Edmonton scores late to salvage draw against HFX

Tomi Ameobi scored in the 80th minute as FC Edmonton salvaged a 1-1 draw against HFX Wanderers FC on Saturday in a matchup between last-placed teams in the Canadian Premier League.

Amer Didic had given the Halifax-based team a 1-0 lead with a goal in the sixth minute of the match.

Edmonton goalkeeper Dylon Powley and Wanderers’ Christian Oxner both stopped 4-of-5 shots.

FC Edmonton is 3-5-6 to sit in sixth place through the league’s fall competition. HFX is last in the seven-team league at 2-6-6.

WATCH | Tomi Ameobi scores to draw Eddies level with HFX:

FC Edmonton captain Tomi Ameobi scores in the 80th as his squad ties HFX Wanderers FC 1-1. 1:02 

Forge tops table

Kyle Bekker, Elimane Cisse and Tristan Borges scored to lift Forge (8-1-4) into first place in the fall league with a win over Pacific (4-7-3).

WATCH | Forge locks up top spot with win over Pacific FC:

Forge captain Kyle Bekker scored the game-winning goal late first half en route to shutting out Pacific 3-0. 1:06

Calgary falls to 2nd

Nico Pasquotti scored late as Cavalry (7-1-5) tied York (5-7-2). The draw drops the Calgary-based team into second place behind Forge FC.

WATCH | Cavs and York play to a draw:

Nico Pasquotti scored late with Cavalry FC down to nine men, but Wataru Murofushi leveled the match right before the whistle blew in injury time. 1:36

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