UQTR Patriotes beat Montreal Carabins for U Sports men's soccer crown

The Canadian Press

MONTREAL — The UQTR Patriotes have captured their first national men's soccer title.

Forward Guillaume Comtois-Noel scored in the 28th minute and goalkeeper Felix Clapin-Girard made 15 saves as UQTR beat the Montreal Carabins 2-0 on Sunday in the U Sports men's championship.

Clapin-Girard earned his third shutout of the tournament and was named MVP for his effort.

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Gabriel Balbinotti scored just before the final whistle to secure the victory for the Patriotes.

The Carabins were defending champions and playing in their third straight U Sports championship match.

Earlier, the Cape Breton Capers picked up a 3-2 win over the Carleton Ravens in the bronze-medal match.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 10, 2019.

The Canadian Press

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