FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – FC Cincinnati 2 jumped out to a 2-0 halftime lead, but conceded three second half goals including the game-winner in stoppage time to drop a 3-2 decision at New England Revolution II on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
FCC 2 fall to 1-2-0 (3 points) as New England improve to 2-0-1 (8 points).
Arquimides Ordonez opened scoring for the second consecutive game with an impressive solo goal in the 14th minute. He took a pass from Morgan Marshall in FCC 2’s defensive half and carried possession alone down the right side and buried a right footed shot past the outstretched New England goalkeeper to give the Orange and Blue a 1-0 lead.
FCC 2 doubled their lead in the 22nd minute. Andrew Akindele on the right endline found Zico Bailey at the top of the box who distributed a pass to an open Avionne Flanagan who took a touch and fired a left footed shot into the back of the net.
Revolution II scored in the 58th and 67th minutes to equalize, and second half substitute Jack Panayotou’s winner in the 92nd minute sent home FCC 2 without a point from the game.
The Orange and Blue outshot New England in shots on target, 7-5.
FC Cincinnati 2 return to action Saturday, April 23 to take on Inter Miami CF II. Kickoff from NKU Soccer Stadium in Highland Heights, Kentucky is set for 1 p.m.
FC CINCINNATI 2 GAME REPORT
FC Cincinnati 2 at New England Revolution II
Date: April 17, 2022
Competition: MLS NEXT Pro Regular Season
Venue: Gillette Stadium
Kickoff: 2 p.m. ET
Weather: 44 degrees, rain
SCORING SUMMARY: 1-2-F
NE - Jack Panayotou (unassisted) 58’, Ryan Lima (Sean O’Hearn) 67’, Jack Panayotou (Jake Rozhansky) 90+2’
CIN - Arquimides Ordonez (Morgan Marshall) 14’, Avionne Flanagan (Zico Bailey, Andrew Akindele) 22’
CIN: Beckham Sunderland, Ashton Kamdem, Kai Thomas, David Garcia (Owen Noverr 60’), Morgan Marshall, Avionne Flanagan (C), Zico Bailey (Daniel Martin 46’, Max Miller 85’), Leonardo Vazquez, Arquimides Ordonez, Gerardo Valenzuela (Darrel Turcios 77’), Andrew Akindele
Substitutes not used: Paul Walters, Nicque Daley
Head Coach: Tyrone Marshall
NE: Jacob Jackson, Italo Dos Santos, Sean O’Hearn, Ben Reveno, Colby Quinones (Pierre Cayet 46’), Jake Rozhansky (C), Hikaru Fujiwara (Jack Panayotou 46’), Michel (Ryan Lima 46’), Damian Rivera, Noel Buck, Esmir Bajraktarevic (Trevor Zwetsloot 73’)
Substitutes not used: Meny Silva, Triton Beauvois, Max Weinstein, Mike Deshields, Yannik Oettl
Head Coach: Clint Peay
STATS SUMMARY: NE/CIN
Shots: 18 / 14
Shots on Goal: 5 / 7
Saves: 5 / 2
Corner Kicks: 4 / 4
Fouls: 19 / 20
Offside: 3 / 0
Possession: 56.3 / 43.7
NE - Michel (caution) 28'
NE - Italo Dos Santos (caution) 36'
CIN - Kai Thomas (caution) 40'
NE - Ben Reveno (caution) 83'
Referee: Ernie Constantine
Ast. Referees: Jeremy Smith, Joe Franks
Fourth Official: Nicola Vesia