Boys in Blue extend unbeaten streak to five matches
INDIANAPOLIS (Saturday, August 26, 2023) – After trailing early, Indy Eleven battled back for a 2-1 victory at home against Loudoun United FC.
This win moves the Eleven to 10-9-8 extending their unbeaten streak to five games. Meanwhile, Loudoun’s record changes to 7-18-3.
Starting quickly, Loudoun’s Tommy Williamson found the back of the net scoring in the match’s opening minute. Indy Eleven looked to answer back possessing most of the ball which created chances in their attacking third.
Additionally, the two teams collected three yellow cards in the first half of play. As the halftime whistle blew, the Boys in Blue entered halftime trailing 1-0 while having 52.2% possession, four shots, and six corners.
Kicking off the second half, the Eleven fired back after an Aodhan Quinn penalty kick was slotted home to equalize the game at 1-1 in the 73rd minute. As a result of this penalty, Quinn adds to his USL career league lead with a 25th penalty kick goal.
Not long later in the 81st minute, Solomon Asante assisted Sebastian Guenzatti who scored to give Indy Eleven the winner at 2-1. This goal moved Guenzatti to sole possession of eighth in career goals rankings for the USL Championship. Asante’s assist gives him 53 across his career.
As the final whistle sounded, the Eleven led possession with 53.6% and had the shot advantage with 13 to Loudoun’s six.
Next, Indy Eleven will host The Miami FC for a 7:00 p.m. ET kickoff on Saturday, September 2. Single-game tickets for all home games at IUPUI Carroll Stadium specially-priced group tickets and an increased portfolio of hospitality options are available for purchase now via indyeleven.com/tickets or by calling 317-685-1100 during regular business hours (Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.).
USL Championship Regular Season
Indy Eleven 2:1 Loudoun United FC
Saturday, August 26, 2023
Carroll Stadium, Indianapolis
2023 USL Championship Records
Indy Eleven: 10W-9L-8D (5), 38 pts
Loudoun United FC: 7W-18L-3D (-17) 24 pts
LDN – Tommy Williamson (Cole Turner) 1’
IND – Aodhan Quinn (penalty) 73’
IND – Sebastian Guenzatti (Solomon Asante) 81’
IND – Jake Blake (caution) 22’
IND – Solomon Asante (caution) 42’
LDN – Houssou Landry (caution) 45’
IND – Stefano Pinho (caution) 90+4’
Indy Eleven line-up (4-4-2): Tim Trilk, Younes Boudadi, Adrian Diz Pe, Mechack Jerome, Ben Reveno (Robby Dambrot 45’), Jack Blake (Sebastian Guenzatti 45’), Aodhan Quinn, Cam Lindley, Solomon Asante (Bryam Rebellon 86’), Sebastian Velasquez (Roberto Molina 68’), Douglas Martinez (Stefano Pinho 69’)
Indy Subs: Cayden Crawford, Jesus Vazquez
Loudoun United FC lineup: Dane Jacomen, Harvey Neville (Jace Clark 66’), Bryce Washington, Yanis Leerman, Aidan Rocha, Abdoul Koanda (Issac Espinal 87’), Kalil ElMedkhar, Cole Turner, Houssou Landry, Tommy Williamson (Graham Jones 86’), Jeremy Garay (Juan Ramirez 73’)
Loudoun Subs: Hugo Fauroux, Daniel Chica, Brian Chavez