PREVIEW: Pacific FC look to bounce back versus York9 FC
Following a short break Pacific Football Club (1-3-2) return to Canadian Premier League (CPL) action Saturday morning at York University versus York9 FC (0-2-3). Kickoff in the game is set for 9:00 a.m. PST.
Pacific FC has had two weeks to recover following a grueling schedule as they look to grab a second league win. The young squad has been hard at work as they look to return to winning ways and bounce back from a 2-1 loss away to HFX Wanderers. Marcus Haber and Ben Fisk will be leading the line out on Saturday as the young West Coast contingent look to end a winless streak away versus York9.
York9 FC will be looking to show their depth on Saturday in search of a first league win. Head coach Jimmy Brennan will look to show his team’s depth following a midweek matchup away to FC Edmonton in the Canadian Championship. A grueling tilt that saw the Ontario side hold onto a 3-2 score on aggregate despite losing 0-1 on Wednesday night. York9 currently sit bottom of the table with three points, and will be looking to snatch a first league win in front of their home fans.
Saturday is a pivotal game for both teams in an abbreviated 10-game Spring Season that currently sees undefeated Cavalry FC sitting at the top of the league table with 15 points. Both Pacific FC and York9 will look to get their campaigns back on track with four games left in the first of two seasons.
Pacific FC take on York9 FC, June 15 at 9:00 a.m. PST. Vancouver Island fans can join in the excitement at Darcy’s Pub Downtown and Westshore. The game will also be streamed live on www.onesoccer.ca.
ABOUT PACIFIC FOOTBALL CLUB
Founded in 2018, Pacific Football Club brings professional football to Vancouver Island. Playing out of a renovated, 6000-seat Westhills Stadium in Langford, the club provides an outlet for Canadian soccer players to compete at the professional level of the sport on home soil. Fans can enjoy the fast-paced, thrilling atmosphere of a Pacific FC game by purchasing tickets at www.pacificfc.ca.
For season ticket information: https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/pacific/EN/buy/details/19PCFS11
Photo Credits – Gord Rufh