Revolution II

POSTGAME NOTES: Revolution II Defeat Inter Miami CF II, 3-1

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HOOKSETT, N.H. (April 28, 2024) – New England Revolution II (2-3-1; 8 pts.) defeated Inter Miami CF II (3-2-1; 10 pts.), 3-1, on Sunday afternoon in their first of eight home matches this season at Southern New Hampshire University’s Mark A. Ouellette Stadium. Midfielder Patrick Leal scored his first career goal in MLS NEXT Pro while Academy products Gevork Diarbian and Jack Panayotou also found the back of the net in the Matchweek 7 victory. Goalkeeper JD Gunn earned his second consecutive start of the season, recording a career-high six saves.

Revolution II started on the front foot with Leal tallying his first career goal with Revolution II in the 20th minute. The Newton, Mass. native capitalized off a pass inside the box from forward Alex Monis, who distributed his second assist in as many matches. In the 30th minute, Diarbian got on the board, sending a header into the back of the net for his second goal of the season, converting off a flick from Marcos Dias. The Brazilian forward later found Homegrown midfielder Jack Panayotou, who took Dias’ pass up the middle of the field and struck a left-footed shot into the back of the net for his third goal of the season and New England’s third goal of the match. Dias now leads New England with three assists so far this season.

Miami got on the board in the 54th minute with a tally from Yannick Bright to cut its deficit to two. In the 79th minute, New England defender Victor Souza was issued a red card. Down a man, Gunn and New England held on defensively to keep the score at 3-1 for the final 11 minutes of the match.

A total of five Revolution Academy products saw action in today’s victory with Diarbian, Panayotou, and Eric Klein all earning starts while Damario McIntosh and Alex Parvu subbed in during the second half. Andrej Bjelajac, Luka Borovic, and Joshua Bolma all saw minutes in today’s win as well, coming off the bench as second half substitutes.

Revolution II return to action next Saturday, May 4, hosting Chicago Fire FC II at Gillette Stadium. The 1 p.m. ET kickoff streams live on, with James Hadnot on the call.

New England Revolution II 3, Inter Miami CF II 1
April 28, 2024 – Mark A. Ouellette Stadium (Hooksett, N.H.)

  • Revolution II registered their first win at Mark A. Ouellette Stadium and second win of the season on Sunday. The club will play seven more home games at the New Hampshire pitch in 2024.
  • New England earned its seventh win against Inter Miami CF II, dating back to the 2020 USL League One season. Revolution II is now 7-2-0 against Miami.
  • Midfielder Patrick Leal opened the scoring in the match with his first career goal for Revolution II in the 20th minute.
  • Homegrown midfielder Jack Panayotou tallied his third goal of the season and now leads New England’s second team in goals in the 2023-24 MLS NEXT Pro campaign.
  • Midfielder Gevork Diarbian recorded his second goal of the season in the 30th minute of the match.
  • Goalkeeper JD Gunn recorded a single-game career-high of six saves in his second consecutive start this afternoon.
  • Academy products Diarbian, Panayotou, and Eric Klein all recorded a start at today’s game while Alex Parvu and Damario McIntosh entered the match as second-half substitutes.

Melinda Sopka
Assistant Referees: Alexandru Focea, Patrick Slane
Fourth Official: Stephanie MacFarland
Weather: 73 and sunny

Scoring Summary:
NE – Patrick Leal 1 (Alex Monis 2) 20’
NE – Gevork Diarbian 2 (Marcos Dias 2) 30’
NE – Jack Panayotou 3 (Marcos Dias 3) 44’
MIA – Yannick Bright (Santiago Morales) 54’

Misconduct Summary:
MIA – Alejandro Flores De La Paz (Yellow Card) 41’
NE – Tiago Suarez (Yellow Card) 74’
NE – Victor Souza (Red Card) 79’
NE – Maciel (Yellow Card) 87’
NE – Andrej Bjelajac (Yellow Card) 90’+5
MIA – Israel Boatwright (Yellow Card) 90’+5

New England Revolution II: JD Gunn; Hesron Barry, Tiago Suarez, Victor Souza, Eric Klein; Maciel, Patrick Leal (Luka Borovic 58’); Gevork Diarbian (Joshua Bolma 58’), Jack Panayotou (Alex Parvu 81’), Alex Monis (Damario McIntosh 75’); Marcos Dias (Andrej Bjelajac 75’).

Substitutes Not Used: Brandonn Bueno, Cristiano Oliveira, Colby Quiñones, Max Weinstein.

Inter Miami II: Cole Jensen; Noah Allen, Ryan Sailor, Tyler Hall, Nykolas Sessock (Cohen Yuval 75’); Lawson Sunderland (Jose Casas de Abadal 66’), Yannick Bright, Santiago Morales (Idoh Zeltzer-Zubida 66’); Bryan Destin (Israel Boatwright 75’), Ryan Carmichael, Alejandro Flores De La Paz (Cristian Ortiz 58’).

Substitutes Not Used: Israel Boatwright, Cesar Abadia-Reda, Owen Finnerty, Ricardo Montenegro, Tye Barton.

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