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Full Time: Crown Legacy FC 2-1 New England Revolution II


CLFC wins its first home match of the season with 10 men

What you missed: Crown Legacy FC wins its first match 2-1 at home this season with both sides playing with 10 men for much of the match. Midfielder Aron John opened up the scoring once again for his second match in a row with a goal. Charlotte FC Homegrown Jack Neeley assisted forward Jonathan Nyandjo for his second goal of the season. New England Revolution II was the first to lose a man, receiving a straight red in the first half while midfielder Philip Mayaka was shown a second yellow early in the second half to have both sides finish the match with 10 men.

Key Takeaways:

  • Goalkeeper Chituru Odunze saved a penalty in the later stages of the match to help secure the three points
  • Charlotte FC Academy product Aron John continues his hot streak with his second consecutive match with a goal, his fifth goal contribution in as many matches
  • In his return to the starting lineup, Homegrown Jack Neeley performed on both ends of the pitch, earning an assist and contributing to the shutout
  • CLTFC Academy product Sebastian Bourget made his professional debut as well

What's Next: Crown Legacy FC will return home on Wednesday, May 15th at 7:30 p.m. ET to take on MLS NEXT Pro newcomers Chattanooga FC. To make a greater impact for our Legacy Donation of the Month, The Relatives, Crown Legacy FC will be hosting a clothes drive at its home matches for this match. Fans who donate two or more articles of clothing will receive a discounted ticket to a CLFC home match in May. One discounted ticket per fan who donates. Tickets can be purchased for the upcoming home match here.

Match #: 8

Location: Mecklenburg County Sportsplex, Matthews, NC

Date: May 8, 2024

Stats: click here

Media Assets: Jose Tavares, Aron John, Jonathan Nyandjo, click here

Box Score: Crown Legacy FC (2-3-3, 11 Points, 9th in East); New England Revolution II (3-4-2, 12 points, 8th in East)

Crown Legacy FC Starting XI:
Odunze (GK); Rodrigues (Sangoquiza), Neeley (Parrish), Ouedraogo, Forbes; Mayaka, Duke (Mirkovic), John; Romero, Sing (Nyandjo), Berchimas (Bourget)

New England Revolution II Starting XI:
Gunn, McIntosh, Souza, Tiago, Barry, Maciel, Leal, Borovic, Manis, Dias, Diarbian