Result and details of the Saturday July 25, 2015 League 1 Ontario game between Pro Stars FC and ANB Futbol played at Victoria Park in Brampton at 7:00pm.
Pro Stars FC (all blue, white numbers)
..................1 Philip Borowski
2 Rachaun Palmer...3 Alexander Ryan...4 Kunie Fayehun...6 Jeffrey Valcius
8 Zachary Gowlett...9 Jordan Piccinin...5 Pawandeep Sandhu...7 Mujtaba Ameen...11 Dylan Mickallef
....................10 Leaford Allen (cpt)
Subs:...21 Benson Wieler (gk)...12 Luke Mellon...13 Darragh Roe...14 Owen Davies...15 Xavier Wright
...16 Jerome Lothian
team officials:...team head coach Josef Komlodi...assistant coaches Gabriel Pop, Peter Mellon, and Wayne Wright
...managers Jean-Pierre Boue and Sherry Youssef
ANB Futbol (white socks and shirts, blue shorts and numbers)
..................12 Haydon Armstrong
21 Lucas Gesualdi...2 Shiquan Lowe...5 Michael Calder...87 Anthony Smith
33 Patricio Gonzalez...11 Belrum Vartanian...6 Kristofer Michael (cpt)...7 Jahsua Mills
..............9 Jason Mills...22 Adonijah Reid
Subs:...00 Praveen Ahilan (gk)...10 Brandon Mills...14 Sam Atashin...23 Blake Jones...46 Matthew Calder
...27 Petros Vasilos...13 Daniel Iannacito team officials:...head coach Bassam Naim...team officials Wayne Mills, Marcelo Almeida, Matthew Sposito, and Daena Moulton
Game officials:...referee Justin Tasev...referee's assistants Kim Lee and Sofiane Saadi...fourth official John Leuser ...(teal shirts, black shorts and socks)
1st Half:...game starts 7:02pm...Pro Stars defend east end. All times are converted from my wristwatch.
90 seconds...ANB Jahsua Mills GOAL...ANB Adonijah Reid pushes ball forward from 25 yards to charging Jahsua Mills who shoots low 12 yarder from left into right side of net.
3 min...ANB Jahsua Mills cornerkick from left is over players in box.
9 min...PS Valcius 60 yard freekick from left is well wide left.
10 min...ANB Reid 25 yard freekick up middle is bent just over net.
12 min...PS Allen on 1 on 5 rush is checked off ball.
14 min...ANB Jahsua Mills 30 yard freekick from right has charging ANB Vartanian head ball back from right end line but ball is cleared.
17 min...ANB Reid threads pass forward from 30 yards and ANB Gesualdi one-touches 25 yard shot off left post and ball deflects back for goalie to smother at 8 yards.
18 min...PS Ameen rush down left and rolls 15 yard shot across box wide right of net.
19 min...ANB Reid low 25 yard shot from left after short cornerkick from left is worked out but rolls for goalie to smother.
21 min...ANB Adonijah Reid GOAL...ANB Jason Mills rolls ball on run down middle at 25 yards and Reid even while being bumped gets low 8 yard shot into short side between post and goalie Philip Borowski before falling over.
24 min...ANB Reid rolls pass from 25 yards through defenders and ANB Gesualdi gets shot from 15 yards is partially stopped and ball pops up and he heads it down and crosses from left end line over box.
25 min...PS sub...Wright replaces Sandhu.
26 min...PS Fayehun makes key block to prevent cross to ANB Reid but concedes cornerkick.
27 min...ANB Jahsua Mills cornerkick from right is cleared from box.
29 min...PS Gowlett cross from 25 yards near end line and PS Allen heads down at 15 yards and rolls ball over end line as PS Mickallef can't get to it.
31 min...ANB Reid receives short pass from left and blasts 25 yard shot that deflects off defender at 18 yards and flying goalie pushes ball wide right for cornerkick.
32 min...PS goalie beats ANB player to boot away through ball at 20 yards.
33 min...ANB Vartanian rolls cross after run on right and defender at 8 yards kicks away.
35 min...ANB Vartanian 35 yard freekick from cleared on edge of box. ANB player's shot from 22 yards is just wide right of post.
37 min...PS Allen wins cornerkick when finally checked off ball after run up left.
38 min...PS Gowlett cornerkick from left has defender head away and starts fast break.
39 min...ANB Gonzalez is injured at PS 30 yard line on right and wins freekick.
40 min...ANB Jahsua Mills 30 yard freekick from right has PS Fayehun head ball away for cornerkick.
41 min...ANB Jahsua Mills cornerkick from right has defender clear.
42 min...ANB Reid from left has goalie palm wide right for cornerkick.
42 min...ANB Jahsua Mills cornerkick from right has goalie leap in crowd and swat ball out of box from 7 yards.
43 min...PS Gowlett shoots 22 yarder well over net.
43 min...ANB sub...Vasilos replaces injured Gonzalez.
45 min...PS Mickallef gets ball passed forward and slips but recovers and 22 yard low shot up middle is well wide left.
47 min...ANB Reid 40 yard freekick from right has leaping ANB Jason Mills head 20 yarder down middle that goalie catches.
47 min...half ends 7:49pm.
2nd Half:...starts 8:01pm.
halftime sub:...ANB Brandon Mills replaces Vartanian.
45 min...ANB player blasts 22 yarder that goalie sprawls to save and ball pops up but falls back for prone goalie to catch.
46 min...ANB Brandon Mills rolls cross across box and ANB Jason Mills blasts low 10 yard shot that sliding goalie stops point blank.
48 min...PS Allen is threaded pass up middle and sliding goalie gets foot in at 17 yards to block shot.
51 min...PS Gowlett is injured at ANB 45 yard line away from play. He needs trainer then hops off field.
52 min...PS sub...Lothian replaces injured Gowlett.
54 min...ANB Brandon Mills chips pass forward on right and ANB Jason Mills on right end line crosses over box.
56 min...PS Piccinin passes forward for charging PS Allen but goalie beats him to pick up ball at 15 yards.
58 min...ANB Jason Mills GOAL...ANB Lucas Gesualdi short pass forward from 30 yards and Jason Mills turns and blasts 20 yarder up middle that finds left side of net out of reach of flying goalie.
59 min...ANB Brandon Mills blasts low 25 yarder that sprawling goalie stops on right side of net.
59 min...PS Wright rolls 25 yarder from left that goalie picks up wide left of post.
62 min...ANB Brandon Mills 30 yard freekick from right is between charging players on left and wide left for goalkick.
64 min...ANB Brandon Mills has deflected shot from 15 yards on rolls for goalie to smother.
64 min...Pro Leaford Allen GOAL...ANB goalie Haydon Armstrong messes up a back pass and Allen shoots 8 yarder into empty net.
66 min...ANB Brandon Mills 28 yard freekick from left is just over net.
67 min...ANB Vasilos 30 yard shot is deflected wide left of goal for cornerkick.
68 min...ANB Jahsua Mills cornerkick from left has goalie swat ball down and smother.
68 min...PS YELLOW card...Ameen earns it for tripping ANB Michael at ANB 50 yard line.
70 min...ANB YELLOW card...Reid earns it for tackle at center line.
70 min...PS Piccinin chips 35 yard freekick from left has ball whistled down in box.
72 min...ANB sub...Jones replaces somebody.
73 min...ANB Reid taps pass forward for ANB Gesualdi who shoots low 20 yarder up middle that sliding goalie stops at 10 yards.
74 min...ANB sub...Atashin replaces Michael.
76 min...ANB sub...Iannacito replaces Gesualdi.
77 min...PS YELLOW card...Fayehun earns it for complaining before ANB throw-in.
78 min...ANB Adonijah Reid GOAL...ANB Anthony Smith cross from 30 yards on right near sideline has Reid on left post head in 2 yarder.
79 min...ANB Atashin 15 yard low shot off defender is wide right for cornerkick.
80 min...ANB Iannacito cornerkick from right has defender clear ball near right post.
82 min...ANB player rolls through ball pass to ANB Jones and low 12 yard shot has sprawling goalie save.
84 min...PS Piccinin 40 yard freekick from right sideline has defender clear ball near left post.
87 min...ANB Adonijah Reid wins Penalty kick from referee Justin Tasev when after he'd slipped on his own and gotten back up while dribbling to 25 yards, he was grabbed and spun around from behind by defender Kunle Fayehun as he ran into box.
88 min...ANB Adonijah Reid GOAL...Reid blasts Penalty kick into top right corner of net over flying goalie.
90 min...PS Piccinin 45 yard freekick from left has ball headed in on right side of box but ANB players prevent a PS player's shot in the box.
92 min...game ends 8:48pm.
Final Score:.......Pro Stars FC.......1........ANB Futbol.........5........
Attendance was about 70 on this mild evening with a bright sun setting in the north west when not covered by clouds and a wind that stopped and started most of the game.
The new scoreboard was not working (that may have been a mechanical/electrical problem) and the cornerflags were not installed until the players were ready to march onto the field (that's a human mistake) but a new building with dressing rooms and washrooms has been opened (it wasn't completed the last time I was here in the first week of June) so having to walk 300 yards to the hockey arena is no longer required.
When the game started with a goal in the second minute I was thinking this could get ugly as Pro Stars lost their last two league games 8-1 to Vaughan Azzurri two weekends ago and 8-0 to Durham United last weekend. I hadn't thought they only lost their Cup game quarterfinal to Durham 1-0 on Wednesday night. ANB won their Cup quarterfinal 3-1 against Vaughan on Thursday night. ANB did threaten consistantly until their second goal but it wasn't another blowout.
Adonijah Reid scored three goals and assisted on one of the others. He was born in 1999 (I couldn't find out on the web what day or month) so he's either 15 or 16. For his small size and great control and radar to find open spots in the net to shoot at he must be considered the Giovinco of this league. This would make 12 goals in League and Cup play so far this season and put him in second place in the scoring race.
Leaford Allen was often the only man up the field for Pro Stars in the first half and it was almost impossible to break free to get a shot on net although he got a few. There was usually always a last defender there to break up any Pro Stars run or their players would be called offside or push the ball over the end line before they could send in a cross.
I confirmed with referee Justin Tasev after the game that he only gave out three Yellow cards (two to Pro Stars) all within the last 25 minutes of the game.
The loss drops Pro Stars to a record of 2 wins, 2 ties, 8 losses for 8 points and tenth place in the twelve team league. ANB improves to 7 wins, 3 ties, 2 losses for 24 points and fourth place.
ANB Futbol starters
Pro Stars SA starters
PS Leaford Allen (10) and ANB Kristofer Michael (6) at coin toss.
ANB Jason Mills (9) and Adonijah Reid (22) take opening kickoff.
ANB Adonijah Reid (22) freekick is just over net.
ANB Blake Jones (23) dribbles upfield.
PS Mujtaba Ameen (7) and Leaford Allen (10) take second half kickoff.
ANB Brandon Mills (10) takes freekick.
ANB Adonijah Reid (22) scores on this Penalty kick low to right corner.
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