HARRISON, N.J. (September 17, 2016) - 2016 USL Regular Season Champions New York Red Bulls II cruised to victory, beating FC Montreal 4-0 at Red Bull Arena. The win improves Red Bulls II to 20-3-6 on the season, bringing them to a record-breaking 66 points on the season.
With the win, NYRB II remains unbeaten for nine consecutive games (8-0-1) and has set a new USL single-season record of 59 goals, previously held by Orlando City SC in 2014.
Brandon Allen scored the first goal in the 20th minute, putting a deflection into the back of the net. Derrick Etienne Jr. continued the action in the 56th minute, placing a beautiful corner to the top of Florian Valot’s head to lead 2-0 and smash the previous USL single-season record for team goals scored during a season.
Etienne Jr. got his goal in the 74th minute, crushing a volley from outside the box to beat the keeper and make the game 3-0. The action continued into stoppage time when Stefano Bonomo scored a volley off of a perfect ball into the box by Brandon Allen to seal the win.
Red Bulls II plays its final game of the season away against Charleston
Battery on Saturday, September 24th with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m.
Scoring Summary (Assists in parenthesis):
NY: Brandon Allen (Florian Valot) 20’
NY: Florian Valot (Derrick Etienne Jr.) 54’
NY: Derrick Etienne Jr. (Brandon Allen) 74’
NY: Stefano Bonomo (Brandon Allen) 90+’
MTL: Heikel Jarras, Caution 40’
NY: Kyle Reynish, Kevin O’Toole, Tim Schmoll (Konrad Plewa, 64’), Zach Carroll, Tyler Adams (Noah Powder, 46’), Dan Metzger, David Najem, Vincent Bezecourt (Zoumana Simpara, 78’), Florian Valot (Stefano Bonomo, 66’), Brandon Allen, Derrick Etienne Jr.