Goalkeeper Trey Muse Named Man of the Match
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Memphis 901 FC extends its win streak after defeating Las Vegas Light SC 1-0 at Cashman Field Saturday night. Trey Muse was named Man of the Match after making critical saves in the final minutes to secure the win.
Memphis and Las Vegas opened up the match exchanging possessions back and forth. The Lights moved into a dangerous position crossing into the box to Danny Musovski who took a shot that was saved by Muse and cleared out of the box.
Memphis took control at the end of the first half, Aaron Molloy took a shot from outside the box in first-half stoppage time looking to put the team ahead before going into the half.
Memphis took the energy from the end of the first into the second as Laurent Kissiedou sent a cross over to Patrick Seagrist who narrowly missed the back of the net in the 48th minute.
Memphis found the back of the net as Kissiedou played a through ball to Jeremy Kelly who took a touch before chipping the ball over the goalkeeper to score the only goal of the match.
Las Vegas began pressing more towards the Memphis goal, taking shots trying to even the score again, before a chance in the 59th minute that was saved by Muse.
Memphis made three substitutions in the last 15 minutes of the match to add fresh legs to the field, Chris Allan for Goodrum in the 75th min, Boyce for Kissiedou in the 85th min and Carroll for Kelly in the 89th minute.
The Lights fought with urgency in the final minutes of the match, holding possession of the ball in their attacking third. Muse made multiple saves as Las Vegas took deep shots from outside the box. In the 94th minute, the Lights made their final attempt to tie up the game with a shot from the top of the box leading to Muse’s final save of the night to secure the win for Memphis.
Memphis 901 FC is on the road Saturday, April 2 vs. Detroit City FC. 901 FC and returns to AutoZone Park on Wednesday, April 13 to take on FC Tulsa at 7 p.m.