Post-Match Recap: North Carolina FC 2 , New York Red Bulls II 1
2019 USL Regular Season Match Game 11
Friday, May 24, 2019 – 7:00 p.m. ET
MSU Soccer Park | Montclair, NJ
NCFC- Sam Brotherton (Ben Speas) 14’
NCFC – Steven Miller ‘38
NY – Jared Stroud ‘77
NCFC – Andre Fortune (Caution) ’41
NY – Jared Stroud (Caution) ’50
NCFC – Donovan Ewolo (Ejection) ‘59
NCFC – Alex Comsia (Caution) ‘63
NY – Jordan Scarlett (Caution) ’90 + 4
New York Red Bulls II: Evan Louro, Allen Yanes (Janos Loebe ’66), Preston Kilwien, Jordan Scarlett, Edgardo Rito (Sebastian Elney ’66), Chris Lema, Jean-Christophe Koffi, Jared Stroud, Marcus Epps, Mathias Jørgensen, Ben Mines (Sal Esposito ’85)
TOTAL SHOTS: 26; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 12 OFFSIDE: 1; CORNER KICKS: 12; SAVES: 5
North Carolina FC: Alex Tambakis, Sam Brotherton, D.J. Taylor, Alexander Comsia, Aarón Guillén, Steven Miller, Benjamin Speas (Manny Perez ’67), Ulrich Ewolo, Thomas McCabe, Andre Fortune (Graham Smith ’48), Marios Lomis (Robbie Kristo ’79)
TOTAL SHOTS: 8; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 13; OFFSIDE: 0; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 2
- New York Red Bulls II (6-3-2, 20 points) suffered a 2-1 setback against North Carolina FC (5-2-4, 19 points) at MSU Soccer Park Friday evening.
- Sam Brotherton opened the scoring for the visitors, converting a Ben Speas corner kick in the 14th minute.
- North Carolina FC doubled its lead when Steven Miller netted a goal in the 38th minute.
- NCFC was reduced to 10 men in the 59th minute, when Ulrich Ewolo was issued a straight red card.
- NYRB II cut into the lead in the 77th minute, as Jared Stroud knocked home his fifth goal of the season.
- Sal Esposito NYRB II debut in the 85th minute, entering as substitute for Ben Mines.
- NYRB II will continue its homestand when they host Bethlehem Steel on Friday, May 31. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET and can be seen live on ESPN+.