MATCH RECAP: RB2 Falls in Orlando


New York Red Bulls II fell to Orlando City B, 3-1, on Wednesday night in Florida.

Orlando scored three goals in the first half en route to their victory, scoring twice before the sixth minute of the match.

Early in the second half, RB2 cut the deficit to two when forward Mohammed Sofo was taken down in the box and was awarded a penalty kick. Midfielder Ibrahim Kasule stepped up and converted the penalty kick.

Kasule scored his fourth MLS NEXT Pro goal of the season and has now scored in back-to-back matches. The Ugandan midfielder has now scored 20 goals across all competitions for NYRB II, which ranks fourth in franchise history passing Tom Barlow.

Kasule has scored three career goals against Orlando City B and has now scored in three-straight matches against the Lions. Kasule has converted all eight penalty kicks he has taken for Red Bulls II in his career.

Midfielder Adri Mehmeti made his MLS NEXT Pro debut for Red Bulls II in tonight’s match.

New York Red Bulls II will battle FC Cincinnati 2 on Sunday, May 19 at MSU Soccer Park. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. ET with coverage on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.