Soccer·Recap

Valour FC beats Pacific FC to open CPL season

Dylan Carreiro scored the go-ahead goal in the 78th minute, and Valour FC beat Pacific FC 2-1 on Wednesday to open their inaugural Canadian Premiere League season.

Dylan Carreiro scores go-ahead goal 78th minute

Members of Valour FC celebrate a goal in their first Canadian Premier League match on Wednesday night. (Twitter/@CPLsoccer)

Dylan Carreiro scored the go-ahead goal in the 78th minute, and Valour FC beat Pacific FC 2-1 on Wednesday to open their inaugural Canadian Premiere League season.

Stephen Hoyle opened the scoring for Winnipeg's Valour FC (1-0-0) in the 23rd minutes before Jose Hernandez responded for Pacific FC of Victoria (1-1-0) in the 45th.

Pacific FC defeated HFX Wanderers FC of Halifax 1-0 on Sunday at Westhills Stadium in their first ever match.

The seven CPL teams will each play 28 regular-season games, 14 home and 14 away.

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