RBNY Academy Update: September 9 | Red Bulls Academy takes four out of five on Labor Day weekend

HARRISON, N.J. (September 9, 2015) – The New York Red Bulls Academy entered its second weekend of the 2015 season which featured two matches for the U-18s and U-16s against Richmond United and D.C. United. Red Bulls U-16 and U-14 completed a perfect weekend, winning all of their matches, while the Red Bulls U-18 split its two games. All of last weekend’s matches took place at the Red Bulls Training Facility in Whippany, N.J.

New York Red Bulls U-18 (3) vs. Richmond United (0)

WHIPPANY, N.J. (September 5, 2015) – The New York Red Bulls U-18s defeated Richmond United in the first of two matches on Labor Day Weekend.

The first goal came after 30 minutes when Brian Saramago played through Mason Toye who raced clear to finish. The second goal came minutes into the second half. Toye made a powerful run down the left side and played the ball to Pierre Reedy inside the penalty area. Pierre then set up Jeanpaul Marin whose driven shot hit the crossbar before bouncing down over the line to give the Red Bulls a two-goal cushion.

In the closing stages of the game, Rodrigo D’Andrea played in an impressive ball with the outside of his foot to Jared Gilbey, who settled the ball just inside the area before curling his shot around the goalkeeper for the third and final goal of the game.

“As a team, we’re happy to get a win, especially a clean sheet,” Gilbey said. “I’m very happy I was able to contribute with a goal. We know we are far from playing to our highest potential, but a convincing win against a good team is satisfying.”

Scoring Summary (Assist in parenthesis):

  • NY: Mason Toye (Brian Saramago) 30’
  • NY: Jeanpaul Marin (Pierre Reedy) 48’
  • NY: Jared Gilbey (Rodrigo D’Andrea) 85’

Lineup: Wojciech Gajda, Sean Teixeria, Cristian Martinez, Kyle Perno (Hipsen Garcia 82’), Kevin O’Toole, Callum Johnson, Jared Gilbey, Jeanpaul Marin (Ryan Mingachos 60’), Pierre Reedy (Zaire Bartley 60’), Brian Saramago (Dantae Greer 67’), Mason Toye (Rodrigo D’Andrea 60’)

Subs not used: Sam Ilin, Kyle Casey

New York Red Bulls U-18 (1) vs. D.C. United (5)

WHIPPANY, N.J. (September 6, 2015) – The New York Red Bulls U-18s suffered its first loss of the season against D.C. United.

In a fast paced first half, D.C. United took the lead after drawing a penalty in the 17th minute. After the goal, New York nearly leveled the match. Mason Deeds, on the receiving end of a corner kick, struck a shot which was saved. Kyle Perno was there to collect the rebound, but his shot was sent wide.

D.C. United extended its lead after halftime in the 63rd minute when they broke through the Red Bulls pressure and found the back of the net. The Red Bulls rallied to pull a goal back through Brian Saramago in 76th minute, but the comeback was short lived as D.C. restored its two-goal cushion on the counterattack. D.C. United went on to add two more goals in stoppage time to clinch the win.

The Red Bulls U-18s will look to bounce back in its next fixture against NJCSA on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Red Bulls Training Facility.  

Scoring Summary (Assist in parenthesis):

  • D.C. United (PK) 17’
  • D.C. United 63’
  • NY: Brian Saramago (Mason Toye) 76’
  • D.C. United 79’
  • D.C. United 90+’
  • D.C. United 90+’ 

Lineup: Wojciech Gajda, Sean Teixeira, Mason Deeds, Kyle Perno (Dantae Greer 86’), Kevin O’Toole, Ryan Mingachos, Jared Gilbey, Jeanpaul Marin (Callum Johnson 65’), Pierre Reedy (Zaire Bartley 65’), Brian Saramago Rodrigo D’Andrea (Mason Toye 57’

Subs not used: Sam Ilin, Cristian Martinez, Hipsen Garcia

New York Red Bulls U-16 (7) vs. Richmond United (0)
WHIPPANY, N.J. (September 5, 2015) – The Red Bulls U-16s got off to a fast start against Richmond on Saturday, scoring four goals in the opening 30 minutes of the match.  Zach Ryan and Omir Fernandez led the way with two goals each in the first half. They went on to both score again in the second half to earn their hat tricks, while Val Ambrosio came off the bench to cap off the scoring with his first goal of the season, a 7-0 victory for New York. Sam Ilin and Matt Goodman split the game in goal for the shutout.

Scoring Summary:

  • NY: Zach Ryan
  • NY: Omir Fernandez
  • NY: Zach Ryan
  • NY: Omir Fernandez
  • NY: Zach Ryan
  • NY: Omir Fernandez
  • NY: Val Ambrosio

Lineup: Sam Ilin (Matt Goodman, 40’), Chris Gloster, Evan Peters, Deandre Golding, Carlos Alvarado (Julainan Kraidelman, 60’), Ben Mines, Kazu Shingenozu (Amadeo Chapru Tate, 60’), Vince Borden, Zach Ryan (Val Ambrosio, 60’), Omir Fernandez (Chris Bermudez, 60’), Jack Valderabanno

New York Red Bulls U-16 (5) vs. D.C. United (1)

WHIPPANY, N.J. (September 6, 2015) – The Red Bulls U-16s faced MLS rival D.C. United on Sunday and came away with the win, 5-1. Both teams came out strong with chances created on both ends. The Red Bulls caught a break when the D.C. United goalkeeper dropped a corner kick that was deflected in for an own goal. New York continued to push forward and doubled their advantage off a brilliant combination involving Ben Mines, Zach Ryan and was finished off by Omir Fernandez. The Red Bulls went into halftime leading 2-0, but D.C. United came out strong in the second half and created a couple of good chances that they were not able to capitalize on. The Red Bulls got going again in the 55th minute when Ryan scored, thanks to a feed from Mines. Vince Borden would score off a corner kick a couple minutes later to make it 4-0. D.C. pulled one back on a free kick in the 70th minute, but the Red Bulls would come right down with Mines again feeding Ryan to complete the scoring and give the New York the win, 5-1. 

Scoring Summary (Assist in parenthesis):

  • NY: Own Goal
  • NY: Omir Fernandez (Zach Ryan, Ben Mines)
  • NY: Zach Ryan (Ben Mines)
  • NY: Vince Borden
  • D.C. United
  • NY: Zach Ryan (Ben Mines)

Lineup: Sam Ilin, Chris Gloster (Deandre Golding, 10’), Nick Shimbeno, Carlos Alvarado (Evan Peters, 55’), Ben Bograd, Kazu Shingenozu, Giuseppe Margiotello (Amadeo Chapru Tate, 70’), Ben Mines, Zach Ryan, Omir Fernandez (Chris Bermudez, 70’), Jack Valderabanno (Vince Borden, 55’)

New York Red Bulls U-14 (5) vs. Richmond United (1)

WHIPPANY, N.J. (September 5, 2015) – The Red Bulls U-14s claimed its second victory of the season against Richmond United, 2-1.

New York fell behind in the 12th minute against the run of play, when Richmond capitalized on a mistake in midfield to counterattack and score on their first trip into the Red Bulls defensive third. However, the Red Bulls responded quickly as they totaled five goals in a span of 25 minutes. Forward Dylan Sullivan scored the equalizer unassisted in the 13th minute. The Red Bulls then took the lead in the 20th minute when forward Scotty Taylor found the back of the next. Keijiel Watt grabbed his brace as he scored in the 24th and 38th minutes, his fifth and sixth goals of the season in only 84 minutes of action. In between goals by Watt, Sullivan scored his second goal of the game from a Watt pass.

Man of the Match: Peter Stroud

Scoring Summary (Assist in parenthesis, goals/assists this season in italics):    

  • Richmond United 12’
  • NY: Dylan Sullivan (3) 13’                   
  • NY: Scotty Taylor (2) 20’                     
  • NY: Kejiel Watt (5) (Danny Jara, 3) 24’
  • NY: Dylan Sullivan (3) (Kejiel Watt, 2) 27’
  • NY: Kejiel Watt (6) (Scotty Taylor, 2) 38’

Lineup: Liam Bertrand (Alex Bobocea 41’), Samory Powder (Jordon May 41’), Sean Ryan (Jonathan Ned 50’), Salvador Pliego (Sean Joo 50’), Jayden Reid (Leo Hecht 54’), Peter Stroud, Danny Jara, Danny Ramm, Dylan Sullivan (Alex Quezada 54’), Kejiel Watt (Aziel Jackson 41’), Scotty Taylor



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