New York Red Bulls II 1, Nashville SC 1
2018 USL Regular Season Match 9
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 1 p.m. ET
Red Bull Arena | Harrison, New Jersey
NSH - Ropapa Mensah 7’
NY - Vincent Bezecourt (Chris Lema) 27’
NSH - David Edgar (caution) 4’
NY - Hassan Ndam (caution) 17’
NSH - Justin Davis (caution) 69’
New York Red Bulls II: Evan Louro; Ethan Kutler, Jordan Scarlett, Hassan Ndam, Lucas Stauffer, Cristian Casseres, Jr., Vincent Bezecourt, Chris Lema (Brian White, 83th minute), Alex Muyl (Amando Moreno, 66th minute), Ben Mines (Jared Stroud, 70th minute), Stefano Bonomo
TOTAL SHOTS: 17; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 14; OFFSIDE: 1; CORNER KICKS: 1; SAVES: 3
Nashville SC: Matt Pickens; Kosuke Kimura, Brad Bourgeois, David Edgar (Liam Doyle, 54thminute), Justin Davis, Taylor Washington, Bolu Akinyode, Michael Reed, Lebo Moloto, Alan Winn (Matt LaGrassa, 63rd minute), Ropapa Mensah (Michael Cox, 73rd minute)
TOTAL SHOTS: 13; SHOTS ON GOAL: 5; FOULS: 11; OFFSIDE: 3; CORNER KICKS: 7; SAVES: 1
- New York Red Bulls II (3-1-5, 14 points) played to a 1-1 draw Sunday at Red Bull Arena, their fourth straight, extending their unbeaten streak to seven games.
- New York went down in the seventh minute off a failed clearance from Jordan Scarlett. Nashville’s Ropapa Mensah slotted one past Evan Louro to get on the scoreboard.
- In the 27th minute, Chris Lema sent a lovely through ball to Vincent Bezecourt, who buried his attempt with a left-footed strike. The assist was Lema’s first point of his career and Bezecourt’s first USL goal of 2018.
- With the draw, New York stays unbeaten at Red Bull Arena in 2018 posting a 3-0-1 record thus far.
- With John Wolyniec out due to the birth of his newborn son, Ibrahim Sekagya, assistant coach since 2015, made his professional head coaching debut.
- NYRB II break for ten days and return to the pitch on May 16 when they head to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to take on the Bethlehem Steel at Goodman Stadium.