Santa Clarita, Calif. – The Marymount California University Men's Soccer Team faced The Master's University Mustangs on Wednesday afternoon in a tight battle that resulted in a 2-2 tie in double overtime.
The Mariners struck first when David Padovan (SR/Hagen, Germany) found the back of the net on a header assisted by Enrique Amador (SR/Barcelona, Spain) and Barak Moshe (SO/Jeruselam, Israel) in the 23rd minute of the match. Not only was this the first goal of the game, but it was also Padovan's first goal of the season.
The Mustangs retaliated with a goal of their own that was generated in a similar fashion off a header at the 28:50 minute mark. MCU had multiple chances to take the advantage, but the score would remain tied at 1-1 going into half-time.
TMU came out of the gates quickly when a corner kick led to their second goal of the match in the 46th minute. Both teams would exchange scoring opportunities until a foul on the Mustangs resulted in a penalty kick that MCU's Josep Morego (SR/Barcelona, Spain) capitalized on for the equalizer at the 67:11 minute mark.
The time in regulation ticked down with a tied score of 2-2. Both teams had chances to take the lead and end the game in overtime, but the defenses held strong and the end result would remain a 2-2 tie.
The Mariners will be back on their home field on Saturday, September 9th at 8:00am at El Camino College for their matchup against Southern Oregon University. To view the full schedule, please click here
|Marymount California (1-2-1)||1||1||0||0||2|
|The Master's (5-1-1)||1||1||0||0||2|
|Santa Clarita, CA|
|1||23:02||PADOVAN, David (Marymount California)|
|1||28:50||MANGAN, Trevor (The Master's)|
|2||46:01||ANJOS, Leonardo (The Master's)|
|2||67:11||MOREGO, Josep (Marymount California)|
|Marymount California||Indv. Leaders||The Master's|
|2 Players (#10,#22) - 1||Goals||2 Players (#10,#25) - 1|
|2 Players (#9,#23) - 1||Assists||4 Players - 1|
|#10 MOREGO, Josep - 10||Shots||#6 TEMBO, Benjamin - 4|
|#28 GARCIA, Ramon - 8||Saves||#95 PHILLIPS, Casey - 8|
|Marymount California||Team Statistics||The Master's|
|22 (10)||Shots (on goal)||20 (10)|