June 23, 2017 USL Toronto FC II--Charleston Battery vs Toronto FC II match preview (from uslsoccer.com)

USL Match Preview – #CHSvTOR
By USLSoccer.com Staff, 06/23/17, 9:02AM EDT 

Battery return home aiming to maintain lead in East

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Eastern Conference-leading Charleston Battery will look to maintain their 
position when they play host to a Toronto FC II side at MUSC Health Stadium on Saturday night that 
earned its first victory since the opening day of the season in its last outing. 
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET.

Matchcenter: http://bit.ly/2tWXDRO | Tickets: http://bit.ly/2ocM8Tt | Broadcast: WCIV (CHS)

Charleston Battery news and notes

•Current record: 8-2-4, 28pts

•The Battery recorded a 2-2 draw with FC Cincinnati last Saturday night to extend their undefeated 
streak to three games, and maintain their undefeated record all-time against FCC.

•Charleston took a second-half lead after going behind early as goals by Romario Williams and 
Forrest Lasso put the visitors ahead, but Andrew Wiedeman equalized for the hosts with 10 minutes 
to go.

•Williams’ goal was his 11th goal of the season, putting him one back of Reno 1868 FC’s Dane Kelly 
for the lead in the race for the USL Golden Boot.

•Lasso’s goal was his fifth of the season, moving the center back into second on the team in goals. 
Five players have scored at least three goals this season for the Battery overall.

Toronto FC II news and notes

•Current record: 2-7-5, 11pts

•Toronto earned a 1-0 victory against Orlando City B in its last outing on June 14 at the Ontario 
Soccer Centre as Jordan Hamilton scored the only goal of the game.

•The win broke TFC II’s 12-game winless streak, which stretched all the way back to the second game 
of the season after the club’s March 25 win against Phoenix Rising FC.

•TFC II’s shutout against Orlando was its sixth of the season, putting the team tied for third 
in the USL.

•Toronto remains last in the USL in goals scored with five on 145 total shots this season.

Series Notes
•Charleston holds a 3-1-0 advantage in the all-time series, including wins in both meetings 
a season ago.


•Charleston – 
GK: Alex Tambakis, Odisnel Cooper, Joe Kuzminski; 
D: Forrest Lasso, Taylor Mueller, Skylar Thomas, O’Brian Woodbine, Quinton Griffith, Mikey Ambrose, 
            Miles Robinson; 
M: Neveal Hackshaw, Ataulla Guerra, Chris Goslin, Dante Marini, Justin Portillo, Maikel Chang, 
            Tah Brian Anunga, Kotaro Higashi, Ryan Arambula; 
F: Romario Williams, Heviel Cordoves, Ricky Garbanzo, Nico Rittmeyer, Jeffrey Otoo, Robbie Robinson

•Toronto – 
GK: Angelo Cavalluzzo, Mark Pais, Brogan Engbers; 
D: Ashtone Morgan, Brandon Onkony, Brandon Aubrey, Oyvind Alseth, Robert Boskovic, Mitchell Taintor, 
            Jordan McCrary, Anthony Osorio; 
M: Malik Johnson, Jay Chapman, Sergio Camargo, Aidan Daniels, Luca Uccello, Brian James, Liam Fraser, 
            Tsubasa Endoh, Luis Pereira, Dante Campbell, Matthew Srbely; 
F: Ryan Telfer, Ricardo John, Ben Spencer, Aikim Andrews, Jordan Hamilton

•Charleston – Accumulation warning: Romario Williams
•Toronto – None

•AR1: Rick Rogers
•AR2: Howard Ash III
•4TH: James Boswell

Game hashtag:  •#CHSvTOR

Twitter social handles
•Charleston Battery – @Chas_Battery
•Toronto FC II – @TorontoFCII

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