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WINNIPEG — Kyle Edward Bekker scored twice on Thursday to lead Forge FC over Cavalry FC 2-0 in Canadian Premier League play.
Bekker opened the scoring in the 13th minute and then added an insurance goal in the 35th for Forge (2-2-0).
Tristan Henry made two stops for the clean sheet.
Cavalry FC (2-1-1) controlled 65.2 per cent of possession but couldn't make it count.
Cavalry could have jumped Valour FC (3-1-0) for first place with a victory
All eight CPL teams are playing at Winnipeg's IG Field for the first part of the season -- a 29-day single-city stretch being dubbed "The Kickoff."
This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 8, 2021.
The Canadian Press