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Week 3 Recap

Week 3 Recap

WOMEN
Saturday vs Capilano
VIU 1 Capilano 0

"We started really well creating many chances and looking dangerous every time we went forward." remarks Head Coach Kevin Lindo
As soon as we got the goal, we let our foot off the gas and that was huge mistake.
We made far too many individual errors and as an attacking unit looked off the pace
We defended very well against their set pieces.
Deserved the win but weren't happy with the overall performance.
"Excellent character shown to get us over the line." Says Coach Lindo

 

Sunday vs Langara
VIU 3 Langara 1

Started positive, confident and in control.
"Our first two goals were two of the best we've scored since I've been here." Says HC Kevin Lindo
A superb individual effort and a team goal with around 15-20 passes in the lead up!
"We still lost a little focus which cost us with the goal but overall we were so pleased how well we played in this game" Comments Lindo 
Awesome 6 point weekend!

 

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Sat vs Capilano
VIU 2 Capilano 2

 The Mariners scored first with an excellent curling left foot strike from Billy Bagiopoulos after receiving a pass from Shun Takano.
Capilano tied the game on a penalty kick then took a 2-1 lead before halftime. 
Shun Takano took an excellent pass from Billy Bagiopoulos rounded the Capilano keeper and slotted the equalizer to earn the Mariners a draw.
"I thought we played really well in the second half and for parts of the first half." Comments HC Larry Stefanek

Sun vs Langara
VIU 2 Langara 0

 The Mariners scored in the second minute with an excellent header by Grayson Chalifoux off a corner kick delivered by Shun Takano. 
Midway through the first half Billy Bagiopoulos scored a brilliant free kick from 25 yards out to give the Mariners a 2-0 lead.
The second half had no goals scored and the game ended with the Mariners full value for the 2-0 win.
"It was a very good team victory for us today, we played well defensively, created more scoring opportunities and kept a clean sheet. We are starting to keep possession for longer periods which is encouraging to see. We will look to build from these games and get ready for the home games this weekend against Douglas." Said Coach Stefanek