Jordan Wilson celebrates scoring the late equalizer. (York United / CPL)
Sights and sounds: York United 1-1 Atlético Ottawa
Marty Thompson, Digital Content Editor (@martythompson_)
Atlético Ottawa and York United thrilled and entertained for 100 minutes under the lights at York Lions Stadium on Friday, comes to 1-1 draw. A penalty kick beautifully pulled by Ryan Telfer and taken by Malcolm Shaw saw Ottawa look ready to play spoiler and stretched a York team desperately after taking advantage of a game at hand in a hectic playoff race. This speed raised his head in a hectic extended injury time in the second half as Jordan Wilson finally converted another ball out of a corner and sent a tense York Lions Stadium into rapture.
With the result, York went two points ahead of HFX Wanderers FC to the fourth and final CPL Playoff spot with six games left. Ottawa, who sit last in the CPL, formally avoided elimination from the playoff battle with their point.
Here are your sights and sounds for Friday’s match.