June 14, 2017 USL Toronto FC II--Toronto FC II vs Orlando City B match recap (from uslsoccer.com)

Toronto Snaps Streak, Downs Orlando
By NICHOLAS MURRAY - nicholas.murray@uslsoccer.com, 06/14/17, 2:03PM EDT 

Hamilton’s early goal the difference in TFC II’s 1-0 victory

VAUGHAN, Ont. – Jordan Hamilton scored the only goal of the game as Toronto FC II defeated 
Orlando City B 1-0 at the Ontario Soccer Centre on Wednesday afternoon and snapped a 12-game 
winless streak. Toronto FC II (2-7-5, 11pts) took the lead in just the ninth minute 
as a quick move through the midfield saw Tsubasa Endoh find Ryan Telfer on the left wing, 
and his chipped cross to the back post found Hamilton, who controlled and fired home from 
just outside the six-yard area. TFC II threatened twice more, only for Sergio Camargo and 
Telfer to be squeezed out in the penalty area inside the opening 20 minutes, and Liam Fraser 
hit the left post with a fierce shot from 30 yards later in the half. OCB (4-5-4, 16pts) 
began the second half far better, and almost equalized as Michael Cox forced a good save 
by TFC II goalkeeper Angelo Cavalluzzo, and Zach Carroll had the rebound cleared off the 
line by Brandon Aubrey. Toronto threatened to add to its lead midway through the second 
half as Endoh’s chance was blocked, while Shaan Hundal had a breakaway chance broken 
up late. Endoh also forced a great low save at the right post by OCB goalkeeper Jake Fenlason 
with four minutes to go, but Hamilton’s early goal proved enough to get TFC II back 
in the win column.

 9’ – TOR – Jordan Hamilton (Ryan Telfer)
•#TORvORL: Full Match and Opta Box Score

Three Things That Matter:

•1. Following the disappointment of conceding late against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds 
on Saturday night and settling for a draw, Toronto FC II redoubled its efforts early 
on Wednesday afternoon and was rewarded with not only an early goal, but enough chances 
that it could have put Orlando firmly in a corner during the first half. Jordan Hamilton’s 
first tally this season, his 10th in the USL overall, was a direct result of the link 
between Liam Fraser and Tsubasa Endoh in midfield, as both players had strong performances 
that allowed Toronto to control the rhythm of the game.

•2. Orlando looked lackluster throughout the first half, perhaps affected by the early 
injury to Seb Hines that saw the center back substituted in just the third minute. 
It was clear Head Coach Anthony Pulis had refocused the group to start the second half 
as OCB brought a far greater energy than it had in the opening 45 minutes. Michael Cox 
and Zach Carroll both came close to getting the game back on level terms inside the 
opening five minutes after the break, only to be denied, but Toronto goalkeeper 
Angelo Cavalluzzo and his back line were on this occasion able to withstand the chances 
despite their side being outshot 5-1 in the second half before Toronto's late surge 
almost added a second goal for the hosts.

•3. Bringing an end to the club’s 12-game winless streak, and moving off the bottom 
of the Eastern Conference at least for the time being, should provide a nice boost 
for TFC II, which again is showing signs as it has at this point in previous seasons 
that the side is starting to figure things out. The influence Endoh has brought 
recently after a standout performance against Ottawa Fury FC in the Canadian Championship 
Semifinal appears to be rubbing off on the players around him, which bodes well, 
even if a run toward a playoff position remains a longshot.

USLSoccer.com Man of the Match

Tsubasa Endoh, Toronto FC II – Endoh was key to TFC II’s victory, recording a 91-percent 
completion percentage overall, recording three shots on goal, and helping set up the 
only goal of the game.

Upcoming Games:
Toronto FC II at Charleston Battery – June 24, 7 p.m. ET, MUSC Health Stadium
Orlando City B at Ottawa Fury FC – June 20, 11 a.m. ET, TD Place

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