NYRB II Extend Winning Streak To Three, Defeat Bethlehem

New York Red Bulls II 2, Bethlehem Steel FC 1

2018 USL Regular Season Match 20

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 – 7 p.m. ET

MSU Soccer Park | Montclair, New Jersey

Highlights and Opta Box Score

Scoring Summary: 

NY – Derrick Etienne Jr. 28’

BST – Anthony Fontana 45’+

NY ­– Amando Moreno 78’    

Discipline Summary:

BST – Faris Moumbagna (Caution) 42’  

BST – Omar Holness (Caution) 84’

New York Red Bulls II: Ryan Meara; Niko De Vera, Fidel Escobar, Hassan Ndam, Ethan Kutler, Chris Lema, Cristian Casseres, Jr., Andrew Tinari, Derrick Etienne, Jr. (Amando Moreno, 62nd minute), Jared Stroud (Tom Barlow, 76th minute), Brian White (Jordan Scarlett, 90th minute)

TOTAL SHOTS: 24; SHOTS ON GOAL: 5; FOULS: 19; OFFSIDE: 5; CORNER KICKS: 9; SAVES: 1

Bethlehem Steel FC: Jake McGuire; Matt Real, Josh Yaro (Ben Ofeimu, 71st minute), Richie Marquez, Matt Mahoney, James Chambers, Derrick Jones, Anthony Fontana (Omar Holness, 76th minute), Michee Ngalina (Chris Nanco, 58th Minute), Santi Moar, Faris Moumbagna   

TOTAL SHOTS: 5; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 17; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 3  

  • New York Red Bulls II (8-5-7, 31 points) closed out a string of three consecutive matches at MSU Soccer Park with a 1-0 win over Bethlehem Steel FC (6-8-6, 24 points) Wednesday.
  • The win extended NYRB II’s unbeaten run to four matches.
  • Derrick Etienne, Jr. opened the scoresheet in the 28th minute, scoring his first USL goal of the season, assisted by Brian White.
  • Amando Moreno scored his team-leading ninth goal of the season in the 78th minute after firing a long-range right-footed shot. The goal also served as the game winner.
  • NYRB II closed out a perfect three-game homestand at MSU Soccer Park, scoring a total of 13 goals.
  • Amando Moreno scored a goal in each of his last three matches.
  • NYRB II’s home record is now 7-2-1 with a plus 20 goal differential.
  • Following Wednesday’s game, New York Red Bulls II hit the road for two consecutive matches, beginning with the 2019 MLS expansion team FC Cincinnati on Saturday, July 21 at Nippert Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET and can be seen on ESPN+.
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