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Pacific FC was bounced in their first ever road game by the score of 3-0 in Hamilton, ON against the Forge FC at Tim Horton’s Field on Wednesday.
Pacific FC is now 1-2 on the season, as they went 1-1 at home last week to open their inaugural Canadian Premier League schedule.
The home team scored at three minutes and then again at 14 minutes with markers by Anthony Novak and Emery Welshman in front of 5,861 boisterous fans. It was their first win and now are 1-1-1 on the young season.
Pacific FC coach Michael Silberbauer told media after the game that they still created good chances.
“We could have scored a goal that could have made it an exciting game, but we lost already in the first 14 minutes.”
Giuliano Franco put the game out of reach late, to make it 3-0.
Pacific FC next play against Edmonton FC Sunday at Clarke Stadium in the Alberta capital.
Elsewhere in the Canadian Premier League, Calvary FC (Calgary) took out Valour FC (Winnipeg) 1-0 with a goal by Jose Escalante at the 85th minute from just outside the box. They played in front of 3,000 fans at Spruce Meadows pitch.
The seven CPL teams will each play 28 regular-season games, 14 home and 14 away.