New York Red Bulls II 2, Pittsburgh Riverhounds 1
2020 USL Championship Regular-Season Match 4
Sunday, July 26, 2020 – 5:00 p.m. ET
Red Bull Arena | Harrison, N.J.
PIT- Skylar Thomas 1 (Forbes) 9’
NY – Omar 2 (Clark) 35’
NY – Deri Corfe 2 (PK) 90’+5
NY – Omar (yellow, foul) 58’
NY – Preston (yellow, foul) 71’
PIT – Skylar Thomas (yellow, foul) 90’+1
PIT– Robbie Mertz (yellow, dissent) 90’+3
PIT – Thomas (yellow, foul) 90’+5
New York Red Bulls II: Wallis Lapsley; Samad (Bo Cummins, 54’), Preston (Joe , 76’), Roy Boateng, Edgardo Rito, Barry Sharifi, Kyle © (Daniel Edelman, 77’), Cherif (Jake LaCava, 60’), Caden Clark, Omar (Deri Corfe, 60’), Sebastian
Unused Subs: Alex , Yaya Toure
TOTAL SHOTS: 9; SHOTS ON GOAL: 4; FOULS: 19; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 1; SAVES: 1
Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC: Danny Vitiello; Hunter Ashworth, Thomas , Skylar Thomas, Lukas Fernandes (Danny Griffin, HT), Robbie Mertz, Ryan James, Dakota Barnathan ( Dos Santos, HT), Jordan Dover, Forbes ©, Mensah (Mark Forrest, 86’)
Unused Subs: Thomas Gomez, , Dani Rovira, Anthony Velarde
TOTAL SHOTS: 8; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 17; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 2
Referee: Luis Arroyo
Assistant Referees: Justen Lopez,
Fourth Official: Sean Lyons
Attendance: Closed door
New York Red Bulls II (2-2-0, 6 pts) use a late penalty-kick goal to down Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (2-2-0, 6 pts), 2-1 on Sunday at Red Bull Arena.
NYRBII has tallied back-to-back wins after beginning the season with two consecutive losses. Red Bulls II moved into a tie with Pittsburgh for second place in Group F.
Following back-to-back 1-0 losses to begin 2020, NYRBII have outscored their last two opponents, 7-2.
Pittsburgh jumped out to an early 1-0 lead off a set-piece in the ninth minute. About 25 yards out from net, Forbes sent a free kick to the far post for Skylar Thomas to volley past Wallis Lapsley.
NYRBII evened the score at one in the 35th minute with their own set-piece play. Following a restart of play just inside the midline, Caden Clark looped his pass over the defense for Omar , who possessed the pass with his chest and volleyed to the near post for the equalizer.
With time winding down in extra time, NYRBII earned a penalty kick in the 95th minute. English midfielder Deri Corfe finished with a low liner to the right post for the game winner.
Corfe followed up his one-goal, one-assist performance against Union II with the game-winning goal against Pittsburgh.
Harrison native has scored in back-to-back matches and has tallied four for his career.
17-year-old Minnesota native Clark recorded his first professional point as he tallied the assist on goal.
Goalkeeper Wallis Lapsley earned his second-straight win in net with one save on two shots.
Since Red Bull Arena opened in 2010, the New York Red Bulls and NYRBII are a combined 127-36-43.
NYRBII begin a two-match road trip, beginning with Philadelphia Union II on Wednesday, August 5 at Subaru Park. The match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. with coverage on ESPN+.