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Men's Soccer Falls to Saint Francis U on Late Goal

Men's Soccer Falls to Saint Francis U on Late Goal

The Central Connecticut men's soccer fell to Saint Francis U, 1-0, in Northeast Conference action on Sunday in New Britain, CT. The Red Flash scored with just over 10 minutes remaining and the Blue Devils were unable to find an equalizer.

The Blue Devils return to action on Thursday, Oct. 13, at FDU in a 7:00 p.m. contest.

GAME INFORMATION
Score:
Saint Francis U 1, CCSU 0
Records: CCSU (2-8, 0-3 NEC), SFU (4-5-2, 1-2-1 NEC)
Location: CCSU Soccer Field | New Britain, CT

KEY MOMENTS

  • The Blue Devils opened the second half with pressure on the Red Flash defense. Austin Rocke had a shot blocked inside the penalty box and was fouled on the rebound, resulting in a penalty kick. On the ensuing penalty, Jordaine Jaeger made the save for SFU to keep the game scoreless.
  • The Red Flash got the game's only goal in the 78th minute when Lorenz Ender dribbled down the left wing and sent a cross into the box where Patrick Heron would head home his first goal of the season to make it 1-0.
  • Central would have four shots in the final 11-plus minutes of the game, but only one shot was on frame and Jaeger made a stop to protect the result.

NUMBER TO KNOW

16 - Central matched a season-high with 16 shots for the second straight game.

NOTES

  • Daniel Wilmore made two saves in goal for the Blue Devils.
  • Central held a 16-6 advantage in shots, including an 11-4 edge in the second half. The Blue Devils also had a 9-5 lead in corner kicks.
  • Eric Kanebog had a team-high four shots for CCSU. In total, seven different Blue Devils had a shot.
  • CCSU had an unofficial advantage in possession of 52%-48%.
  • SFU has won the past four meetings in the series.

UP NEXT

The Blue Devils travel to FDU on Thursday for a 7 p.m. kickoff.

All CCSU home games and Northeast Conference games are available to watch online, for free, at NECFrontRow.com.

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