Revolution II

POSTGAME NOTES: 10-man Revolution II fall to FC Cincinnati 2, 2-1

4_10_24 Maciel Revolution II at FC Cincinnati 2

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 10, 2024) – New England Revolution II (1-2-0; 3 pts.) fell to FC Cincinnati 2 (1-2-1; 4 pts.), 2-1, on Wednesday night at NKU Soccer Stadium. Marcos Dias tallied his first goal of the season in the match while Colby Quiñones marked his 80th career appearance with New England after entering as a second half substitute.

For the second match in a row, New England found the scoresheet in the third minute. Following a cross from Patrick Leal, Dias was able to head home a bouncing rebound off an effort from Academy defender Damario McIntosh for his first goal of the season. Dias’ first half tally marked the Brazilian’s 16th career goal with Revolution II, placing him one goal shy of tying the all-time team lead.

Cincinnati equalized in the 19th minute and later took the lead in the 39th minute with two goals from Amir Daley. New England defender Hesron Barry was issued a red card in the 35th minute. Down a man, New England held on defensively to keep the score at 2-1 throughout the second half. Goalkeeper Max Weinstein made five saves in Wednesday’s contest, tying his season high. Offensively, Revolution II had their chances to equalize in the second half, and finished the night with five shots on goal.

Revolution II remains on the road to visit New York City FC II on Sunday, April 14. The 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff at Belson Stadium in Jamaica, N.Y. streams live on, with Sean Saint Jacques calling the action.

New England Revolution II 1, FC Cincinnati 2 2
April 10, 2024 – NKU Soccer Stadium (Highland Heights, Ky.)

  • Marcos Dias tallied his first goal of the season in the third minute of the match. Dias is now one goal shy of tying the all-time team scoring record (17).
  • Dias and Joshua Bolma led the team with two shots, including one on target each.
  • Max Weinstein recorded five saves, tying his season high. The Academy product now owns 12 saves through three consecutive starts this season.
  • Damario McIntosh earned his third straight MLS NEXT Pro start, logging the full 90 minutes and finishing with a team high two key passes. 
  • Colby Quiñones entered the match in the 46th minute to mark his 80th career appearance with Revolution II, the most in team history.
  • Homegrown players Malcolm Fry and Tiago Suarez both started Wednesday’s match.

Referee: Eric Tattersall
Assistant Referees: Jackson Krauser, Eric Burton
Fourth Official: Kevin Fikar
Weather: 64 degrees and rain

Scoring Summary:
NE – Marcos Dias 1 (Unassisted) 3’
CIN – Amir Daley (Peter Mangione) 19’
CIN – Amir Daley (Benjamin Stitz) 39’

Misconduct Summary:
CIN – Gael Gibert (Yellow Card) 31’
CIN – Amir Daley (Yellow Card) 34’
NE – Hesron Barry (Red Card) 35’
CIN – Stiven Jimenez (Yellow Card) 45’
NE – Andrej Bjelajac (Yellow Card) 45’+4
NE – Tiago Suarez (Yellow Card) 59’
NE – Gevork Diarbian (Yellow Card) 62’
NE – Alex Monis (Yellow Card) 90’+2

New England Revolution II: Max Weinstein; Hesron Barry, Victor Souza, Tiago Suarez; Patrick Leal (Joshua Bolma 46’), Maciel; Malcolm Fry (Alex Monis 77’), Cristiano Oliveira (Colby Quiñones 46’), Marcos Dias (Luka Borovic 46’), Damario McIntosh; Andrej Bjelajac (Gevork Diarbian 46’).

Substitutes Not Used: JD Gunn, Olger Escobar, Eric Klein, Steban Lopera.

FC Cincinnati 2: Hunter Morse; Isaiah Foster, Brian Schaefer, Gael Gibert; Bret Halsey (Connor Stout 46’, Moises Tablante 71’), Stiven Jimenez (Alejandro Guido 79’), Peter Mangione (Yeiner Valoyes 88’), Nico Benalcazar (Yair Ramos-Perez 46’), Amir Daley; Jesus Castellano, Benjamin Stitz.

Substitutes Not Used: Juan Machado, Illia Tykrus, Kayne Rizvanovich, Lincoln Matuskiewicz.

4_10_24 Final stats at FC Cincinnati 2