Results and details of the Sunday June 7, 2015 League 1 Ontario game between Vaughan Azzurri and ANB Futbol played at McNaughton Park in Vaughan at 2:00pm.
Vaughan Azzurri (all navy, white numbers, red trim)
...................1 Rab Bruce-Lockart
.......21 Kyle Creighton...23 Daniel Gogarty...24 Daniel Cramarossa
16 Malcolm Loukides...15 Matthew Stinson (cpt)...7 Jonathan Lao...25 Stefan Popovic
.......5 Dayonn Harris...10 Mario Kovacevic...11 Joey Cicchillo
Subs:...12 Andrew D'Souza (gk)...3 Joseph Amato...6 Tyrone Downes...8 Domenico Gullo...9 Dena Iezady
...14 Kamal Miller...17 Matthew Arnone
team officials:...team head coach Carmine Isacco...assistant coaches Luca Forno and Patrice Gheisar...manager Tony De Palma
...equipment manager Kosta Poulos...therapist Maria Bianchi
ANB Futbol (all white, blue numbers)
..................12 Praveen Ahilan
33 Patricio Gonzalez...2 Shiquan Lowe...6 Kristofer Michael...4 Moshee Kelyana
10 Brandon Mills...8 Joackson Tooke...21 Lucas Gesualdi...7 Jahsua Mills
..............11 Belrum Vartanian...9 Jason Mills (cpt)
Subs:...1 Adam Hewitt (gk)...23 Blake Jones...14 Sam Atashin...22 Adonijah Reid...27 David Bertolo
...13 Daniel Iannacito...18 Harry Jawanda
team officials:...head coach Bassam Naim...assistant coaches Wayne Mills...team officials Marcelo Almeida and Matthew Sposito
Game officials:...referee Hassain Rifai...referee's assistants Maurio Simon and Brad Doubrough...fourth official Zac Taylor
...(teal shirts, black shorts and socks)
1st Half:...game starts 1:59pm...VA defends south end on this warm afternoon with a bright sun in the south west and a wind from the south.
50 sec...VA Cicchillo run to left end line and low cross through 6 yard box has defender clear.
2 min...ANB Brandon Mills cornerkick from right has charging ANB player miss and defender clears ball at 8 yards.
8 min...ANB Jason Mills short pass to ANB Kelyana while both in VA box but Kelyana can't get away shot from 7 yards.
9 min...ANB Jahsua Mills GOAL...Mills takes 22 yard freekick from right that bends towards right corner of net. Goalie Rab Bruce-Lockart flies over and gets one hand to it but tips it into top right corner of net.
12 min...ANB YELLOW card...Gesualdi earns it for knocking down VA Stinson near center line.
13 min...ANB Vartanian cross from left 20 yards near end line has ANB Lao not quite able to connect on header at 6 yards.
13 min...ANB Brandon Mills cornerkick from right has header popped up and ball is cleared.
14 min...VA Kovacevic rolls pass from middle over to VA Harris who runs forward and takes low 12 yard shot that sprawling goalie gets hand to at 5 yards but defender clears at 2 yards on right post.
15 min...ANB Jahsua Mills cornerkick from left has defender head ball away.
16 min...VA Kovacevic low 15 yard shot has flying goalie push wide right.
17 min...VA Cicchillo cornerkick from right has defender head back to him but there's no room to cross in again.
19 min...ANB goalie saves back back pass on left post.
23 min...VA Stinson blasts low 30 yard shot from left between crowd of players and wide right.
25 min...VA Lao low 22 yard freekick from left is around player wall but goalie smothers ball.
26 min...VA Cicchillo rushes for high cross near left end line and 10 yard sharp angle shot that goalie saves.
27 min...VA Cicchillo 30 yard freekick from right has defender in box heads ball away.
28 min...VA Lao 25 yard freekick blast from left hits ANB Brandon Mills in back at 15 yards and ball is cleared on right at 8 yards.
29 min...ANB Vartanian rolls 18 yarder as he falls in middle and ball rolls to goalie.
31 min...ANB Vartanian bumps off defender to get sharp angle shot from 10 yards near right end line and goalie catches.
32 min...VA Lao rolls centering cross from left and VA Harris blasts 15 yard shot over net.
34 min...ANB Jahsua Mills cornerkick from left has ANB Michael head ball from 12 yards that goalie catches.
35 min...VA Harris is injured just inside ANB box.
38 min...ANB Hahsua Mills cornerkick from left has ANB Michael one-touch low lob from 15 yards down middle that's stopped.
39 min...VA Stinson is hurt in center circle.
40 min...VA sub...Downes replaces injured Harris.
41 min...ANB Gesualdi 40 yard freekick from right has ball cleared in box.
42 min...VA YELLOW card...Stinson earns it on a delayed call for swearing while complaining about not getting a freekick call near center line for player obstruction.
44 min...ANB sub...Reid replaces injured Jason Mills. Lowe becomes captain of ANB.
46 min...VA Cicchillo breaks down middle but ANB Lowe gets back to prevent shot but wins cornerkick.
47 min...VA Lao cornerkick from left is deflected by defender on near post.
48 min...VA Lao cornerkick from left is caught by goalie.
49 min...half ends 2:47pm.
Halftime entertainment:...ten kids are invited onto the field and given tote bags.
2nd Half:...starts 3:02pm.
halftime sub:...VA Iezady replaces Creighton.
46 min...VA Matthew Stinson GOAL...VA Joey Cicchillo 30 yard freekick from far right has Stinson charging over from left flick head the ball in from 8 yards to middle of the net.
48 min...ANB YELLOW card...Kelyana earns it for obstructing VA Iezady rushing on right even through Kelyana was bashed over.
49 min...VA Lao 40 yard freekick from right has VA players jump and ball headed forward at 10 yards but deflects off defender and cleared.
51 min...ANB Brandon Mills cross from near right cornerflag is smothered by goalie.
52 min...VA Downes rushes forward to get to long cross from left and rolls 25 yarder past sliding goalie but just wide left of post.
55 min...ANB Gesualdi 35 yard freekick from right just step ahead of ANB Lowe diving header at 10 yards.
56 mnin...ANB Kelyana long throw-in from left bounces to goalie.
57 min...VA Stinson quick throw-in from right at 20 yard line has VA Kovacevic flick 12 yard header from right wide right of net.
59 min...ANB Adonijah Reid GOAL...Reid rushes down middle from 45 yards and has ball deflect off defenders on his 1 on 3 rush and he's suddenly in the open from 25 yards and restarts run and rolls 15 yard shot under goalie into left side of net.
59 min...ANB sub...Jones replaces Vartanian.
61 min...ANB Jahsua Mills rush on left and rolls pass to ANB Jones but defender blocks his shot from 3 yards on left post.
63 min...ANB Brandon Mills rush up right and low 20 yard shot into short side webbing of net.
64 min...VA Cicchillo wins cornerkick after his 50 yard rush up left and cross deflected.
65 min...VA Lao cornerkick from left is partially cleared and VA Stinson shoots 22 yarder that deflects off defender wide left of net.
65 min...VA Lao cornerkick from left has goalie catch.
67 min...VA Dena Iezady sets VA Joey Cicchillo away on pass and he rolls 20 yarder past goalie and just wide right of post but another VA player was pushed over in the box that could have possibly got into position for a tap-in. Referee Hassain Rifai calls for a Penalty kick.
68 min...VA Matthew Stinson GOAL...Stinson blasts Penalty kick just over diving goalie Praveen Ahilan to left corner of net.
70 min...ANB Jahsua Mills pass forward for ANB Reid who runs to left endline and rolls pass through 6 yard box a step behind sliding ANB Jahsua Mills at 2 yards.
71 min...VA sub...Arnone replaces Kovacevic.
71 min...ANB Jones cuts partial clearance shot down middle wide left from 22 yards.
72 min...VA player's backpass to avoid ANB Jahsua Mills and goalie partially whiffs on clearance on left post but recovers to clear.
73 min...VA Lao 45 yard cross from right has VA Iezady stop ball, turn and fire 20 yarder that deflects off defender and wide right for cornerkick.
74 min...VA Lao cornerkick from right deflects off defender and over to goalie.
75 min...there's a delay in the game as the referee gets treatment for a foot injury.
79 min...VA sub...Miller replaces Popovic. game finally resumes.
80 min...VA Cicchillo cross from 20 yards on left has goalie dive forward to catch.
81 min...VA Downes steals ball off ANB Kelyana and rush on right and rolls 25 yard shot wide left of net.
82 min...VA Cicchillo on left gets past defender and low 15 yard shot is stopped by sliding goalie at 6 yards.
83 min...ANB Gesualdi rolls 25 yard shot up middle wide left of net.
84 min...ANB Jahsua Mills chips 25 yarder from left that VA Miller heads away at 5 yards on right.
85 min...ANB Lowe and VA Stinson knock each other over jumping for header at ANB 28 yard line. VA Stinson is the more shaken up.
85 min...VA Iezady on 2 on 2 rush shoots 25 yarder from left that sliding goalie palms across box at 12 yards.
86 min...ANB Reid rush on left and taps pass to ANB Tooke who hits left post on 20 yard shot through players in box.
86 min...ANB Kelyana clears when goalie caught out of box and VA player centers from 22 yards on left into box.
88 min...ANB Reid rush to pass on left and 15 yard shot is wide left.
90 min...VA sub...Gullo replaces Arnone who was injured in ANB box.
92 min...VA Lao 30 yard shot down middle is just over bar.
93 min...ANB Jones tap pass to ANB Reid running forward and he shoots 12 yarder off right post.
94 min...ANB Jones rolls 20 yarder from right through traffic that goalie smothers.
95 min...ANB Jones has 18 yard shot blocked.
96 min...ANB Lowe checks VA Cicchillo off ball on sliding tackle as he runs into left side of box. It's a clean check.
97 min...ANB player chips ball into VA box at 20 yards on left. There's no challengers and defender flicks ball up and goalie catches. It's ruled a back pass!
99 min...ANB Brandon Mills and Jahsua Mills work a tap and blast freekick play from 8 yards into charging wall of players and ball deflects for cornerkick.
99 min...ANB Brandon Mills cornerkick from right has goalie punch ball forward in crowd of players at 8 yards.
99 min...game ends 3:56pm.
Final Score:.......Vaughan Azzurri......2.........ANB Futbol.........2.........
Attendance was about 80 on this warm afternoon with a bright sun in the southwest although it clouded over in the second half and was quite windy.
The game wasn't rough in cards given out—only three Yellows, two to ANB but there were a lot of subs for injuries. Vaughan's Dayonn Harris had to come out at 40 minutes and Matthew Arnone had to come out at 90 minutes. For ANB, captain Jason Mills had to leave at 44 minutes. His replacement was Adonijah Reid who would score their second goal. He usually comes in as a sub in the second half and is still only age 15 (until September). Mills had been Red carded on Wednesday but that was a Cup game so didn't effect his status today for a League game.
The game had 5 minutes of injury time added in the second half with both teams going all out during the last ten minutes of the game. The extra time was added when the referee twisted his ankle and had to have a team trainer wrap up his foot so he could continue. See? Another injury!
Best non-scoring chances were at 70 minutes when ANB Jahsua Mills passed forward for ANB Adonijah Reid who ran to the left end line and rolled a pass through the 6 yard box a step behind the sliding Mills at 2 yards. 85 minutes had VA Dena Iezady on a 2 on 2 rush shoot a 25 yarder from the left that the sliding goalie palmed across the box at 12 yards. 86 minutes had ANB Reid rush on the left and tapped a pass to ANB Jackson Tooke who had 20 yard shot through players and hit the left post. 93 minutes had ANB Blake Jones tap a pass to Reid running forward and he shot a 12 yarder off the right post. 97 minutes had an ANB player chip a ball into the box from 20 yards on the left. There were no ANB players charging into the box to challenge for it and a VA defender flicked the ball up at 8 yards and the goalie caught it. That was ruled a backpass and ANB was awarded a freekick. That took awhile to set up and finally ANB Jahsua Mills and Brandon Mills worked out a tap and blast strategy that was blocked as the wall of players charged forward and the ball deflected for a cornerkick. The goalie punched that out in a crowd of players and the game was finally over.
This tie result means that both teams lose ground to Oakville Blue Devils who won later in the afternoon against Kingston. Vaughan's record is 4 wins, 2 draws, 0 losses for 14 points 2nd place, ANB is 3 wins, 2 draws, 0 losses for 11 points for 3rd place. Oakville rises to 5 wins, 1 draw, 0 losses for 16 points.
Vaughan Azzurri starters
ANB Futbol starters
VA Jonathan Lao (7) and Mario Kovacevic (10) take opening kickoff.
ANB Jason Mills (9) dribbles up the middle.
ANB Jahsua Mills (7) takes freekick.
VA Jonathan Lao (7) freekick.
VA Dayonn Harris (5) is treated for an injury.
ANB Adonijah Reid (22) and Belrum Vartanian (11) take second half kickoff.
ANB Jackson Tooke (8) dribbles upfield.
VA Matthew Stinston (15) scores on this Penalty kick.
Vaughan players are able to block this injury time freekick.
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