Sporting AZ FC II fell at home Saturday night by a score of 3-1 to visiting FC Grande.
The home side found themselves in a hole in the first half, when Erick Armenta was sent off for a hand ball in his box, leading to a penalty for FC Grande, converted by Pablo Rodriguez for the 1-0 deficit.
Playing with 10 men the rest of the way, SAZII allowed a second goal in the 62nd, this time from Grande’s Ryan Hefley, but bounced right back with a goal from Jesus Felix in the 67th, making the score 2-1.
Foster Gbogbo sealed the result for the visitors with a goal in the 76th.
Sporting AZ FC II next faces Southwest FC on Sunday, June 24 at Highland High School.
Sporting AZ FC II: Javier Almonte, Erick Armenta, Glen Asare, Gerves Fagan, Kebba Jobe, Mo Kinteh, Danny Martinez, Heber Mena, Jacob Rush, Junior Sewell, Zach Taylor
Subs: Darragh Boyle, David Flores, Ben Gumoski, Isaac Soto, Cesar Tabares, Ivan Villarreal, Jesus Felix
Image by Christopher Viveros