Result and details of the Sunday September 20, 2015 League 1 Ontario game between Toronto FC Academy and ANB Futbol played at KIA Training Ground in Downsview at 1:45pm
Toronto FC Academy (all black, gray numbers, red trim)
..................50 Filippo Di Bennardo
7 Steven Furlano...4 Nikola Stakic (cpt)...6 Thomas Mickoski...17 Andrew Dias
21 Matthew Srbely...15 Cyrus Rollocks...18 Alexander Zis...13 Aidan Daniels
..............9 Martin Davis...11 Richie Ennin
Subs:...40 Nikita Degtyar (gk)...3 Leonard Sohn...8 Nicholas Osorio...10 Tristan Borges...14 Robert Boskovic...25 Alexander Pena
team officials:...team head coach Stuart Neely...manager Mairin Scannell...assistant coach Rick Titus...medical Fabian Casal...director Laurent Goyot
ANB Futbol (white socks and shirts, bllue shorts and numbers)
....................1 Adam Hewitt
11 Cody Green...87 Malik Smith...2 Shiquan Lowe...21 Anthony Smith
14 Sam Atashin...23 Blake Jones...33 Patricio Gonzalez...7 Belrum Vartanian
...........10 Brandon Mills...9 Jason Mills (cpt)
Subs:...12 Aaron Peters (gk) (and 46 as outfield player)...8 Petros Vasilos...13 Daniel Iannacito...22 Adonijah Reid...27 David Bertolo
...18 Daena Moulton
team officials:...head coach Bassam Naim...team officials Wayne Mills, Marcelo Almeida, and Matthew Sposito
Game officials:...referee Alexis Vaughan...referee's assistants Brian Butler and Ramee Arbaji...fourth official Jonathan Carter
...(teal shirts, black shorts and socks)
1st Half:...game starts 1:45pm...TFC defends north end on this warm and sunny afternoon.
1 min...TFC Davis shoots 15 yarder from right that hits right post just under bar. TFC player can't get away rebound and defender blasts ball behind own net.
2 min...TFC Zis cornerkick from right is cleared in box before TFC players can get shot.
6 min...ANB Vartanian pokes ball away to prevent TFC Furlano from getting shot from 8 yards.
7 min...TFC Zis cornerkick from right has defender head ball out left side of box.
8 min...TFC Daniels short cornerkick from left is washed on edge of box.
9 min...ANB Gonzalez is injured inside ANB box and needs trainers from each side for a serious head injury.
13 min...ANB sub...Iannacito replaces injured Gonzalez.
16 min...TFC 9 20 yard shot from right is over net.
18 min...ANB Brandon Mills receives pass on run down right and from 20 yards chips goalie at 10 yards but is high and wide left of net.
19 min...TFC Furlano can't control pass from left and rescues on end line and 12 yard cross is caught by goalie on near post.
20 min...TFC Rollocks rush on left and rolls 12 yard shot that goalie dives to get hand to then smothers.
22 min...ANB Iannacito is injured at ANB 20 yard line.
24 min...TFC Daniels 20 yard freekick from left has defender head ball away.
24 min...TFC Zis low 15 yard shot from right is into outside webbing of net but wins cornerkick.
25 min...TFC Zis cornerkick from right is headed away. TFC Mickoski chips pass from 15 yards but is called offside.
27 min...TFC Davis rush down left holds up with defender but spins and rolls 12 yarder that hits left post.
30 min...ANB sub...Peters replaces injured Iannacito.
30 min...TFC YELLOW card...Daniels earns it for tackle at ANB 25 yard line.
31 min...TFC Srbely or Rollocks 22 yard shot from left is just high and wide right of net.
32 min...ANB Jason Mills rolls through ball down middle to ANB Peters but TFC goalie picks it up at 15 yards.
33 min...ANB Jason Mills rescues ball on right end line and rolls ball through box on low cross through box and ANB Jones blasts 10 yarder wide high and left of net.
34 min...TFC goalie kicks away ball from ANB Peters at 6 yards on low cross.
35 min...TFC Rollocks rush on left andlow cross through box has goalie chase deflection and picks up.
35 min...ANB Vartanian 40 yard freekick from left bounces wide right.
42 min...ANB Vartanian 50 yard freekick from left has ANB Peters have shot blocked.
43 min...TFCA Alexander Zis GOAL...TFCA Aidan Daniels at 25 yards passes to Zis who takes 15 yard shot from right into left side of net eluding goalie Adam Hewitt charging for it yelling "keeper".
46 min...TFC Zis cornerkick from right has TFC Srbely leap and pop 15 yard header over net.
49 min...TFC players shot from 20 yards deflects off defender and TFC Davis shot off goalie at 8 yards.
50 min...ANB Lowe long run from center line has TFC Mickoski strip ball on sliding tackle on edge of box.
51 min...half ends 2:36pm.
Halftime Entertainment: There's a raffle for TFC (MLS) tickets drawn by Dylan Vanney who looked about age five.
2nd Half:...starts 2:51pm.
46 min...TFC Mikoski breaks up 2 on 1 rush at 15 yards stopping low cross pass.
47 min...TFC Ennin rolls 15 yard shot that goalie smothers on ball tapped back from end line.
50 min...ANB Vartanian 35 yard freekick from left is into outside webbing of net.
53 min...TFC sub...Borges replaces Srbely.
54 min...TFC Rollocks blasts 10 yarder off underside of bar. ANB Anthony Smith makes good sliding tackle to poke away rebound preventing 8 yard shot.
55 min...ANB YELLOW card...Vartanian earns it for sliding tackle at ANB 30 yard line.
56 min...TFC player's 35 yard freekick has TFC Davis flick header at 12 yards that hits bar then is cleared.
57 min...TFC sub...Osorio replaces Rollocks.
57 min...TFC Daniels 40 yard freekick down middle hits player wall at 30 yards.
58 min...TFC Ennin has ANB Malik Smith check himoff ball in ANB box for a cornerkick.
58 min...TFC Borges cornerkick from right is low and closest player clear.
59 min...TFC Dias rush to right end line and cross from 20 yards is caught by goalie.
61 min...ANB (TFCA own goal) GOAL...ANB Cody Green passes down right wing and ANB Jason Mills in duel with TFCA Thomas Mickoski while rushing up right has Mills now near end line sends in low cross from 15 yards through 6 yard box and TFCA Nikola Stakic puts foot out and deflects ball from 2 yards in middle to right corner of net with goalie Filippo Di Bennardo frozen in middle.
63 min...TFC Zis rolls pass a step ahead of TFC Davis who can't control at 5 yards on left and is over endline for goalkick.
64 min...ANB YELLOW card...Green earns if for check on left end line.
65 min...TFC Zis 22 yard freekick from near end line is caught by goalie.
66 min...TFC sub...Sohn replaces Zis.
72 min...ANB Jason Mills dribbles through defenders and at 10 yards even with goalie on left rolls tap-in wide right of post.
75 min...TFC Borges is injured in collision at TFC 35 yard line.
77 min...TFC Dias receives pass on left near end line and crosses behind net.
78 min...TFC sub...Boskovic replaces Daniels.
78 min...ANB Jason Mills short pass up right for ANB Brandon Mills charges to 15 yards and low shot has sprawling goalie deflect wide right for cornerkick.
79 min...ANB Brandon Mills cornerkick from right gets ball back and recross is just over goalie but defender clears ball.
80 min...TFC Ennin breaks in on 4 on 0 rush on right and shoots wide left from 18 yards.
82 min...TFC Ennin pushed short pass in crowd of players and chips 15 yard shot over net.
83 min...ANB goalie catches TFC player's flick pass forward from 12 yards.
83 min...ANB Brandon Mills 28 yard freekick from right has defender leap and head away from 6 yards.
84 min...ANB YELLOW card...Malik Smith earns it.
.........TFC YELLOW card...Osorio earns it. (both are on delayed call by referee's assistant after last play.
85 min...TFC Borges cornerkick from left is through box and TFC Stakic heads 10 yarder that goalie catches.
87 min...TFC Sohn charges down left and cross has TFC Ennin at 8 yards on right stop and shoot 8 yarder that goalie deflects over net.
88 min...TFC Osorio cornerkick from right has TFC Boskovic shoot 8 yarder on left that goalie stops.
90 min...TFC Borges 25 yard freekick down middle has goalie punch ball wide left of net.
91 min...TFC Borges cornerkick from left has defender head away for fast breakout and long run up right for ANB Jason Mills.
92 min...TFC YELLOW card...7 earns it for pushing on ANB Jason Mills on right side.
92 min...ANB Brandon Mills 28 yard freekick from right has leaping ANB Lowe head ball at 8 yards on left off defender that deflects back off Lowe and over end line for goalkick.
93 min...ANB Cody Green RED card...Green earns either a direct Red (or his second yellow—his first was at 64 minutes) for pushing over TFCA Tristan Borges in box as they jostled for ball near left post. Referee Alexis Vaughan awards TFCA a Penalty kick.
94 min...TFCA Martin Davis GOAL...Davis blasts low Penalty kick down middle and goalie dives right and reaches back to middle to get a hand to but power of shot spins ball into center of net.
94 min...game ends 3:40pm before restart.
Final Score:...........Toronto FC Academy..........2..........ANB Futbol.........1......
Attendance was about 75 on this hot and sunny day. There were no water breaks called because there were enough injuries that players were able to go to the sidelines while trainers were on the field. Fans were subject to the faint roar of the Riotfest concert in the distance which blocked access to the west entrance to Downsview Park. I discovered another exit from the north side after another west entrance that led to the flea market passageway was also blocked for parking for another event so I barely made it by game time.
The game was rough at times with some close checking. There were three major injuries. At 9 minutes ANB Patricio Gonzalez was knocked unconcious in a collision in his own box which was the major reason why the first half had six minutes of added time. The trainers from both teams worked on him. The ANB trainer said he was still seeing circles at halftime but he'd be alright. His replacement Daniel Iannacito was himself injured at 22 minutes with a serious leg injury that had him leave the field after the game on crutches. He was replaced by the backup goalie putting on an outfielder's shirt. TFCA Tristan Borges was hurt in the second half but eventually finished the game.
Referee Alexis Vaughan gave out six cards in the game—four to ANB. She called out one player on each team from 50 yards away to give them cards at 84 minutes on a delayed call after being signalled over by an assistant who saw something inside the TFCA box on a freekick. Both teams were called on a lot of offsides today.
TFCA had more possession and spent longer in the ANB end but ANB used counterattacks for most of their offence sometimes starting off on 2 v 5 runs. 72 minutes was their best chance with Jason Mills dribbled through defenders and the goalie and tapped a 10 yarder from the left side wide right of the open net.
TFCA started at 1 minutes with Martin Davis shooting a 15 yarder from the right that hit the right post just under the bar. 54 minutes had TFCA Cyrus Rollocks blast a 10 yarder off the underside of the bar. Two minutes later a TFCA freekick was sent in from 35 yards and Davis flicked a header at 12 yards that hit the bar then was cleared. 80 minutes had TFCA Richie Ennin break in on a 4 on 0 rush on the right and shoot wide left from 18 yards rather than centering a pass. Two minutes later Ennin was pushed a short pass in a crowd of players and chipped a 15 yard shot over the net. 90 minutes had TFCA Tristan Borges take a 25 yard freekick down the middle that the goalie punched wide left of the post.
Adonijah Reid who is second in the league with 18 goals at the age of 16 was at the game in street clothes. He had been injured in ANB's last league game according to team official Wayne Mills and NOT in Canada's U-20s national team training camp two weeks ago. Felipe Vilela of Oakville Blue Devils leads with 19 goals.
The win improves TFCA's record to 11 wins, 1 draw, 8 losses for 34 points and seventh place in the twelve team league. This is their sixth win in a row since the end of July. ANB's record falls to 11 wins, 3 draws, 6 losses for 36 points and fifth spot. There are no playoffs so both teams are just playing for placings. TFCA had travelled to Windsor on Thursday night (six plus hours drive).
Toronto FC Academy starters
ANB Futbol starters
ANB Jason Mills (9) and Brandon Mills (10) take opening kickoff.
ANB Paticio Gonzalez (33) gets help from trainers on both teams for head injury.
TFCA cornerkick is into ANB box.
TFCA Alexander Zis (18) and Martin Davis (9) take second half kickoff.
TFC Alexander Zis (18) cuts to middle.
ANB Brandon Mills (10) sends freekick into box.
TFCA Alexander Zis (18) freekick down middle is caught by goalie.
TFCA Martin Davis (9) scores on Penalty kick.
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