September 8, 2017 USL Toronto FC II--Toronto FC II vs New York Red Bulls II game preview (from uslsoccer.ocm)

USL Match Preview – #TORvNY
By Staff, 09/08/17, 9:02AM EDT 

NYRBII looks to solidify playoff place in Toronto

TORONTO – Sitting in the USL Cup Playoffs places by just one point, the New York Red Bulls II travel 
to BMO Field on Saturday night to take on Toronto FC II aiming to push higher in the 
Eastern Conference standings. Kickoff is set for at 8 p.m. ET.

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Toronto FC II news and notes

•Current record: 5-15-7, 22pts

•Toronto FC II saw a good run of form end on Saturday as it fell 1-0 to the Rochester Rhinos 
at the Ontario Soccer Centre.

•The loss to Rochester ended a two-match undefeated streak, which gave the Reds hope of jumping 
off the bottom of the USL Eastern Conference.

•With just five wins on the season, Toronto FC II is looking to play spoiler through their final 
five matches in the regular season, and could have a big say in the final standings 
of the Eastern Conference.

•Goalkeeper Angelo Cavalluzzo is eighth in the USL with 65 saves this season, and the club 
has recorded eight shutouts for the season, tied for ninth in the league.

New York Red Bulls II news and notes

•Current record: 10-11-5, 35pts

•The New York Red Bulls II come into this match following an impressive 4-2 win against 
the Tampa Bay Rowdies last Saturday evening at MSU Soccer Park.

•Andrew Tinari, Noah Powder and Junior Flemmings sending each recorded a goal and an assist 
in the victory, while Tinari and Florian Valot scored in their second consecutive contest.

•Flemmings has now scored eight goals on the season, only one back of Brandon Allen, 
who is currently on loan with Major League Soccer's Minnesota United FC, for the team lead.

•The Red Bulls II are undefeated in their last five games, and have scored 10 goals across 
their last three outings as they look to improve a road record that has seen the side win 
only once away from home this season.

Series Notes
•The Red Bulls II have never lost to Toronto, holding a 3-0-1 record against them. 
This is the second, and final meeting between the two this year, with NYRBII winning 
the first meeting 1-0.


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

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

•Toronto – Accumulation warning: Liam Fraser
•New York – Accumulation warning: David Abidor, Andrew Tinari

•AR1: Peter Pendli
•AR2: Melissa Sneddon
•4TH: Yusri Rudolph

Game hashtag:  •#TORvNY

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

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