P.E.I. vs. P.E.I.
Both Island squads face off in NBPSL action at UPEI
It’s an all-Island affair as P.E.I. F.C. hosts the P.E.I. Canada Games team in New Brunswick Premier Men’s Soccer League action in Charlottetown on Thursday.
Game time at UPEI is 8 p.m. It’s the Canada Games squad’s last game before it heads to Winnipeg, Man., for the Canada Summer Games while the P.E.I. F.C. (5-1-3) finishes up the regular season.
With a win over the Canada Games (1-7-1), P.E.I. F.C. can move into first place, two points ahead of the Fredericton Reds, and can clinch the regular-season title if Fredericton (6-2-1) loses or ties against Fundy United (3-4-1) on Aug. 3.
Alex O’Brien and Jared Murphy lead the P.E.I. F.C. in goals, each with five, while Donovan Bears has two goals to lead the Canada Games club.
P.E.I. keeper Brandon Eagle is tied for second with three wins. Brandon Lund has the lone Canada Games win.
Thursday’s other game has Codiac First Touch (4-0-5) at Fundy at 8 p.m.