April 6, 2017 Toronto FC II--Toronto FC II vs Rochester Rhinos (from uslsoccer.com)

USL Match Preview – #TORvROC
By USLSoccer.com Staff, 04/06/17, 11:50AM EDT 

Toronto hosts home opener against Rhinos after tough Florida trip

VAUGHAN, Ont. – Toronto FC II returns to the Ontario Soccer Centre for its home opener 
on Friday night at is welcomes a Rochester Rhinos side looking to build on a winning 
start to its season. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET.

Matchcenter: http://bit.ly/2nKt4wa | Tickets: http://bit.ly/2nKf31H 

Toronto FC II news and notes

•Current record: 1-2-0, 3pts

•Toronto fell for a second successive game on Tuesday night as Orlando City B took 
a 3-1 victory for its first win of the season.

•Malik Johnson scored his first goal of the season for Toronto in the 30th minute 
after OCB had taken an early lead, but Orlando regained its advantage before halftime 
and then added a third in the second half.

•Toronto has conceded seven goals in its past two contests after suffering a 4-0 defeat 
to the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the first game of its trip to Florida.

•TFC II has earned a draw in its two previous home openers, including a 0-0 draw against 
Rochester two seasons ago at BMO Field.

Rochester Rhinos news and notes

•Current record: 1-0-0, 3pts

•The Rhinos took victory in its first game of the season last Saturday as Jochen Graf’s 
late winner earned a 3-2 win against Bethlehem Steel FC.

•New signings Darius Madison also found the net for the Rhinos, as did returning defender 
Wal Fall, only for Bethlehem to rally to tie the score before Graf’s game-winner.

•Rochester recorded three goals on three occasions in the 2016 USL regular season, 
with their most recent 3-2 victory coming against the Charleston Battery last May 6.

•The Rhinos will conclude a three-game road trip to start the season against the Battery 
on April 15 at MUSC Health Stadium before hosting the New York Red Bulls II in their 
home opener on April 22 at Capelli Sport Stadium.

Series Notes

•Each team took one victory a season ago, with the third meeting ending in a draw. 
The Rhinos have a 4-1-2 all-time lead in the season.


•Toronto – 
GK: Angelo Cavalluzzo, Brogan Engbers; 
D: Brandon Onkony, Lars Eckenrode, Brandon Aubrey, Oyvind Alseth, Mitchell Taintor, 
Anthony Osorio, Jordan McCrary, Jason Hernandez, Jelani Peters; 
M: Liam Fraser, Brian James, Sergio Camargo, Jay Chapman, Marky Delgado, Luca Uccello, 
Malik Johnson, Tsubah Endoh, Aidan Daniels; 
F: Raheem Edwards, Ben Spencer, Ryan Telfer, Ricardo John, Shaan Hundal, Aikim Andrews

•Rochester – 
GK: Kyle Morton, Tomas Gomez, Dan Lynd; 
D: Raymond Lee, Ryan Felix, Bradley Kamdem, Joe Farrell, Todd Pratzner, Sergio Campbell, 
Ryan James, Jordan Dover; 
M: Wal Fall, Rayane Boukemia, Brandon Beresford, Mike Garzi, Kenardo Forbes, 
Stefan Defregger, Sofiane Tergou, Christiano Francois, Jalen Brown, Antonio Correia; 
F: Jochen Graf, Darius Madison

•Toronto – None
•Rochester – None

•AR1: Joe Fletcher
•AR2: Peter Pendli
•4TH: Fabrizio Stasolla

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Twitter social handles
•Toronto FC II – @TorontoFCII
•Rochester Rhinos – @RochesterRhinos

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