Post-Match Recap: Atlanta United 2 FC 1, New York Red Bulls II 3
2019 USL Regular Season Match Game 13
Friday June 7, 2019 – 7:30 p.m. ET
Fifth Third Bank Stadium | Kennesaw, GA
NY- Edgardo Rito 1 (Cedeno) 44’
NY- Sebastian Elney 1 (Lema) 47’
ATL- Brandon Vazquez (Okonkwo) 66’
NY- Kyle Zajec 3 (Lema) 76’
ATL- Jack Metclaf (caution) 5’
NY- Jean-Christophe Koffi (caution) 12’
ATL- Wesley Decas (caution) 42’
ATL- Jon Gallagher (caution) 84’
ATL- Andrew Carleton (caution) 84’
New York Red Bulls II: Evan Louro, Edgardo Rito, Preston Kilwien, Rece Buckmaster (Conner Maurer 53’), Janos Loebe, Jean-Christophe Koffi (Bryce Lebel 90’+1), Chris Lema, Jared Stroud, Kyle Zajec, Jeciel Cedeno (Sal Esposito 69’) , Sebastian Elney
TOTAL SHOTS: 25; SHOTS ON GOAL: 12; FOULS: 7; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 9; SAVES: 4
Atlanta United FC 2: Dylan Castanheira, Jon Gallagher, George Campbell, Wesley Decas, Jack Metcalf, Will Vint, Laurent Kissiedou (Patrick Okonkwo 62’), Andrew Carleton, Luiz Fernando, Gordon Wild (Jackson Conway 62’), Romario Williams (Brandon Vazquez 62’)
TOTAL SHOTS: 11; SHOTS ON GOAL :5; FOULS: 13; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 9
- New York Red Bulls II (8-3-2, 26 points) defeated Atlanta United FC 2 on Friday night to extend their win streak to two matches.
- Defender Edgardo Rito gave NYRB II the lead in the 44th minute, this was first goal of the season. Midfielder Jeciel Cedeno recorded his first professional assist on the play.
- Forward Sebastian Elney scored his first professional goal to extend NYRB II’s lead to two in the 47th minute. Midfielder Chris Lema tallied his first assist of the season.
- Atlanta United 2 forward Brandon Vazquez brought the host within one with his first goal of the season in the 66th minute.
- Midfielder Kyle Zajec scored his third goal in two matches off a free-kick from Lema, which was his second assist of the match, in the 76th minute to extend their lead.
- Cedeno made his first professional start, while defenders Conner Maurer and Bryce Lebel made their first professional appearances.
- Goalkeeper Evan Louro recorded four saves on the night.
- Following today’s match, NYRB II will return home to host defending champions, Louisville City FC, on June 16. Kick-off is set for 3 p.m. ET.