CKS Warta Soccer Club
National Soccer League
Damian hat trick, Castellanos and Butler score as Warta destroy Wisloka Chicago;
Daniel Damian, a hero of the State Cup final scored an hat trick again as he lead Warta to a huge win over NSL League leading Wisloka Chicago.
Daniel Damian struck twice in the first half as Warta offered evidence of why they were the Illinois State Cup Champions and now they push for the league title with a 5:2 demolition of Wisloka Chicago on the road.
Warta wasted no time as their first chance on goal in the 6th minute was forced wide after a great combination of plays.
Damian opened the scoring in the 14th minute of play as he beat the offside trap and slotting the ball under diving goalkeeper to give Warta their lead.
Ten minutes later, Will Butler with a great chance as he chipped the goalie from tight angle but the ball went wide of the net in the 24th minute.
The next three minutes decided the outcome of the game, as captain Jose Castellanos scored in the 25th minute and Damian made it 3:0 in the 26th minute of play.
Wisloka made just few attempts but none of them were any threat to Rodolfo Gonzalez who played the game thru injury.
In second half, Warta made changes and with a 3:0 lead they eased a bit but ever dangerous Damian struck again in the 54th minute to complete his hat trick.
Warta used their speed to their advantage causing all sorts of problems for Wisloka to defend with Alex Gomez and Will Butler on the flanks and Damian in the middle of the strike force.
Juan Del la Cruz Vengas, played just the first half as he also played thru injury was behind the mastermind creating opportunities in the first half.
Wisloka pulled one at the hour mark, as Wartas' defense fell asleep and with Rodolfo Gonzalez injured was unable to react quickly to the shot.
Damian hit the post in the 69th minute but three minutes later Wisloka cut the lead at half as they scored their second on the night but Warta offense kept the home team keeper busy with 80th minute save on Jorge Flores Alegria.
Will Butler finally got his goal in the 88th minute to put the game away and out of reach.
Win over Wisloka who were the league leaders proved why Warta are the State Champions and making their mark on the push for the league championship this year.
Game Roster: R. Gonzalez - M. Hernandez, Castellanos, Aranda, Garza, A. Ortiz, Salas, De La Cruz, Gomez, Butler, Damian - Valladares, Flores, Valencia.