Win Trifecta For Windsor TFC Academy

Windsor battled London United in OYSL play on 21 July 2018. he Academy side ran to a 6-1 away win. Photo courtesy of Anthony Di Meo.

Windsor battled London United in OYSL play on 21 July 2018. he Academy side ran to a 6-1 away win.
Photo courtesy of Anthony Di Meo.

(LONDON, ON) – Windsor TFC Academy U18 completed a remarkable weekend to catapult back into 1st place in OYSL. On Friday in Hamilton, the team was down 1-0 at half before storming out with 6 unanswered goals claim a 6-2 win.

Gianluca Pizzuto scored his first goal of the season to tie the game and then Jackson Moy headed the ball in off a corner kick to get Windsor up 2-1 and swing the tide back into Windsor’s favour.

The goals kept coming as Max Cooney and Paul Di Meo scored a pair each to complete the turnaround.

Windsor battled London United in OYSL play on 21 July 2018. he Academy side ran to a 6-1 away win. Photo courtesy of Anthony Di Meo.

Windsor battled London United in OYSL play on 21 July 2018. he Academy side ran to a 6-1 away win.
Photo courtesy of Anthony Di Meo.

On Saturday against London United, Windsor TFC took charge immediately and were comfortably ahead 4-0 by half time. Francesco Barile was strong on the wing and contributed a pair of strikes and a pair of assists in the first half. Frankie Calvarusso and Jayden McTavish solid on defense and kept counterattacks at bay.

Windsor TFC played their third league game in three days on Sunday, and lined up against a well-rested London Whitecaps. In a steady rain they once again took early control of the game.

Griffin Fenton controlled and dominated in the midfield to allow Windsor’s forwards the freedom they needed in the London zone. The poor playing conditions hampered the Whitecaps’ forward press, however Windsor netted a goal in each half for a 2-0 win.

With three matches remaining, Windsor will finish the season with games this Saturday and Sunday against Hamilton Sparta and Oakville Soccer Club, respectively. Both matches are at Ste Cecile, kicking off at 1pm.

League Leader

Di Meo currently leads the province in scoring with 22 goals in 14 games.

Senior Side

Windsor TFC played away at Victoria Park in Brampton on July 21. Ameen Rashid put Windsor ahead in the 2nd minute but ProStars FC drew even just 14 minutes later. Both keepers were tested through to full time, but were equal to the challenge as the teams settled for a 1-1 draw.

Shervin Mollahassani secured the point in goal for Windsor.

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