Toronto Supra maintained its unbeaten streak with a 3-3 tie with Vaughan Sun Devils at Centennial Stadium in Etobicoke on Friday night and the point moved Supra to the top of the Eastern Conference standings.
In a second game played in the Canadian Professional Soccer League, Brampton Hitmen came back from a 3-1 deficit to tie the score, also 3-3, with London City at The Cove in London.
Martin Peraza opened the scoring for Supra at the 22nd minute mark and Vaughanís Timothy Carzon tied the score at 41 minutes.
The game turned into a see-saw struggle with Supra taking a 2-1 lead on a goal at the 76th minute mark by Sam Afriyie and Sun Devils made it 2-2 on a strike by Joey Todaro 12 minutes later. Supra took the lead at the 90th minute mark, a goal by Danny Amaral and Jason De Thomasis had the last say in tying the game for Sun Devils just before the final whistle.
The tie raises Supraís unbeaten string in league and cup competition to eight and the west end team moves one point clear of Ottawa Wizards at the top of the Eastern Conference with a 5-0-2 WLT record for 17 points. Vaughan Sun Devils now have a 3-1-2 record for 11 points.
London City squandered a 3-1 lead against Brampton Hitmen at Cove Road in London to concede two goals in the second half for a 3-3 tie. City also finished the game with just nine men, two players being ejected.
London took the lead on a goal by Ashley McMillan at the 21st minute and Bramptonís Phil Ionadi made it 1-1 eight minutes later. Eris Tafaj made it 2-1 for London after 45 minutes, the half-time score.
Eris Tafaj struck his second goal for a 3-1 London lead after 64 minutes, but four minutes later Hitmenís Adolfo Mella cut the lead to 3-2.
Ionadi scored the tying goal, his second of the game at the 87th minute mark for a 3-3 final score.
Itís just five days ago that London City were well into the second half with a 3-0 lead against Hamilton Thunder, but Thunder replied for four goals and London went down 4-3.