The Super 20 of our Houston Dutch Lions FC traveled to Brownsville to play their second game in the league.
The Lions started out tremendous in the first 10 minutes. Roberto Velazquez had a great shot and almost went into the goal in the 2nd minute of the game. The great start didn’t last long due to some mistakes in our defense. In the 20th minute of the game, Brownsville crossed a ball from the right side that went underneath goalie Dillan and bounced off Mitchell in goal. 1-0 Brownsville.
After the first goal the Lions continued to play and to possess the ball. Some great chances were created but the Lions weren’t able to finish properly. Brownsville was aiming for the counter, and in the 45th minute of the game right before half time they came through the right side again. Some personal mistakes in the back led to 1 vs 1 with our goalie and Brownsville scored again. 2-0 Brownsville.
In the second half, the Lions kept fighting and maintained ball possession from the beginning. Great chances were created. In the 60th minute another goal for Brownsville in another counter attack. 3-0 Brownsville.
In the 75th minute the Lions finally found the back of the net. Jose Hernandez send Roberto Velazquez and he managed to place the ball behind the goalie: 3-1! The Lions had hope again and a minute later they got a penalty kick! Captain Mitchell Ostrowski placed the ball firmly into the net: 3-2! Brownsville was getting nervous and the Lions were getting closer and closer for the well-deserved tie. Even though the Lions managed to create a lot of chances the final score remained 3-2 for Brownsville.
Today The Houston Dutch Lions FC Super 20’s will play Brownsville again for the rematch.
Red cards: –
Yellow Cards: 68 min Jose Hernandez, 77 min Mitchell Ostrowski
Goals + Assists: 75th min Roberto Velasquez, Assist Jose Hernandez. 76th Min Mitchell Ostrowski –> PK.