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North Mississauga women's players celebrate

L1O Weekly Rewind

By Matt Bates, 06/13/22, 9:00AM EDT


North Mississauga’s women were one of several teams that secured points at the weekend in the most dramatic fashion.

North Mississauga women's team celebrate

Winning big

Windsor TFC had scored seven goals in this Men’s Premier Division season prior to their game against North Mississauga and had one win to their name, but the Toronto FC affiliate club ran riot over their opponents in Week Eight.

The game at Libro Centre Turf finished 6-0 to the hosts and included a brace from Nestor Lopez, contributing to the club’s joint-biggest winning margin in the Men’s Premier Division since joining in 2016; shared with their 8-2 victory against Master’s FA in their first L1O season.

Meanwhile a Laura Gosse double helped Alliance United put five past Unionville Milliken in the Women’s Premier Division, and Vaughan Azzurri defeated BVB IA Waterloo 4-0.

Darby’s women’s team scored seven in a game for the second time this season. After thrashing BVB IA Waterloo in May, the Whitby-based club stormed to a 7-1 victory against ProStars as Christine Exeter found the net twice.

It was opposite fortunes for Darby men’s team as Burlington defeated them 4-1 at Haber Centre Turf to rise to 12th in the standings.

Woodbridge Strikers’ men also scored four against Scrosoppi with a double from Ignazio Muccilli, and Massimo Ferrin’s hat-trick helped Vaughan Azzurri to a 4-2 win at Sigma.

Men's Premier Division results
Men's Premier Division fixtures

Late drama

The score at LAmoreaux changed twice in stoppage time as Master’s FA and Electric City played out a 2-2 tie in the Men’s Premier Division. Benjamin Vyfschaft thought he had won it for the visitors in the third minute of added time, only for Samer Hamade to dramatically equalise for the hosts a moment later.

BVB IA Waterloo left it late in their game at ProStars to secure the three points as substitute Nikolas Antolicic fired home the winner in the 89th minute after his side squandered a two-goal lead.

FC London took high-flyers Simcoe County Rovers to the wire at the weekend, with Rovers requiring a 90th-minute winner from Ethan Beckford to snatch the points.

In the Women’s Premier Division, North Mississauga completed an impressive turnaround in the 85th-minute after going two down against North Toronto Nitros, with Laura Callender netting the decisive goal.

Women's Premier Division results

Close encounters

In-form Women’s Premier Division sides FC London and Woodbridge Strikers were both forced to grind out 1-0 victories at the weekend. Pickering provided the league leaders with a run for their money at Kinsmen Park while the Strikers’ edged past Burlington for their seventh consecutive win.

Tecumseh secured their third win of the season against an Electric City side who had won their two previous games, and high-flyers Simcoe County Rovers and NDC Ontario shared the spoils – the latter remaining unbeaten in 2022.

Blue Devils defeated St Catharines Roma Wolves 1-0 and Guelph Union won against Hamilton United with help from Danielle Sauve’s brace.

St Catharines Roma Wolves’ men’s team bagged their inaugural home win in the Premier Division when Pickering came to visit on Friday night. They won by a solitary goal, and so too did Guelph United who hosted Unionville Milliken.

North Toronto Nitros won 3-2 after they held on through a spirited comeback by Hamilton United. The win keeps the Nitros in second place, one point behind the Azzurri.

Blue Devils and Alliance United then played out a 1-1 tie on Sunday as the hosts kept their undefeated record this season intact.

Still to come

There are two Men’s Premier Division games on Tuesday to round off the gameweek, with Guelph United hosting Sigma and North Toronto Nitros visiting ProStars.

The final encounter of the Women’s Premier Division this week sees Alliance United do battle against table-toppers FC London.

Master's FA and Electric City in action in the Men's Premier Division

Master's FA and Electric City in action in the Men's Premier Division.