FC UKRAINE UNITED EARNS 4-2 COME FROM BEHIND WIN OVER BRANTFORD GALAXY

July 18, 2016

 

FC Ukraine United took control of the second half to defeat Brantford Galaxy 4-2 in the Canadian Soccer League Sunday night.

An own goal by Brantford Galaxy’s Boris Milicic gave FC Ukraine United a 1-0 lead at the eighth minute mark at the St. Joan of Arc ground in Maple, and Bojan Stepanovic equalized for Brantford Galaxy with a free kick just outside the box, the goal coming at 29 minutes.

Forward Stefan Vukovic gave the Galaxy a 2-1 lead at 37 minutes, a strike from 13 yards that found the net past Ukraine United goalkeeper Nazar Lytvyn and it was 2-1 at the break.

Ukraine United took control as the second half progressed and equalized for a 2-2 score at 55 minutes from a penalty awarded by referee Blake Williams following a foul inside the box. Midfielder Oleh Kerchu scored from the penalty spot, a drive out of reach of Brantford goalkeeper Luka Besenic.

Defender Vadym Gostiev put the home side into a 3-2 lead at 64 minutes and striker Sergii Ivliev increased the lead to 4-2 for Ukraine United in added time, the score at the final whistle. United goalkeeper Nazar Lytvyn, queued the comeback at 80th minute when he dove to turn away a Brantford penalty kick.

Ukraine United improve to a 4-3-1 WLT record for 13 points and fourth in the standings, while Brantford Galaxy are at 2-5-1 for 7 points in seventh position.

 

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