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Scoreless tie for United

Held to a scoreless tie by a midpack team, the Surrey United Firefighters lost  ground in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League’s Premier Division standings.

The defending champions played to a 0-0 tie with ICSF Inter Saturday afternoon in Vancouver, bringing a three-game win streak to an end. United netminder Paul Shepher earned his fourth shutout of the season.

Surrey fell to 5-1-4 (won-tied-lost), and in fourth place, are six points back of West Van FC.

United will kickoff against Delta United Hurricanes Wednesday night at Cloverdale Athletic Park at 8:45 p.m.

Delta edged NorVan Pacific in a home game Sunday at John Oliver Park, improving to 4-2-3, two points back of Surrey with a game in hand.

Afte Delta dominated play in a scoreless first half, Daniel Badesha opened the scoring from the penalty spot just after the break. Hamzah Gurung netted what proved to be the winning goal, heading home a corner kick from Oscar Jiminez.

ICST Pegasus, in second place in the 12-team Premier division with a 5-3-1 mark, will host Croatia SC Thursday at 9 p.m. at Newton Athletic Park.

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