Cavs overpower Pacific to retake top spot

Oliver Minatel scored the go-ahead goal in the 66th minute as Cavalry FC downed Pacific FC 4-1 on Sunday in Canadian Premiere League action.

Minatel broke a 1-1 tie and nine minutes later Dominique Malonga put the game away with a penalty kick to make it 3-1.

Pacific’s Ryan McCurdy was shown his second yellow card of the match, leading to Malonga’s 75th-minute goal.

Jose Escalante had a pair of goals for Calgary’s Cavalry FC (7-1-4), while Terran Campbell struck in the 61st for Victoria’s Pacific FC (4-6-3).

Cavalry is currently tied with Hamilton’s Forge FC (7-1-4) for top spot in the Fall League standings.

WATCH | Cavalry FC defeats Pacific:

Cavalry FC defeats Pacific FC 4-1, Jose Escalante scores a pair of goals. 1:03

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