After an hour delay for lightning, Memphis 901 FC strikes thrice in home victory against New York Red Bulls U23.
The fans got their money’s worth with plenty of stoppage time. Unlike their prior match, Memphis was able to hang onto a 2-1 lead and earn their second franchise victory. Soccer columnist Casey breaks down each player’s performance and more.
Despite offensive brilliance (by 901 FC terms), the boys in blue failed to capitalize on a rainy May afternoon at AZP. However, the match did not lack for entertainment.
In the first derby for professional soccer in the great state of Tennessee, Nashville walks away with the win 2-0. From the start you could tell that Nashville was the superior team on the night. If you think the rain delay would’ve effected them, it was only in a positive way.
We should’ve won. We should’ve won 3-1 and walked away with 3 points. We should be tied for 5th place in the East with 7 points from 5 games, and this article should be about how we showed tough up-top pressure which led to numerous goals and a win on the road. Unfortunately, we drew 1-1.
Soccer columnist Casey previews Memphis 901 FC’s upcoming matchup against New York Red Bulls II with the help of John Perd of the Red Bulls News Network.
Soccer columnist Casey is back for another edition of player grades – this time elaborating on a momentous match for the expansion franchise out of the Bluff City.
Elliot Collier helps Memphis 901 FC earn their first point in franchise history in a 1-1 draw at home.