Reserves: Metros 3, Rapids 2
The Colorado Rapids Reserves dropped a 3-2 decision to the MetroStars in a game played at the Broomfield High School turf field on Sunday.
The first goal of the day came in the 36th minute, when MetroStars forward Abbe Ibrahim beat goalkeeper Michael Cardenas to his left post on a one-on-one breakaway.
The Rapids responded four minutes later, when forward Wolde Harris one-timed a through pass from Leo Cullen beating goalkeeper Michael Ueltschey.
A penalty kick whistle by the referee in the 44th minute set the stage for MetroStars midfielder Gilberto Flores to net his fist goal of the day. He beat Cardenas to his right post.
Rapids forward Eugene Sepuya evened the scoring in the 63rd minute, when he dribbled past two defenders at the top of the box before unleashing a powerful shot that beat substitute goalkeeper Jonny Walker to his right post.
The final goal of the day came in the 80th minute, when Ibrahim found himself again on a one-on-one situation before beating Cardenas to his right post.
Scoring Summary: None.
Rapids Reserves - Michael Cardenas, Dan Gargan, Amir Lowery, Guy Melamed, Ricky Lewis, Josh Elbaum, Kyle Beckerman, Leo Cullen (Marcus Sagastume 69'), Sasha Gotsmanov, Wolde Harris (Mark Chung 59'), Eugene Sepuya
SUBS NOT USED: none.
MetroStars Reserves - Michael Ueltschey (Jonny Walker 45'), Chris Corcoran, Seth Stammler, Jason Hernandez, Robens Jerome, Mark Pedreiras, Douglas Hare, Gilberto Flores (Ryan Rich 45'), Ramon Bailey, Jerrod Leventure, Abbe Ibrahim
SUBS NOT USED: None.
COL -- Dan Gargan 18' (yellow)
COL -- Guy Melamed 44' (yellow)
MET -- Abbe Ibrahim 82' (yellow)
MET -- Seth Stamler 89' (yellow)
Referee: NA; Referee's Assistants: NA; 4th Official: NA.
Attendance: NA; Weather: NA