Abang Scores In Second-Straight Match As NYRB II Draws Charlotte

New York Red Bulls II 1, Charlotte Independence 1

2018 USL Regular Season Match Game 30

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 – 7:00 p.m. ET

Sportsplex at Matthews | Matthews, N.C.

Scoring Summary:

CLT – Greg Jordan (Conor O’Brien) 15’

NY – Anatole Abang (unassisted) 70’

Discipline Summary:

CLT – Joel Johnson (caution) 33’

NY – Jose Aguinaga (caution) 54’

NY – Cristian Casseres, Jr. (caution) 62’

NY – Hassan Ndam (caution) 90+2’

New York Red Bulls II: Evan Louro; Ethank Kutler, Hassan Ndam, Kevin Politz, Allen Yanes, Andrew Tinari (Steven Echevarria, 89th minute), Cristian Casseres, Jr., Jose Aguinaga, Jared Stroud, Tom Barlow (Chris Lema, 78th minute), Amando Moreno (Anatole Abang, 68th minute)

TOTAL SHOTS: 26; SHOTS ON GOAL: 6; FOULS: 18; OFFSIDE: 4; CORNER KICKS: 1; SAVES: 3

Charlotte Independence: Brandon Miller; Samuel Vines, Henry Kalungi (Bertrand Owundi Ek’o, 45th minute), Bilal Duckett, Joel Johnson, Alex Martinez, Kevan George, Conor O’Brien, Greg Jordan, Jake Areman (Kay Voser, 69th minute), Caleb Calvert (Jorge Herrera, 74th minute)

TOTAL SHOTS: 9; SHOTS ON GOAL: 4; FOULS: 13; OFFSIDE: 1; CORNER KICKS: 7; SAVES: 4

  • New York Red Bulls II (10-8-12, 42 points) drew the Charlotte Independence (9-11-10, 37 points), 1-1, at the Sportsplex at Matthews.
  • Anatole Abang came on as a 68th minute substitute in place of Amando Moreno, scoring the equalizer as a he pounced on a deflected shot that the Charlotte goalkeeper couldn’t handle. It was Abang’s second-straight game with a goal.
  • NYRB II outshot Charlotte 26-9 on the evening.
  • The draw earned New York their ninth point in 14 road matches in 2018.
  • Allen Yanes and Cristian Casseres, Jr. both returned to the Starting XI after returning from international duty with their respective countries Guatemala and Venezuela.
  • Following Saturday’s match, NYRB II continue their four-match road trip as they head to Cary, North Carolina for a match with North Carolina FC on September 29.
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