July 28, 2006 CSL summary of Friday's games (from CSL website)

Friday - July 28, 2006
Croatia still on top

Toronto Croatia held on to the top spot with a 5-1 romp over still winless Toronto Supra Portuguese in Friday night CSL action, while Serbian White Eagles strolled through Caribbean Selects 5-0 to retain the runner-up position in the inaugural International Division. At The Cove in London, the City looked strong in defeating second place Windsor Border Stars, 2-0.

Croatia forward Tommy Ples scored twice in his teamís 5-1 win at Memorial Park following an opening goal when forward Peter Curic headed home from a corner kick at the 11th minute mark. Midfielder Boris Tomac at 48 minutes and Antonijo Zupan at 70 minutes scored the other two Toronto Croatia goals in a game that saw a player from each side ejected in the first half. Caswain Mason at 31 minutes and Fabio Silva, 7 minutes later, were shown the red card. Andrew Silva struck the lone goal for Toronto Supra Portuguese, a team winless in nine tries in the 2006 league campaign and still fourth in the standings.

Toronto Croatia are still top of that division with a 7-1-4 WLT record for 25 points, having played four games more than Serbian White Eagles with their impressive 8-0-0 100 per cent record for 24 points.

Midfielder Sasa Viciknez led the Eagles with two goals at 22 and 53 minutes at Centennial Stadium following earlier goals by midfielder Nenad Stojcic, who opened the scoring after just 4 minutes, then CSL leading scorer Gabriel Pop, his 11th of the season at the 21st minute mark. Forward Mihajlo Bacanin struck Eaglesí fifth goal at 58 minutes.

London City handed Windsor Border Stars a set-back in the border teamís bid for the top position in the National Division, a 2-0 shutout while full marks for the win. Marco Peeters opened the scoring for the City at the 50th minute mark following a scoreless first half, and Johan Wikman made sure of the three points with the second goal at 69 minutes. London improve to 2-6-5 for 11 points, while Windsor sits on a 4-3-4 record and 16 points, good for second place.

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