NYRB II Grab 2-2 Draw With NCFC

New York Red Bulls II 2, North Carolina FC 2

2018 USL Regular Season Match 25

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 – 7 p.m. ET

MSU Soccer Park | Montclair, New Jersey

Highlights and Opta Box Score

Scoring Summary: 

NY – Jose Aguinaga 4 (Jared Stroud) 39’

NY – Lucas Stauffer 2 (Jose Aguinaga) 53’

NC – Daniel Rios (Marcel Kandziora) 46’

NC – Ulrich Ewolo (unassisted) 90’

Discipline Summary:

NC – Austin Da Luz (caution) 43’

NY – Jared Stroud (caution) 47’

NC – Kyle Bekker (caution) 61’

NC – Connor Tobin (caution) 68’

NY – Ben Mines (ejection) 70’

NC – Graham Smith (caution) 76’

NY – Cristian Casseres Jr. (caution) 81’

NY – Lucas Stauffer (caution) 88’

New York Red Bulls II: Evan Louro; Lucas Stauffer, Hassan Ndam, Fidel Escobar, Allen Yanes, Chris Lema, Andrew Tinari, Jared Stroud, Steven Echeverria (Cristian Casseres Jr., 73rd minute), Jose Aguinaga (Wahab Ackwei, 78th minute), Anatole Abang (Ben Mines, 65th minute)

TOTAL SHOTS: 14; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 15; OFFSIDE: 7; CORNER KICKS: 1; SAVES: 1

North Carolina FC: Alex Tambakis; D.J. Taylor, Connor Tobin, Michael Harrington, Aaron Guillen, Graham Smith (Ulrich Ewolo, 87th minute), Austin Da Luz, Kyle Bekker, Marcel Kandziora (Marios Lomis, 59th minute), Steve Miller (Tiyi Shipalane, 73rd minute), Daniel Rios

TOTAL SHOTS: 11; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 14; OFFSIDE: 1; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 5

  • New York Red Bulls II (9-7-9, 37 points) capped their three-game homestand with a 2-2 draw against North Carolina FC (8-9-7, 32 points) at MSU Soccer Park on Tuesday.
  • Anatole Abang tallied his first start for New York Red Bulls II since 2015.
  • Allen Yanes got his first start of the season
  • Jose Aguinaga tallied his fourth goal of the season, as well as his fourth assist of the season. Aguinaga opened the scoresheet in the 39th minute, firing a low driven ball into the bottom left corner, assisted by Jared Stroud. He then assisted Lucas Stauffer’s 53rd minute goal.
  • Jared Stroud tallied his team-leading ninth assist on Jose Aguinaga’s opening goal. He’s now tied for second in the USL in that leaderboard.
  • Lucas Stauffer scored his second goal of the season in the 53rd minute.
  • Daniel Rios scored a minute into the second half to draw NCFC closer at the time.
  • Ben Mines was sent off in the 70th minute with a straight red card.  
  • Tuesday’s game closed out a three-game homestand that featured a 2-1 win over Penn FC, a 6-4 loss to Louisville City, and a 2-2 draw to North Carolina FC.
  • Following Tuesday’s game, NYRB II face the Charleston Battery at MUSC Health Stadium on Saturday, August 25th. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. and can be seen live on ESPN+.
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