ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Friday, September 15, 2023) – Indy Eleven fell 3-2 at New Mexico United on Friday evening. Indy falls to 11-10-8, while New Mexico improves to 10-13-6.
A 10th-minute corner put the Boys in Blue ahead when Cam Lindley found Sebastian Guenzatti for his team-leading 10th goal of the season. The strike moved him to 69 total in USL Championship action, tied for seventh all-time. The assist was Lindley’s third of 2023.
Before the break, New Mexico was able to equalize as Sergio Rivas found the back of the net to make it a 1-1 game via a Nicky Hernandez assist. Hernandez went on to tally his own goal in the 64’ minute. The match winner came from a penalty kick in the 86’ minute when Justin Portillo put New Mexico up 3-1.
Jesus Vazquez grabbed one back for Indy in stoppage time, his first of the season. However, the comeback was not enough.
Next, Indy Eleven will travel to Phoenix Rising FC for a 10:30 p.m. ET kickoff on Wednesday. The next home game for Indy Eleven is Sunday, September 24 against Rio Grande Valley Toros FC. 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
New Mexico United 3:1 Indy Eleven
Friday, September 15, 2023 – 9:00 p.m. ET
Isotopes Park – Albuquerque, New Mexico
2023 USL Championship Records
New Mexico United: 10W-13L-6D (-3), 36 pts
Indy Eleven: 11W-10L-8D (5), 41 pts
IND – Sebastian Guenzatti (Cam Lindley) 10′
NM – Sergio Rivas (Nicky Hernandez) 44′
NM – Nicky Hernandez (Zico Bailey) 64′
NM – Justin Portillo (penalty) 86′
IND – Jesus Vazquez 90+4′
NM – Kaylen Ryden (caution) 25′
NM – Justin Portillo (caution) 27′
IND – Jack Blake (caution) 39′
IND – Time Trilk (caution) 84′
IND – Jesus Vazquez (caution) 84′
Indy Eleven line-up (4-4-2): Tim Trilk, Robby Dambrot (Roberto Molina 81’), Adrian Diz Pe, Mechack Jerome, Bryam Rebellon, Jack Blake (Harrison Robledo 81’), Sebastian Velasquez, Cam Lindley, Solomon Asante, Stefano Pinho (Jesus Vazquez 70’), Sebastian Guenzatti (captain)
Indy Subs: Cayden Crawford, Ben Reveno
New Mexico United line-up: Andrew Thomas, Kalen Ryden, Will Seymore, Sam Hamilton, Josh Suggs, Amando Moreno (Daniel Bruce 83’), Justin Portillo, Nicky Hernandez (Jacobo Reyes 68’), Zico Bailey, Shanyder Borgelin (Greg Hurst 83’), Sergio Rivas
New Mexico Subs: Kyle Colonna, Santi Moar, Ford Parker, Austin Yearwood