Post-Match Recap: NYRB II Earns Road Point in Memphis
2019 USL Regular Season Match Game 20
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 8:30 p.m. ET
AutoZone Park | Memphis, Tenn.
NY- Jordan Scarlett 1(Chris Lema) 10'
NY – Vincent Bezecourt 1(unassisted) 44’
MEM – Brandon Allen (Lagos Kunga) 48’
MEM – Brandon Allen (Wesley Charpie) 87’
NY – Jean-Christophe Koffi (caution, foul) 7'
MEM – Lagos Kunga (caution, foul) 69’
MEM – Cam Lindley (caution, dissent) 69’
MEM – Brandon Allen (caution, other) 81’
NY – Jordan Scarlett (caution, foul) 89’
New York Red Bulls II: Evan Louro; Kyle Duncan (Rece Buckmaster, 75’), Jordan Scarlett, Sean Nealis, Janos Loebe, Jean-Christophe Koffi, Chris Lema, Jared Stroud, Marcus Epps (John Tolkin, 75’), Vincent Bezecourt (Sebastian Elney, 82’), Mathias Jørgensen
TOTAL SHOTS: 18; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 12; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 1
Memphis 901 FC: Jeff Caldwell; Ewan Grandison, Wesley Charpie, Jacob Hauser-Ramsey (joshua Morton, 75’), Marc Burch, Dan Metzger, Elliot Collier, Cam Lindley, Leston Paul (Adam Najem, 68’), Morgan Hackworth (Lagos Kunga, HT), Brandon Allen
TOTAL SHOTS: 8; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 15; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 5
- New York Red Bulls II (11-4-5, 38 points) earned a road point on Saturday night with a 2-2 draw at Memphis 901 FC. NYRB II took a two-goal lead in the first half, but conceded twice to former NYRB II forward Brandon Allen in the second half.
- Defender Jordan Scarlett opened the scoring in the 10th minute, heading home from close-range first his first goal of the season and first of his career. Chris Lema, who played in the cross, earned an assist on the play.
- Vincent Bezecourt added a second goal before the half, cleaning up a loose ball in front of the goal after Jared Stroud’s attempt to finish a Kyle Duncan cross rang off the post. It was Bezecourt’s first of the season in his fifth USL appearance.
- NYRB II is now 3-2-3 on the road this season.
- Overall, NYRB II is 5-2-3 over its last 10 games and currently sits in second place in the USL Eastern Conference, just five points behind first-place Tampa Bay.
- NYRB II will host Tampa Bay in a showdown of the Eastern Conference’s top-two teams on Friday, July 26. Kickoff at MSU Soccer Park is set for 7 p.m. ET, with coverage on ESPN+.