FC DIABLOS WINS HOME OPENER IN GREAT FASHION!
MAY 8, 2021 – Bloomington, IL, FC Diablos opened up the 2021 MWPL season at the Tucci Stadium against Edgewater Castle FC from North Chicago, IL. There were 3 goal scorers on the board with 5 goals total.
Edgewater Castle FC would open up the scoring in the 8th minute with a cross that is headed in the goal by #8 Bata. FC Diablos would start to get things together and control the ball more and had a couple of scoring opportunities before the 20th minute where #9 Jordan Walker (Bloomington, IL) would score off of a slotted ball by #5 Dalton Bruso (Bloomington, IL). The Diablos were able to take the lead before half-time in the 32nd minute where #9 Jordan Walker (Bloomington, IL) would score his second goal of the game off of a diving header into the box by #6 Kwasi Boateng (Berlin, Germany) off of a driven ball by #24 Nico Zurawik (Berlin, Germany). FC Diablos would go into the second half with a 2-1 lead.
FC Diablos would come out strong and continue the goal tally with a quick counter-attack with a slotted ball by substitute #2 Bryce Shumaker (Decatur, IL) to #6 Kwasi Boateng (Berlin, Germany) who crossed near the top of the box for #27 Alvaro Alvarez (Madrid, Spain) to score. Walker would score his hat-trick in the 65th minute with an upper 90 banger off an assist by Boateng. Boateng was not happy enough with 3 assists and found his goal in a 1 on 1 win on the left wing for a strong shot that would beat the Edgewater goalkeeper for the Diablos to find their 5th goal of the game. Edgewater would respond late in the 88th minute with a penalty kick scored by #6 Koray Yesilli. The match would end FC Diablos 5, Edgewater Castle FC 2.
“The team did well and responded very well after falling behind so early in the match. I am excited to see what the team can continue to create this season. This was a well-deserved win by our guys.”, said Roberto Yepez – Head Coach & Club President.
FC Diablos will be at home again on Saturday, May 15th against the Milwaukee Bavarians at 6 PM. Tickets may be purchased online at tickets.fcdiablosil.com or at the gate!
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