September 2, 2017 USL Toronto FC II--Toronto FC II vs Rochester Rhinos game recap (from

Rhinos Roll By TFC II
By AARON CRANFORD -, 09/02/17, 9:30PM EDT 

Brown nets the winner in Rochester's 1-0 road win

VAUGHAN, Ont. – The Rochester Rhinos continued their strong 2017 campaign with an impressive 1-0 road 
win against Toronto FC II at the Ontario Soccer Centre on Saturday evening. After hitting the post 
with his initial attempt on goal in the 10th minute of action, Jalen Brown collected the rebound 
and toe-poked the ball past Toronto goalkeeper Angelo Cavalluzzo for the game’s only goal. With the result, 
Rochester improves to 11-5-8 on the year, while Toronto falls to 5-15-7 overall.

 10’ – ROC – Jalen Brown
•#TORvROC: Full match and Opta box score

Three Things That Matter:
•1. The Rhinos came out the gates firing on all cylinders and were the better side for the first 45 minutes, 
outshooting Toronto 12-2. Toronto came out of the break with a slight edge and momentum, but the Rhinos 
exuded composure to secure the result, finishing the match with 18 total shots compared to Toronto’s five.

•2. Toronto has been playing the role of spoiler as of late, but the Canadian club could not continue that 
run on Saturday. While the team is not mathematically eliminated from playoff contention in the 
Eastern Conference, the club’s chances of making it are now slim to none. With five games remaining in its 
regular season, Toronto is set to compete against clubs that need results down the stretch, giving the players 
plenty of motivation to cause some trouble for opponents.

•3. Julian Buescher, a former standout with K-W United FC in the Premier Development League and 
at Syracuse University, and goalkeeper Thomas Gomez turned in eye-opening shifts for Rochester on the evening. 
Buesher has been impressive since joining the Rhinos, creating multiple opportunities for the club moving 
forward, including tonight. Gomez recorded one save on the night but came off his line well on multiple 
occasions to secure the shutout. Man of the Match:

Jalen Brown, Rochester Rhinos – The midfielder scored the game-winner and was active throughout the match. 
Brown also completed 88.5 percent of his passes on the night.

Upcoming Games:
Toronto FC II vs. New York Red Bulls II – Sept. 9, 8 p.m. ET, BMO Field
Rochester Rhinos vs. Ottawa Fury FC – Sept. 9, 6:05 p.m. ET, Capelli Sport Stadium

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