Orlando City B Defeated on the Road by FC Tucson
TUCSON, Az. - Orlando City B (1-9-3, 7 points) were defeated, 2-0, at Western foe FC Tucson on Saturday night at Kino North Stadium.
The home side took the lead just before the first half break when Joshua Coan, who entered the match early on as an injury substitute, bent in a shot following Tucson's trek down the field. The home side looked to double the lead 10 minutes into the second half, with Coan finding Charlie Dennis open, but OCB defender Owen Guske came up with a big, goal line block after the Tucson shot beat Austin Aviza off his line. Tucson was able to add an insurance goal late again off the foot of Coan.
Aviza finished the match with four saves, including an impressive, highlight reel sequence in the 67th minute where the 2020 MLS SuperDraft selection denied the home side on the doorstep three-consecutive times.
OCB will close out the 2020 season with two matches at home, first welcoming the Richmond Kickers on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at Osceola County Stadium. That match will kickoff at 11 a.m. ET.
Teams 1 2 F
FC Tucson 1 1 2
Orlando City B 0 0 0
TUC - Joshua Coan (Charlie Dennis) 45+3'
ORL - Joshua Coan (Manuel Ferriol) 90'
ORL - Thomas Williams (Yellow Card) 57'
TUC - Jordan Pena (Yellow Card) 82'
ORL - Jonathan Rosales (Yellow Card) 88'
Orlando City B - GK Austin Aviza; D Jonathan Rosales, Juan Pablo Monticelli © (Daniel Rosario 76'), Owen Guske, Thomas Williams; M Austin Amer, Jose Quintero, Adam Ozeri (Mason Lamb 84'); F Aleksandar Gluvacevic, Wilfredo Rivera, Kenji Tanaka (Teddy Ndje 66')
Unused Substitutes: GK Russell Robles
FC Tucson - GK Carlos Merancio Valdez; D Samuel Biek, Jordan Pena, Esteban Calvo (Joshua Coan 23'), Niall Logue ©; M Erik Virgen, Charlie Dennis (Ramone Howell 85'), Elivelton Oliveira (Manuel Ferriol 72') ; F Giovanni Godoy, Azaad Liadi (Shak Adams 85') Roberto Alarcon,
Unused Substitutes: GK Amahl Knight; D Charles Booth, Jordan Hill
Details of the Game:
Time: 10:30 p.m. ET
Date: October 17, 2020
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