Hartford Athletic 2, New York Red Bulls 1
2020 USL Championship Regular-Season Match 8
Saturday, August 15, 2020 – 7 p.m. ET
Dillon Stadium | Hartford, CT
HFD – Alex Dixon (Barrera) 21’
HFD – Sam Strong 40’
NY – Sebastian Elney (Clark) 74’
HFD – Matheus Silva (caution, dissent ) 27’
HFD – Tyreke Johnson (caution, foul) 45’ +3
NY – Jake Lacava (caution, foul) 59’
HFD – Sam Strong (caution, foul) 86’
New York Red Bulls II: Alex Bobocea; John Tolkin, Roy Boateng, Joe Fala, Bo Cummins; Barry Sharifi (Omar Sowe 81’), Kenan Hot (Chris Lema 45’), Deri Corfe (Dantouma Toure 61’), Tapiwa Shumba (Sebastian Elney 45’); Jake Lacava, Cherif Dieye (Caden Clark 61’)
TOTAL SHOTS: 12; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 18; OFFSIDE: 0; CORNER KICKS: 0; SAVES: 3
Hartford Athletic: Parfait Mandanda; Matheus Silva, Sam Strong, Kevin Politz; Gabriel Torres, Harry Swartz, Danny Barrera, Arthur Rogers (Aiden Mesias 87’), Mads Jorgensen; Alex Dixon (Andre Deas 87’), Tyreke Johnson (Nicky Downs 87’)
TOTAL SHOTS: 16; SHOTS ON GOAL: 5; FOULS: 19; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 1
Referee: Ernie Constantine
Assistant Referees: Tom Felice, Eric Schreiber
Fourth Official: Jeremy Scheer
- New York Red Bulls II (2-6-0, 6 pts) fell to Hartford Athletic, 2-1, at Dillon Stadium.
- New York fell behind 2-0 after Hartford defender Sam Strong tapped in a corner right before halftime.
- Current Red Bulls Academy goalkeeper Alex Bobocea got his first professional start, making three saves. Academy players Tapiwa Shumba and Bo Cummins also made their first professional starts.
- NYRB II pulled one back in the 74th minute, when Caden Clark found Sebastian Elney in the box, who placed it in the back of the net for his third goal of the season. Clark recorded his third assist of the season.
- Chris Lema, on loan from New York Red Bulls, made his 65th appearance for the club passing Jared Stroud for most appearances in club history.
- Midfielder Omar Sowe made his first appearance since picking up an injury against Philadelphia Union II on August 5.
- NYRB II will now welcome Philadelphia Union II to Red Bull Arena on August 23, with kickoff set for 5 p.m. ET.