Bekker scores twice, leads Forge FC over Cavalry

Kyle Bekker of Forge FC celebrates his first-half goal against Cavalry FC. (Forge FC/CPL)

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.''

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