Post-Match Recap: Birmingham Legion FC 2, New York Red Bulls II 1
2019 USL Regular Season Match Game 33
WednesdayOctober 16, 2019 – 8:00 p.m. ET
BBVA Compass Field | Birmingham, AL
BHM- Brian Wright (Daniel Johnson) 10’
BHM- Prosper Kasim (Anderson Asiedu) 46’
NY- Kyle Fisher (own goal) 68’
BHM- J.J Williams (caution) 28’
BHM- Kyle Culbertson (ejection) 42’
BHM- Prosper Kasim (caution) 45’+2
NY- Jean-Christophe Koffi (caution) 45’+5
BHM- Daniel Johnson (caution) 80’
NY- Preston Kilwien (caution) 87’
New York Red Bulls II: Evan Louro; John Tolkin (Janos Loebe 82’), Bryce Lebel, Preston Kilwien, Sean McSherry (Ben Mines 64’); Chris Lema, Jean-Christophe Koffi (Omar Sowe 57’), Sebastian Elney, Vincent Bezecourt, Jared Stroud; Mathias Jørgensen
TOTAL SHOTS: 21 ; SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 ; FOULS: 8 ; OFFSIDE: 1 ; CORNER KICKS: 15 ; SAVES: 2
Birmingham Legion FC: Matt Van Oekel; Akeem Ward, Kyle Fisher, Razak Cromwell (Femi Hollinger-Janzen 34’), Kyle Culbertson; Anderson Asiedu, Mikey Lopez, J.J. Williams (Zachary Herivaux 75’), Daniel Johnson (Eric Avilla 85’), Prosper Kasim; Brian Wright
TOTAL SHOTS: 12 ; SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 ; FOULS: 7 ; OFFSIDE: 2 ; CORNER KICKS: 5 ; SAVES: 3
- New York Red Bulls II (17-10-6, 57 points) dropped a 2-1 road contest to Birmingham Legion FC at BBVA Compass Field on Wednesday night.
- Midfielder Chris Lema made his 60th career appearance for the club tonight, while defender Bryce Lebel made his first career professional start.
- Birmingham Legion’s Brian Wright opened the scoring in the 10th minute off a pass from midfielder Daniel Johnson.
- Birmingham’s Kyle Culberston received a red card in the 42rd minute to put NYRB II up a man going into halftime.
- Prosper Kasim increased the home side’s lead in the 46th minute.
- NYRBII got on the board when Sebastian Elney’s shot was deflected by Kyle Fisher and tallied as an own goal.
- Following tonight’s match, NYRB II will finish off their regular season and final match before the USL Championship Playoffs on October 19 against Loudoun United FC, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. ET.