May 19, 2017 USL Toronto FC II--Toronto FC II vs Tampa Bay Rowdies game review (from

Match Recap: Toronto FC II vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies
May 19, 2017
8:09PM EDT
Adam Krueger
Vaughan – Toronto FC II broke their scoring drought but could not hold on to the lead 
in Friday night’s loss at the hands of the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

The Reds jumped out to the early lead on Luca Uccello’s first of the season. First team 
loanee Sergio Camargo played a ball over the top of the Rowdies’ back line, which landed 
perfectly on Uccello’s foot. Uccello had timed his run excellently and was 5 yards free 
of the nearest Rowdies' defender. Uccello then rushed in and slipped the ball past 
an onrushing Matt Pickens.

"Credit to Sergio [Camargo], he got his head up and made a third man run off the shoulder 
of the defender, it was a perfect ball," said Uccello on the goal, "I knew I was alone 
so all I had to do was break the corners."

The Rowdies came out with a flurry of chances to begin the second half. Angelo Cavalluzzo 
came up with a pair of stops to keep the Rowdies off the board.

However, the Rowdies finally broke through on a 68th-minute goal from Joe Cole. Darwin Jones 
played a cross into Cole who slotted home his 3rd of the season.

The Rowdies went ahead on substitute Martin Paterson’s goal in the 80th and doubled their 
lead in the 82nd on a Darwin Jones goal. Joe Cole got the assist on Jones’ goal. The score 
would remain 3-1 despite a final push from the Young Reds. The victory moved the Rowdies 
into first place in the Eastern Conference.

When asked about his team's play, TFC II head coach Jason Bent remarked, "Ultimately when 
you’re up 1-0, when you have the amount of chances we created, which was got 
to get it to 2-0. We spoke about it at half-time we needed a second goal to try and win 
this game...we didn't get it and they did."

The Young Reds return to action on Wednesday, May 24th when they take on the Richmond Kickers. 
It is our first "School Day" game of the year. Kick-off is set for 12:00 PM. 

Scoring Summary
TFC II – Luca Uccello (Sergio Camargo) 10’
TBR – Joe Cole 68’
TBR –Martin Paterson 80’
TBR – Darwin Jones (Joe Cole) 82’

Misconduct Summary
TFC II – Brandon Aubrey 45’ (Caution)
TBR – Marcel Schafer 58’ (Caution)
TFC II – Ben Spencer 62’ (Caution)
TBR – Neill Collins 63’ (Caution)
TFC II – Oyvind Alseth 83’ (Caution)
TBR – Michael Nanchoff 87’ (Caution)

Toronto FC II (W-L-D):   1-5-3  6pts.
Tampa Bay Rowdies (W-L-D):  6-2-2  20pts. 

Team Stats:
Toronto FC II               Tampa Bay Rowdies
Shots – 8                   Shots – 14
Shots on Target – 3         Shots on Target – 6
Blocked Shots – 2           Blocked Shots – 3
Possession –  39.0%         Possession – 61.0%


Toronto FC II – 
Angelo Cavalluzzo; 
Mitchell Taintor ©, Brandon Aubrey, Jelani Peters (Brandon Onkony 45’); 
Oyvind Alseth, Sergio Camargo (Brian James 75’), Liam Fraser, Luca Uccello, 
                                                     Ashtone Morgan (Ryan Telfer 61’); 
Ben Spencer, Shaan Hundal

Substitutes Not Used:  Mark Pais, Jordan McCrary, Luis Pereira, Aikim Andrews

Tampa Bay Rowdies –
Matt Pickens, 
Darnell King, Damion Lowe, Neill Collins, Luke Boden; 
Justin Chavez (Michael Nanchoff 24’), Marcel Schafer, Darwin Jones, 
                                          Joe Cole© (Martin Vingaard 87’), Georgi Hristov; 
Deshon Brown (Martin Paterson 79’)

Substitutes Not Used: Akira Fitzgerald, Kyle Porter, Tamika Mkandawire, Alex Morrell

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