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Forge FC surge to top of standings with 3-1 win over York

Kyle Bekker and Tristan Borges celebrate a Forge FC goal during a match against York United on Saturday Aug. 28, 2021. Forge FC

Forge FC took the No. 1 spot atop the Canadian Premier League standings with a 3-1 win over York United FC Saturday.

Forge (8-5-1) star Tristan Borges opened the scoring 14 minutes in, putting a low, right-footed shot into the back of the net.

Diyaeddine Abzi briefly knotted the score at 1-1 with a goal for York (4-5-5) in the 39th minute.

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Woobens Pacius regained the lead for the home side in the 45th minute and David Choiniere added an insurance goal in the 74th.

Forge ‘keeper Triston Henry had four saves and Nikolaos Giantsopoulos had three stops for York.

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United sit in fifth spot in the CPL standings.

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