Revolution II

POSTGAME NOTES: Revolution II fall at New York City FC II, 6-2

4_14_24 Luka Borovic Revs II

QUEENS, N.Y. (April 14, 2024) – New England Revolution II (1-3-0; 3 pts.) fell to New York City FC II (1-2-1; 5 pts.), 6-2, on Sunday night at Belson Stadium. Revolution Academy product Gevork Diarbian recorded his first goal-and-assist performance in his first start for Revolution II. Homegrown midfielder Jack Panayotou contributed to the scoring with his second tally of the season.

New England found the scoresheet early with Panayotou netting a left-footed shot in the eighth minute. The Cambridge, Mass. native capitalized off a cross into the box from Diarbian, who logged his first assist of the season on the play. New York City FC II leveled the match three minutes later, then took the lead in the 16th minute with two goals from Jonathan Jimenez. In the 32nd minute, New York City tallied a third goal to put the hosts ahead 3-1 at halftime.

Diarbian cut into the deficit with his first professional goal for Revolution II in the 67th minute. Marcos Dias provided the helper, and now leads New England with two assists in his 2024 MLS NEXT Pro campaign. New York City put the game out of reach with three unanswered goals over the final minutes of the contest to close out its 6-2 win.

Revolution II concludes their three-game road swing on Friday, April 19 when they visit Toronto FC II. The 7 p.m. ET kickoff at Yorks Lion Stadium streams live on, with Jack Edwards calling the action.

New England Revolution II 2, New York City FC II 6
April 14, 2024 – Belson Stadium (Queens, N.Y.)

  • Homegrown midfielder Jack Panayotou tallied his second goal in as many appearances with Revolution II this season in the eighth minute of the match.
  • Gevork Diarbian recorded his first goal-and-assist performance of 2024, tallying an assist on Panayotou’s strike and netting his first goal of the season in the 67th minute.
  • Diarbian led his team with three shots, two on target in the match.
  • Colby Quiñones marked his 50th career appearance with Revolution II with a 45-minute performance.
  • Jacob Jackson recorded four saves in his first start of 2024.
  • Steban Lopera entered in the 76th minute to mark his first appearance of the season.
  • Damario McIntosh played the full 90 minutes for the fourth consecutive match and stands as the only Revolution II player to log all 360 minutes of the 2024 season.

Referee: Izlen Peksenar
Assistant Referees: Robert Cordrey, Sharon Gingrich
Fourth Official: Hao Zhong
Weather: 65 degrees and clear

Scoring Summary:
NE – Jack Panayotou 2 (Gevork Diarbian 1) 8’
NYC – Jonathan Jimenez (Taylor Calheira) 11’
NYC – Jonathan Jimenez (Maximo Carrizo) 16’
NYC – Maximo Carrizo (Ronald Arevalo) 33’
NE – Gevork Diarbian 1 (Marcos Dias 2) 67’
NYC – Taylor Calheira (Ronald Arevalo) 72’
NYC – Jonathan Shore (Taylor Calheira) 79’
NYC – Ronald Arevalo (PK) 86’

Misconduct Summary:
NE – Malcolm Fry (Yellow Card) 22’
NE – Olger Escobar (Yellow Card) 34’
NE – Victor Souza (Yellow Card) 51’
NYC – Jonathan Jimenez (Yellow Card) 66’
NE – Tiago Suarez (Yellow Card) 69’
NE – Joshua Bolma (Yellow Card) 71’
NYC – Matthew Leong (Yellow Card) 73’
NE – Jacob Jackson (Yellow Card) 86’
NE – Maciel (Yellow Card) 90’+2

New England Revolution II: Jacob Jackson; Colby Quiñones (Maciel 46’), Victor Souza, Tiago Suarez, Damario McIntosh; Luka Borovic (Patrick Leal 61’), Joshua Bolma (Steban Lopera 76’); Malcolm Fry (Marcos Dais 46’), Jack Panayotou, Olger Escobar (Alex Monis 61’); Gevork Diarbian.

Substitutes Not Used: Andrej Bjelajac, Eric Klein, JD Gunn, Max Weinstein. 

New York City FC II: Alex Rando; Christian McFarlane (Christopher Tianlong-Tiao 61’), Matthew Leong, Rio Hope Gund (Alexander Hauschild, 70’), Andrew Baiera; Jacob Arroyave (Stevo Bednarsky 70’), Taylor Calheira, Jake Rozhansky; Ronald Arevalo, Jonathan Jimenez (Adam Basse 89’), Maximo Carrizo (Jonathan Shore 61’).

Substitutes Not Used: Will Meyer, Kofi Hope-Gund, Klevis Haxhari.

4_14_24 Final stats Revs II at NYCFC II