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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – FC Cincinnati 2 dropped a 4-0 decision Sunday night against Inter Miami CF II at DRV PNK Stadium.

Inter Miami CF II opened scoring in the 15th minute before doubling their lead right before halftime. A pair of second half goals for the hosts gave the contest its final scoreline.

FCC 2 (3-8-0, 9 points) had their two-game win streak snapped with the loss. Inter Miami CF II improved to 5-7-1 (16 points).

Mario Penagos, acquired on loan from Sacramento Republic FC on Friday, made his debut in the Starting XI and played the match’s opening 45 minutes.

Nick Markanich, Harrison Robledo and Zico Bailey all entered as second half substitutes to begin the second half. All three were on the bench for FC Cincinnati’s 1-1 draw on Saturday night at Philadelphia Union.

Markanich led all FCC 2 players with four shots.

FCC 2 return home to face Orlando City B on Saturday, June 25 at NKU Soccer Stadium. Kickoff from Highland Heights, Kentucky is set for 1 p.m.

FC CINCINNATI 2 GAME REPORT
FC Cincinnati 2 at Inter Miami CF II
Date: June 19, 2022
Competition: MLS NEXT Pro Regular Season
Venue: DRV PNK Stadium
Kickoff: 8 p.m. ET
Weather: 86 degrees, clear

SCORING SUMMARY: 1-2-F
MIA: 2-2-4
CIN: 0-0-0

MIA - Shaan Hundal (Harvey Neville) 15’, Benjamin Cremaschi (Harvey Neville) 40’, Israel Boatwright (Joevin Jones) 68’, Shanyder Borgelin (Modesto Mendez) 82’

CIN - None

LINEUPS
CIN: Beckham Sunderland, Ashton Kamdem, David Garcia, Kai Thomas, Morgan Marshall, Marcel Ruszel (Zico Bailey 46’), Mario Penagos (Nick Markanich 46’), Avionne Flanagan, Daniel Martin (Andrew Akindele 46’), Isaac Atanga (Nicque Daley 69’), Josh Head (Harrison Robledo 46’)

Substitutes not used: Paul Walters, Ousman Touray, Owen Noverr, Max Miller

Head Coach: Tyrone Marshall

MIA: CJ Dos Santos, Israel Boatwright, Tyler Hall (Modesto Mendez 72’), Abel Caputo, Harvey Neville (Shanyder Borgelin 72’), Benjamin Cremaschi (Braxton Taghvai-Najib 72’), David Ruiz, George Acosta (Lawson Sunderland 72’), Romeo Beckham, Joevin Jones, Shaan Hundal (Pedro Faife Pérez 72’)

Substitutes not used: Andre Zuluaga-Silva, Drew Hardin, Ethan Hardin, Tyler Bagley

Head Coach: Darren Powell

STATS SUMMARY: MIA/CIN
Shots: 13 / 9
Shots on Goal: 6 / 2
Saves: 2 / 1
Corner Kicks: 2 / 4
Fouls: 8 / 14
Offside: 1 / 1
Possession: 53.4 / 46.6

MISCONDUCT SUMMARY
MIA - Abel Caputo (Yellow Card) 77'

OFFICIALS
Referee: Kyle Johnston
Ast. Referees: Fritz Barberousse, Rhett Hammil
Fourth Official: Gabriele Giusti

About MLS NEXT Pro
Launched in March 2022 by Major League Soccer, MLS NEXT Pro is a professional men’s soccer league in the United States and Canada that completes the player pathway from MLS NEXT through to MLS first teams. With 21 Clubs competing during the inaugural season – 20 MLS-affiliated and one independent club, Rochester New York FC – MLS NEXT Pro will grow the game through innovation and diversity by bringing professional soccer to new markets, creating career opportunities for professionals on and off the field, and providing communities with a strong sense of pride. Eight additional MLS-affiliated clubs will join MLS NEXT Pro in 2023, with more independent clubs joining in the years ahead. For more information about MLS NEXT Pro, visit mlsnextpro.com.