Eagles Host Bantams on Thursday Night
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Charlotte Hosts SC United Bantams on Thursday Night
Charlotte, NC – The Charlotte Eagles (6-1-1, 19 pts) will host the SC United Bantams (3-3-2, 11 pts) on Thursday night at Charlotte Christian at 7 pm. The previous meeting between the two teams saw the Eagles come away with a 1-0 win at Irmo High School in Columbia, SC.
The Bantams come in to Thursday’s game following a 4-0 loss against South Georgia Tormenta FC on June 17th. Previous to that match the Bantams had earned five points (1-0-2) in their previous three games. Jordan Walshaw leads the team in scoring with five goals in six games played. The Bantams have used two keepers equally this season with Howard Jack taking over in net the previous four games after Ian McGrane started the season as the #1.
Charlotte comes in to Thursday’s game following a 1-0 win over Tobacco Road FC on Saturday, June 17th. Joao Costa scored in the 42nd minute and Humberto Pelaez recorded his first clean sheet in an Eagles uniform as well.
Thursday’s game will be the final match of the season series, with Charlotte leading the series 1-0 thanks Douglas Oliveira’s 49th minute goal on June 3rd win in Columbia.
Kelvin Omondi currently leads the Eagles in scoring with eight goals in eight games. Joao Costa is second with six goals and one assist while Ryan Williams leads the team in assists with four, along with three goals.
Kick off is set for 7 pm at Charlotte Christian, we’ll see you then!