Action from CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship game between Borussia and FC Toronto (red jersey) on August 22, 2014, at the Domo Polideportivo in Guatemala City, Guatemala. (Photo: Juan Meoño)
GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala - - Borussia (2-0-0, 6 points) sealed a place in the semifinals of the inaugural CONCACAF Futsal Club on Friday at the Domo Polideportivo, defeating Futsal Club Toronto (0-0-2, 0 points) 6-4 to win Group B.
The result mean that the Canadian side was eliminated, while idle Sidekicks of Mexico (1-0-1, 3 points) also earned a berth in the final four.
Diego Zúñiga scored a pair of goals -- both equalizers – in a winning effort for the Costa Ricans.
"We gave a good show, but it was a sin to fail in the first half. We must give credit there to Toronto,” said Zuniga, who three goals in the competition. "Now we’re thinking about tomorrow's game and advancing to the final.”
With the score tied at 4-4, Borussia struck twice in the game’s last 19 seconds. Goalkeeper Fabian Alvarado went from goal-to-goal to break the deadlock and Luis Navarrete completed the scoreline with three left on the clock.
Matias DiMarco scored two goals for FC Toronto and was impressed by Borussia, saying, “"We gave all the effort. The guys left everything on the court. They (Borussia) are a very talented group.”
Borussia and Sidekicks’ semifinal opponents will decided after the Group A finale later in the evening between Glucosoral and Habana.
0-1 Matias DiMarco, FC Toronto FC (4:44)
1-1 Diego Zúñiga, Borussia (9:53)
2-1 Adonay Vindas, Borussia (19:13)
2-2 Daniel Chamale, FC Toronto (26:34)
2-3 Matias DiMarco, FC Toronto (32:18)
3-3 Diego Zúñiga, Borussia (35:52)
4-3 Alonso Cordero, Borussia (36:52)
4-4 Eduardo Jauregui, FC Toronto (38:50)
5-4 Fabian Alvarado, Borussia (39:41)
6-4 Luis Navarrete, Borussia (39:57)