New England Soccer Today

NPSL: I-91 Derby Ends in 1-1 Draw

Photo credit: Catherine Avalone – New Haven Register

A battle between Connecticut-based outfits saw Hartford City FC and Elm City Express play to a dramatic 1-1 draw on Saturday at Reese Stadium in New Haven, Ct.

Kevin Ipina gave New Haven-based Elm City the opening goal in the 47th minute, a strike that stood until the 90th minute when Kieran Simms netted the equalizer and forced the unbeaten sides to share the points.

With the draw, Hartford City moved to seven points (2-0-1) while Elm City also improved to seven points (2-0-1).

Elm City returns to action on Sunday against Seacoast United Phantoms in Amesbury, Mass. Hartford City will see the pitch again on Saturday when they host Kingston Stockade FC in New Britain, Ct.

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