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Victory loses USL home opener before sparse Kezar crowd
May 14th, 2007 6:45AM

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The USL-1 expansion California Victory fell in its home opener, dropping a 3-1 decision to the Rochester Rhinos on Saturday before an announced crowd of 1,017 at Kezar Stadium.

Liberian Johnny Menyongar had one goal and one assist for the Rhinos, whose coach, Laurie Calloway, returned to the Bay Area, where he played and coached for many years. The Victory had Chris Schwarze ejected in the 75th minute.

On Sunday, the Portland Timbers beat the Rhinos for the first time ever with a 2-0 victory goals by former MLS players Andrew Gregor and Leonard Griffin. The win was the first for Portland over Rochester in seven games.
 
GAME RESULTS:
USL First Division
May 11
Puerto Rico 1 (Zapata 76) Montreal 1 (Moojen 45).
Portland 2 (Jordan 78, Gregor pen. 87) Seattle 2 (Le Toux 8, Levesque 77).
May 12
Charleston 2 (Armstrong 29, Alvarez 85) Miami 0.
Atlanta 1 (Moore 43) Carolina 2 (Low 9, Dombrowski 29).
California 1 (McClung 73) Rochester 3 (Menyongar 5, Palguta 21, Martinez 79).
Seattle 1 (Alcarez-Cuellar pen. 27) Vancouver 3 (Sebrango 37, Testo 50, Donatelli 87).
May 13
Portland 2 (Gregor 24, Griffin 32) Rochester 0.
 
USL Second Division
May 9
Bermuda 1 (Holder 47) Cincinnati 1 (McCloskey 4).
May 11
New Hampshire 0 Harrisburg 0.
Charlotte 2 (Swinehart 13, Spencer 86) Wilmington 0.
May 12
Baltimore 0 Richmond 1 (Alexander 90).
Cincinnati 1 (Sarkodie 42) Cleveland 2 (Codrington 69, 72).
Western Mass 2 (Molinari 25, Wilson 78) Harrisburg 0.



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