Pacific FC game ends with tie against York9 on Saturday

PFC’s defender scored an own goal off a deflection, putting the game at 2-2

Pacific FC ended their latest home game in a 2-2 deadlock against York9 at Westhills Stadium on Saturday.

The home team enjoyed a great first half with center-forward Marcus Haber heading in the first goal 28 minutes into the game, his first in a PFC jersey. Similarly, midfielder Ben Fisk scored his first goal 42-minutes into the match, taking PFC into the intermission with a promising 2-0 lead.

ALSO READ: Former VIU star Blasco heading to Pacific FC

York, however, went into the second half with some purpose and a bit of luck.

The team’s attacker Rodrigo Gattas scored a penalty at the 53-minute mark and PFC’s defender Ryan McCurdy scored an own goal off a deflection, putting the game at 2-2.

ALSO READ: Pacific FC enters Canadian Championship with a game against Calgary’s Cavalry FC

Both teams had a handful of chances to score in the second half but it fans didn’t see the game-winning goal they hoped for. PFC’s goalkeeper ended the game with two saves off of four shots on target, while York 9’s Nathan Ingham saved three of five shots on target.

PFC (1-2-2) sits at fourth place in the league standings this season. York9 (0-2-2) is seventh.

ALSO READ: VIDEO: ‘Stewie the Starfish’ mascot revealed at Premier League kickoff party

PFC is headed to Calgary for a CPL championship match against the league leaders at 6:30 p.m on Wednesday. Their next home game is on June 23 against FC Edmonton.



swikar.oli@goldstreamgazette.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

 

Just Posted

Free firework safety courses coming to the West Shore right before Halloween

No permit? You could be fined anywhere between $100 and $10,000

Fairfield-Gonzales residents aim to establish senior care phone line

The Fairfield-Gonzales Village would allow seniors living alone to have a direct line to resources

Vendors open doors to new futures at Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair

More tham two dozen employers, educators signed on for Victoria event

Persons Day to be marked with literary readings in Sidney

Peninsula authors to read from their new books relating to women and courageous journeys, Oct. 18

Antimatter 2019: The best in experimental media art comes to Victoria

22nd annual festival of film, performance art and more biggest ever – 120 artists, 30 countries

VIDEO: Greater Victoria, here’s the news you missed this weekend

Dog killed in alleged hit and run, Goodlife Marathon takes over city and more

‘Save the kids!’ Dorian survivor tells the harrowing story of his Canadian wife’s death

Family held a funeral and placed Alishia Liolli’s remains in a niche at a cemetery in Windsor, Ont.

Okanagan woman, 91, votes at advance polls despite broken hip, shoulder and wrist

Angela Maynard has voted in almost every election during her lifetime

Heiltsuk Nation open first Big House in 120 years in northern B.C.

Opening means the community now has an appropriate space for spiritual and ceremonial events

Singh says NDP would form coalition with the Liberals to stop Tories

Singh was in a Liberal-held riding Sunday afternoon in Surrey where he was pressed about his post-election intentions

‘My heart goes out to the mother’: B.C. dad reacts to stabbing death of Ontario boy

Carson Crimeni, who was also 14, was bullied relentlessly, his dad says

The one with the ‘Friends’ photoshoot: Kelowna group recreates TV show intro

A friend’s departure prompted them to create something that really says, “I’ll be there for you”

Canadian Snowbirds plane crashes before air show in Atlanta

Pilot lands safely after ejecting from jet

Share crash data, private insurers tell David Eby, ICBC

B.C. monopoly makes drivers retrieve their own records

Most Read