

This is the last game I will be reporting on the Lynx this year. They have two more home games to finish the season. Wednesday night they play Michigan Bucks and Saturday afternoon they play Kalamazoo. Both these games conflict with MLS Toronto FC games to which I have tickets. The Lynx current record is 4 wins, 9 losses and 1 tie (today's game was their only tie this year). The team is on the upswing going 3-1-1 in the last five games.

Thanks for the goalscorers on both teams for filling me in on who got the assists on each goal.

Rocket Robin

Lynx starters

Kings starters

Kings players ready to start game.

Lynx Chris Broadfoot and Kings Steven Beattie jump for header.

Referee signals Lynx Mikael McNamara to play on.

Kings Paul Andrew passes ball while watched closely by Lynx Branko Gavric.

Lynx coaches Billy Steele (left) and head coach Duncan Wilde on the sideline.

Kings moving ball downfield.

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