May 15, 2015
Cass Tech Stadium
Detroit City FC 3, AFC Cleveland 2
DCFC Colin McAtee (Javier Bautista) 19′
CLEV Sergio Manesio 35′
DCFC Will Mellors-Blair (Tommy Catalano) 43′
CLEV Tom Beck (Mike Derezic) 48′
DCFC Seb Harris (Cyrus Saydee) 85′
The much anticipated season home opener on the first day of the Motor City Comic Con…
…but I digress.
The beginning of a new season and the introduction of a new camera. Actually, it was not so new. After the water damage from the Muskegon game and the downpour of two seasons before, I decided to look at the world’s largest garage sale to replace my camera. And there it was. The very same camera in almost new condition. “Used only indoors on a tripod,” the description read. I placed a bid, and this Sony digital camera which was damn expensive in 2006 when I bought it new, cost me a total of $33 to replace ($21 to win the auction, $12 shipping).
Prior to the match, NGS unfurled a tifo on the family-friendly side, to kick-off the season:
It was a back-and-forth match, but in the end, Seb Harris won it late with this great header and celebration: