July 20, 2017 USL Toronto FC II--New York Red Bulls II vs Toronto FC II match preview (from uslsoccer.com)

USL Match Preview – #NYvTOR
By USLSoccer.com Staff, 07/20/17, 8:31AM EDT 

Red Bulls II look to bounce back as TFC II visits

MONTCLAIR, N.J. – The New York Red Bulls II will try to break a three-game losing streak and push back 
toward the playoff positions in the USL Eastern Conference when they play host to a Toronto FC II side 
coming off a victory on Friday night at MSU Soccer Park. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET.

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New York Red Bulls II news and notes
•Current record: 6-10-3, 21pts
•The Red Bulls II fell 3-2 last Saturday to the Charlotte Independence at MSU Soccer Park as a late 
comeback attempt fell short.
•Goals in the final 10 minutes by David Najem and Junior Flemmings pulled the hosts within a goal, 
but New York was unable to find a late equalizer.
•Saturday’s game marked the return to the team of defender Noah Powder, who had made 20 appearances 
as an Academy signing in 2016. Powder signed a USL contract with the club last week.
•Flemmings’ goal against Charlotte saw Vincent Bezecourt record his eighth assist of the season, 
which stands as the league-high.

Toronto FC II news and notes
•Current record: 3-9-5, 14pts
•Toronto took a 1-0 victory against Battle of Ontario rivals Ottawa Fury FC in its last outing 
on July 8 as Luca Uccello’s goal provided the winner.
•Uccello’s goal was his third of the season, matching the Canada U20 international’s total from 2016.
•Toronto is looking for its first back-to-back victories since the side defeated Bethlehem Steel FC 
and the Harrisburg City Islanders between July 6-10, 2016.
•TFC II’s seven shutouts are tied for second in the USL this season alongside six other teams, 
with San Antonio FC leading the pack with 10.

Series Notes
•New York has a 3-0-1 record against Toronto over the previous two seasons, with Friday marking 
their first meeting in 2017.


•New York – 
GK: Rafael Diaz, Evan Louro, Sam Ilin; 
D: Jordan Scarlett, David Najem, Tim Schmoll, Andrew Lombard, Kevin O'Toole, Hassan Ndam, 
                                  David Abidor, Noah Powder, Jordan Bailon, Ethan Kutler; 
M: Dan Metzger, Arun Basuljevic, Alex Muyl, Florian Valot, Andrew Tinari, Ben Mines, 
                                  Kazu Shigenobu, Junior Flemmings, Zaire Bartley, Vincent Bezecourt; 
F: Derrick Etienne Jr., Zeiko Lewis, Stefano Bonomo, Douglas Martinez

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

•New York – Accumulation warning: David Abidor, Dan Metzger
•Toronto – None

•AR1: Zeno Cho
•AR2: Szczepan Dziewa
•4TH: Thomas Snyder

Game hashtag: •#NYvTOR

Twitter social handles
•New York Red Bulls II – @NYRBII
•Toronto FC II – @TorontoFCII

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