UTM vs. George Brown Men's Soccer Game Recap - Oct 7th, 2015

Men's Soccer - UTM v George Brown (Oct 7)

TORONTO, ON (October 7) – The University of Toronto Mississauga Varsity Eagles Men’s soccer team (2-4-1) came away with another victory defeating George Brown (1-4-2) late in the game, 2-1. With the win, UTM ranks 4th, one win away from taking over 3rd.

George Brown used their home field advantage to muster up a goal in the 38th minute when Anthony Lombardi netted the ball passed UTM's Jacob Monaco. George Brown had only been able to find the net three times in the past six games.

UTM would prevail thanks to Nolan Anderson’s second half heroics. Anderson scored both goals late in the 77th and 87th minutes.

“At halftime we were down 1-0, and we knew that we had to win to keep our playoff hopes alive. Coach Rob never gave up on us. We didn't want our season to end here.” Says UTM defender Dimitrios Gogos.

In the second half, Gogos and  Gio McDonald started the UTM attack from the backfield, moving the ball with pace, tiring out George Brown. UTM was pleased with their passing patterns and claim their dangerous crosses contributed to both goals.

UTM looks to keep advancing themselves in the standings as they take on first place Humber College (6-0-1) on Tuesday, October 13th. In the last game against Humber, UTM lost 3-1, but with the improved play and increased confidence there could be a new result.

 

Written by: Eric Hewitson, Photography by: Kyle Johnson