MONARCHS FALL 3-2 TO ARIZONA
Sep 19, 2016 10:38AM ● Published by Bryan Scott
Press Release submitted to City Journals
Sandy, Utah (Saturday, September 17, 2016) - The playoff hopes for Real Monarchs took a hit on Saturday night against Arizona United FC. In a back and forth battle, that saw goals from Pedro Baez and Amet Ramirez, Arizona was able to seal up the three points at the end of the night with a 3-2 win on a deflected goal from Long Tan. The Monarchs fell to 10-13-6 (36 points) with one match to play, needing a win over LA Galaxy II, along with a loss for San Antonio FC and a loss or draw for Orange County Blues for the second-year club to advance to the playoffs as the eighth seed.
Real Monarchs (10-13-6) v. Arizona United FC (9-13-7)
2016 USL Regular Season
September 17, 2016 - Peoria Sports Complex, Peoria, Arizona
Three key points of the game:
Real Monarchs 2-3 Arizona United FC
Goals by Half 1 2 F
Real Monarchs 1 1 2
Arizona United FC 1 2 3
ARI: Luke Rooney (Tony Cascio) 13'
RM: Pedro Baez 45'
RM: Amet Ramirez 60'
ARI: Peter Kelly (Chris Cortez) 64'
ARI: Long Tan (Luke Rooney) 74'
RM: Pedro Baez (caution) 45'
Real Monarchs Lineup: Eric Osswald; Boyd Okwuonu (Tyler Arnone 83'), Phanuel Kavita, Danilo Acosta, Max Lachowecki (Jony Caparelli 83'); Jesus Leal, Alec Sundly; Amet Ramirez, Elder Torres (Charlie Adams 63'), Maikon Orellana; Pedro Baez
Unused Substitutes: Conner Sparrow, Darion Copeland, Eti Tavares, Amass Amankona
Arizona United FC Lineup: Carl Woszczynki; Peter Ramage, Matthews Silva, Peter Kelly, Brock Granger; Blair Gavin (Long Tan 71'), Duncan McCormick (Christian Silva 59'), Nick Costa, Luke Rooney; Tony Cascio, Chris Cortez (Tyler Blackwood, 88')
Unused Substitutes: Jordan Stagmiller, Julian Ringhof, Brandon Poltronieri, Sam Garza