V-Reds advance to Championship Sunday

V-Reds advance to Championship Sunday

HALIFAX: The UNB Varsity Reds defeated the defending AUS Champions the Cape Breton Capers in semi-final action today by a score of 1-0.

The V-Reds and the Capers fought a long and hard battle to 87:41 when AUS Rookie of the Year Diego Padilha took a corner kick for UNB.   UNB's fullback Yassin Shehab El Din, in the right place at the right time, was able to put one past Ethan MacInnis in goal for the Capers.

Time of the goal 88:10.

El Din was named player of the game for his efforts.

UNB's Brandon Eagle faced seven shots and came away with the shut-out.  UNB managed 5 shots on MacInnis.

Taking care of business in their semi-final now advances the Varsity Reds to the AUS final on Sunday – game time is 1:00 pm. UNB will take on the winner of semi- final #2 with the Dalhousie Tigers against the Saint Mary's Huskies.

Both teams from tomorrow's championship will advance to the 2013 CIS men's soccer championship presented by BMO Bank of Montreal, on the UNB Fredericton campus, November 7-10.

Watch AUS soccer live on http://www.austv.ca.