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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution II (11-11-4, 37 pts.) fell on Saturday night at Greenville Triumph SC (11-7-8, 41 pts.), 1-0. Revolution II goalkeeper Joe Rice set a new career high with nine saves on the night. Allen Gavilanes scored the lone goal of the match for Greenville off a free kick.

Revolution II controlled possession for the majority of the contest, but only managed to record two shots for the night. Edward Kizza had New England’s lone shot on target, firing from the top of the box into the hands of Greenville goalkeeper Paul Christensen.

Joe Rice recorded nine saves on the night, a season high, including five stops in the second half. New England was reduced to 10 men late in the contest when Collin Verfurth was shown his second yellow card of the night.

Five Revolution Academy products appeared in Saturday’s match for Revs II, with Justin Rennicks, Damian Rivera, and Noel Buck all starting. Colby Quiñones and Meny Silva coming off the bench.

New England has two matches remaining in the USL League One regular season. Revolution II will head back on the road next Saturday night, visiting playoff contender North Texas SC. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

POSTGAME NOTES
New England Revolution II 1, Greenville Triumph SC 0

October 16, 2021 – Triumph Stadium at Legacy Early College (Greenville, S.C.)

  • New England Revolution II fell on Saturday night at Greenville Triumph SC, 1-0, dropping their record to 11-11-4 (37 points) on the season and moving the team into fifth place in the League One table.
  • Forward Edward Kizza recorded one shot on target and had two clearances and two recoveries defensively.
  • Defender Colby Quiñones played 33 minutes off the bench, registering one shot while adding two clearances and three recoveries.
  • Defender Pierre Cayet came off injured after 57 minutes, but managed to record team highs in clearances (4) and interceptions (3).
  • Defender Sean O’Hearn won all seven of his duels, including three aerials. He added six recoveries, three clearances, three tackles, and a pair of blocked shots.
  • Forward Justin Rennicks had one key pass and a team-high seven recoveries.
  • Midfielder Jake Rozhansky completed a team-high 62 of his 64 passes (96.9%) on the night as he continues to complete passes at over 92 percent accuracy on the season.
  • Revolution II Head Coach Clint Peay made one change to the Starting XI from New England’s last match on Oct. 12 vs. Forward Madison FC, with Noel Buck starting in place of Meny Silva.

GAME CAPSULE

Referee: J.C. Griggs.
Assistant Referees: Jordan Davis (AR1); Joe Suchoski (AR2).
Fourth Official: Derek Guerrier.
Weather: 63 degrees and clear.

Scoring Summary:
GVL – Allen Gavilanes (Unassisted) 57’

Misconduct Summary:
NE – Edward Kizza (Yellow Card – Bad Foul) 54’
NE – Collin Verfurth (Yellow Card – Bad Foul) 65’
GVL – Max Hemmings (Yellow Card – Bad Foul) 82’
NE – Collin Verfurth (Red Card – Second Yellow Card) 84’
NE – Maciel (Yellow Card – Bad Foul) 88’

New England Revolution II: Joe Rice; Ryan Spaulding, Collin Verfurth, Pierre Cayet (Colby Quiñones 57’), Sean O’Hearn; Maciel, Jake Rozhansky ©, Noel Buck (Meny Silva 82’); Damian Rivera, Justin Rennicks, Edward Kizza.

Substitutes Not Used: Yannik Oettl, Tyler Freitas, François Dulysse, Hikaru Fujiwara, Esmir Bajraktarevic.

Greenville Triumph SC: Paul Christensen; Tyler Polak ©, Evan Lee, Brandon Fricke, Abdi Mohamed; Jesus Ibarra (Cesar Murillo 87’), Aaron Walker, Max Hemmings; Lachlan MacLean (Andrew Booth 66’), Allen Gavilanes (Don Smart 77’), Marios Lomis.

Substitutes Not Used: Dallas Jaye, Cole McLagan, Alex Morrell, Nico Brown.