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SF City defeats Stanislaus Academica 5-2

SF City continued unbeaten in 2015 by defeating Stanislaus Academica 5-2 off goals from Johannes Demarzi (2), Gabe Silveira (2), and George Plakorus.

Demarzi started things off in the 2nd minute of play, capitalizing when Stanislaus failed to clear around their penalty box. Demarzi found himself free in front of goal and punched home to give SF City the early lead.

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Johannes Demarzi celebrates with George Plakorus (L) and Mauricio Diaz De Leon (R) after giving SF City the early lead.

Silveira took the baton for the next two goals with Stanislaus able to claw one back before halftime leaving City with a 3-1 lead.

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Gabe Silveira races down the line en route to scoring two first half goals.

After halftime, both sides created chances with Stanislaus pulling even closer after a headed corner kick goal. City didn’t wait long to extend the lead again though, with Johannes Demarzi striking a masterful free kick past the Stanislaus wall to restore City’s two goal lead. Newcomer George Plakorus, coming off a marvelous senior season at Cal-State Monterey Bay, finished the scoring for the day giving SF City the 5-2 victory.

Johannes Demarzi about to strike a free kick to give SF City a 4-2 lead.
Johannes Demarzi about to strike a free kick to give SF City a 4-2 lead.

SF City supporters in attendance were treated to a fine home opener with beautiful weather and beautiful football at Kezar Stadium. Thanks to all supporters and attendees for coming out to the match to inaugurate our 2015 home season! Our next NorCal Premier League home match will be Saturday, April 11 vs. East Bay United at Kezar Stadium. Stay tuned for additional match announcements this week!

SF City goalkeeper Austin Harms signs autographs for youth players in attendance.
SF City goalkeeper Austin Harms signs autographs for youth players in attendance.