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Wave Dominates Rival Comets Saturday Night in Kansas City; Bennett and Bradley Both Score Hat Tricks

January 4, 2020 - Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) - Milwaukee Wave News Release

The 7-Time Champion Milwaukee Wave took care of business in Kansas City Saturday night defeating the rival Comets at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.

Final Score: Milwaukee Wave 8, Kansas City Comets 3

"It was touch and go there for a little bit," said Milwaukee Wave Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero "We played very well defensively. Offensively, it took us a little time to get going but we really turned it up in the second half."

Period Time Strength Team Scorer (Assists) Total

1st 06:01 PP Milwaukee Luan Oliveira (Max Ferdinand) 0 - 1 Wave

2nd 01:14 ES Kansas City Leo Gibson 1 - 1 Tie

2nd 02:05 ES Milwaukee Alex Bradley (Mario Alvarez) 1 - 2 Wave

3rd 01:20 PP Milwaukee Ian Bennett (Marcio Leite) 1 - 3 Wave

3rd 02:36 ES Kansas City Stefan Stokic (Robert Palmer) 2 - 3 Wave

4th 04:19 ES Milwaukee Alex Bradley (Marcio Leite) 2 - 4 Wave

4th 05:37 ES Milwaukee Alex Bradley (Hans Denissen) 2 - 5 Wave

4th 08:24 ES/6A Milwaukee Ian Bennett (Luan Oliveira) 2 - 6 Wave

4th 12:27 ES/6A Kansas City Leo Gibson 3 - 6 Wave

4th 14:21 ES/6A Milwaukee Ian Bennett (Angel Curiel) 3 - 7 Wave

4th 14:49 ES/6A Milwaukee Isaac Pereyra (Luan Oliveira) 3 - 8 Wave

Milwaukee Wave midfielder #8 Luan Oliveira extended his goal scoring streak on the season to five games in a row after putting the ball in the back of the net for the first goal of the game.

#8 Luan Oliveira Goal

Milwaukee Wave Forward #26 Ian Bennett and midfielder #14 Alex Bradley both scored hat tricks on the night as well.

"It really comes down to executing our opportunities and we did that well in the 4th quarter," added Oliviero. "To see Ian and Alex have some success tonight is great. We're in this pattern of someone different stepping up at the right time on any given night. We have some good depth on this team."

#14 Alex Bradley Goal

The Milwaukee Wave head back to Wisconsin and will prepare for the St. Louis Ambush on Saturday, January 12th at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Doors open at 12:07pm, kickoff at 1:07pm.

"St. Louis is going to get after it and I'm sure it will be another intense match up with all the former Wave players on that team," said Oliviero. "We know it's not going to be easy but we'll be ready."

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NEXT HOME GAME: Sunday, January 12th, 2020 - 1:07pm vs St. Louis Ambush.

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