Torrance, Calif. --- MCU's Men's Soccer Team defeated the Vanguard Lions on their home field on Monday afternoon by a score of 2-1.
The Mariners started the match off by pressuring the Vanguard defense, and creating multiple chances to take the first lead of the game. However, it would eventually be the Lions who would score first, with an unassisted goal by Ruben Arellano Jr. at the 13:57 minute mark.
The Lions' 1-0 lead lasted for five minutes, until the Mariners found the back of the net on a goal from Enrique Amador (SR/Barcelona, Spain), assisted by teammate Guillermo Chinchilla (SR/Barcelona, Spain) at the 18:40 mark.
Josep Morego (SR/Barcelona, Spain) wasted no time in putting his mark on the game with an unassisted goal less than one minute later, gaining the Mariners a 2-1 advantage going into half-time.
MCU had 8 shots in the second half to Vanguard's 5, but both defenses stopped any and all chances to increase the numbers on the scoreboard. The game ended in a 2-1 victory for MCU, which improves their record to 3-2-1 on the season. The Mariners will be back on their home field at El Camino College this Thursday, September 14th against Westmont College at 6:00pm. To view the full schedule, please click here.
|Palos Verdes, CA|
|1||13:57||Ruben Jr. ARELLANO (Vanguard (Calif.))|
|1||18:40||Enrique Amador (Marymount California)|
|1||19:31||Josep Morego (Marymount California)|
|Vanguard (Calif.)||Indv. Leaders||Marymount California|
|#17 Ruben Jr. ARELLANO - 1||Goals||2 Players (#10,#23) - 1|
|None||Assists||#6 Guillermo Chinchilla-Escribano - 1|
|2 Players (#9,#12) - 3||Shots||#23 Enrique Amador - 5|
|#00 Brandon GOMEZ - 8||Saves||#28 Ramon Garcia - 7|
|Vanguard (Calif.)||Team Statistics||Marymount California|
|13 (8)||Shots (on goal)||17 (10)|