TEXAS UNITED HOSTED BV CAVALRY FC IN FINAL HOME GAME OF SEASON
July 11, 2018 5:14 pm | by Danielle Bassetti
RECAP: TEXAS UNITED HOSTED BV CAVALRY FC IN FINAL HOME GAME OF SEASON
Grand Prairie, TX – On Tuesday, Texas United played in their final home game of the regular season in AirHogs Stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas. Despite a valiant effort by the home team, the visitors were able to grab the full three points on the road in a 3-0 win over Texas United.
As in the previous match against OKC Energy FC U23, the scoring started off quickly for the visiting team. When midfielder Paul Gorish conceded a penalty kick in the 4th minute, BV Cavalry FC player Marcelo Palomino hit the top left corner to give the visitors the early lead.
With Texas United struggling to maintain possession and link together passes in the opposition’s half, BV Cavalry FC struck again in the 24th minute. This time, Mason Schuster was able to slot home a ball that made its way through the box into the bottom left hand corner past Texas United goalkeeper Nick Malvezzi.
After falling down to 0-2 against the visitors, Texas United picked up the pace and started creating chances and possessing the ball better as the halftime whistle neared. Despite the improvement, the halftime whistle blew and Texas United continued to trail 0-2 at halftime.
The scoring continued just after the second half got underway. In the 50th minute, Thomas Menke for BV Cavalry FC found space at the top of the penalty area and curled a right footed shot past Malvezzi into the bottom right hand corner of the goal to extend the visitor’s lead to 3-0.
In response to the goal, Texas United initiated a flurry of substitutions in hopes beginning a comeback. While Texas United came closer and closer to finding their first goal of the match, the 0-3 result held until the final whistle blew.
Texas United face BV Cavalry again on Friday, July 13th in the final match of the season on the road in their home stadium. The team will look to end the season on a positive note with a win against the division leaders. Texas United would like to thank the fans who continually supported the team at home throughout the season.