August 18, 2017 USL Toronto FC II--Richmond Kickers vs Toronto FC II preview (from

USL Match Preview – #RICvTOR
By Staff, 08/18/17, 9:01AM EDT 

Richmond, Toronto look to rebound at City Stadium

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Kickers and Toronto FC II square off on Saturday night at City Stadium 
both look to keep their slim playoff hopes alive, with both teams now more than double-digit points 
outside the eighth and final playoff position. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET

Matchcenter: | Tickets: | Broadcast: WTVR (RIC)

Richmond Kickers news and notes

•Current record: 3-12-8, 17pts

•The Kickers fell 1-0 to Orlando City B last Saturday night in their most recent outing as their 
winless streak reached four games.

•Richmond is tied with Toronto on 14 goals for the fewest tallies in the USL this season, and has 
converted only seven percent of its scoring chances.

•The Kickers may be without midfielder Chris Durkin, who was named in the U.S. U17 squad that will 
compete in the 2017 Vaclav Jezek Youth Tournament beginning on Aug. 21.

•Goalkeeper Matt Turner has had a solid season on loan from the New England Revolution, posting 
a 1.19 goals-against average and a 71.4 save percentage.

Toronto FC II news and notes

•Current record: 4-13-6, 18pts

•Toronto suffered a 3-1 defeat to Bethlehem Steel FC last Sunday, ending a two-game 
undefeated streak.

•Defender Mitchell Taintor scored from the penalty spot with 17 minutes to go to level for TFC II, 
but Bethlehem scored twice to pull away for victory at Goodman Stadium.

•TFC II has won only once in 13 road games this season entering Saturday’s contest, going 1-10-2 
away from home.

•No Toronto player has recorded more than 10 shots on goal individually this season, with Ben Spencer 
leading the team with eight.

Series Notes
•The teams played to a 0-0 draw in their first meeting on May 24, leaving the Kickers with 
a 3-2-1 edge in the all-time series.


•Richmond – 
GK: Marcel DeBellis, Alex Wimmer, Travis Worra; 
D: William Yomby, Chris Odoi-Atsem, Conor Shanosky, Evan Lee, Mallan Roberts, Alex Lee, Braeden Troyer, 
             Jalen Robinson; 
M: Fred Owusu Sekyere, Finnlay Wyatt, Yudai Imura, Patrick McCann, Oscar Umar, Raul Gonzalez, 
             Samuel Asante, Matt Bolduc, Brandon Eaton, Luiz Fernando Nascimento; 
F: Oliver Minatel, Sunny Jane, Mikey Minutillo, Jackson Eskay, Franck Tayou

•Toronto – 
GK: Angelo Cavalluzzo, Mark Pais, Gianluca Catalano; 
D: Jordan McCrary, Brandon Onkony, Brandon Aubrey, Oyvind Alseth, Lars Eckenrode, Mitchell Taintor, 
             Ashtone Morgan, Anthony Osorio; 
M: Matthew Srbely, Malik Johnson, Sergio Camargo, Aidan Daniels, Brian James, Liam Fraser, Tsubasa Endoh, 
             Dante Campbell, Luca Uccello, Ryan Telfer; 
F: Jordan Hamilton, Cyrus Rollocks, Shaan Hundal, Aikim Andrews, Ben Spencer, Ricardo John

•Richmond – None
•Toronto – Suspended: Julian Dunn

•AR1: Jacob Herold
•AR2: Benjamin Hichak
•4TH: Robert Betts

Game hashtag:  •#RICvTOR

Twitter social handles
•Richmond Kickers – @RichmondKickers
•Toronto FC II – @TorontoFCII

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