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Short-handed Atlético Ottawa falls to Pacific FC

July 21, 2021 - Canadian Premier League (CPL) - Atletico Ottawa News Release

Ottawa, ON - Despite Malcolm Shaw scoring one of the fastest goals in the history of the league (2', unofficial) and an early 2-0 lead after 15 minutes of play, Atlético Ottawa couldn't fend off Pacific FC on Wednesday night (L 2-4). The Atléti will look to regroup, travel home on Thursday and prepare for the next chapter of this 2021 CPL Season.


Malcolm Shaw scored twice on the night (2', 15'), his 2nd and 3rd of the season. He is now tied in second place in the league's top scorer chase (leader VAL Ricci with 4).

Ottawa had to withstand Pacific FC's pressure with only 10 men following the early dismissal of Ben McKendry (straight red card, dangerous kick, 22'). Head Coach Mista was also sent off (accumulation, 35'). Both will miss the club's next match.

Atlético Ottawa travels back to Ottawa on Thursday to start preparing for the second portion of the 2021 season, including its historic home opener at TD Place on August 14th. The team will first travel East to play the Wanderers, in Halifax, on August 2nd.

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