Match RecaP | Asheville City SC 2, Tri-Cities Otters 1
POSTED BY: ASHEVILLE CITY SC, MAY 19th, 2017
In the first annual Blue Ridge Classic Asheville City Soccer Club defeated the Tri-Cities Otters 2-1 in front of 1700+ fans at Memorial Stadium.
The Blues continue to develop a strong team chemistry, displaying trust through passing and clearances. A series of defensives stands propelled Asheville City to the final whistle, where Captain Logan Woody accepted the Blue Ridge Classic Trophy on behalf of the club. Woody immediately headed towards the crowd to celebrate with the loyal ACSC supporters.
Asheville City SC next plays the Knoxville Force on Friday the 19th (7:30PM kickoff). Ticket information can be found here.
17' - GOAL - Tri-Cities Otters - Mateo Yepes capitalised on an early Asheville City mistake to put the Otters up 1-0.
34' - GOAL - Asheville City SC - Kenny Anderson puts a high ball in to the box from 30+ yards out which sneaks behind the Otters' keeper to tie the game at 1-1, assisted by Joao Burti.
43' - SUB - Asheville City SC - Jack Miller replaces Kenny Anderson just before half-time.
45' - SUB - Asheville City SC - Cameron Saul replaces Tyson Hichman.
45' - SUB - Tri-Cities Otters - Cameron Morton, Jun Udalex and Alexis Castillo replace Dario Ljubic, Alexsa Mitrovic and Conner Haney.
61' - SUB - Asheville City SC - Brian Aguirre comes in for Joao Burti.
62' - SUB - Asheville City SC - Elma N'For makes his Asheville City debut replacing Alex Lewis.
64' - SUB - Tri-Cities Otters - Henrique Cardoso and Remi Dujardin replace Ivan Anodbdk and Roberto Sodres.
73' - SUB - Asheville City SC - Local high school standout, Izaiah Vignali makes his Asheville City debut replacing Jesse Foreman.
79' - GOAL - Asheville City SC - Local talent, Grady Bradshaw, puts the home team ahead with a well placed shot.
FULL TIME - ACSC 1 - TCO 1
MAN OF THE MATCH - Grady Bradshaw
POSSESSION - Asheville City 53%, Tri-Cities 47%