Soccer

Hamilton City stymied by Milton again


csl-logoMilton defeated Hamilton City 2-1 while a late equalizer gave Scarborough a 1-1 draw against Serbian White Eagles in two Canadian Soccer League games Friday night (July 22).

Maghori Lucky opened the scoring for Milton at 48 minutes following an evenly contested scoreless first half at Hamilton’s Cardinal Newman ground and forward Adnan Smajic made it 2-0 for the visitors nine minutes later.

Drazen Vukovic struck the only goal for Hamilton, finding the net past Milton goalkeeper Zoran Pusica at the 64thminute mark.

Hamilton City slipped to a 3-7-0 record for nine points and remain in sixth position in the table following a fourth straight defeat since the 3-2 win over Brantford Galaxy on June 25.

Milton gained its second win of the season since the 2-1 victory over Hamilton City on May 27. Milton remains in the cellar position in the standings with a 2-6-0 record for six points.

Serbian White Eagles took a 1-0 lead at 34 minutes against visiting Scarborough at Centennial Stadium in Etobicoke. Marko Marovic made it 1-0 at the break.

There were few scoring opportunities for either side well into the second half until midfielder Marc Yankovic took a throw-in to find the net past Serbian Eagles goalkeeper Goran Skaric. The goal came at the 81st minute to tie the game.

Serbian White Eagles improve to a 3-5-1 WLT record for 10 points for fifth position in the standings, while Scarborough remains second with a 5-2-1 record for 16 points.

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