Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Orlando wins title with 7-4 win before 20,886 fans
September 8th, 2013 1:37AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  usl

MOST COMMENTED

[USL PRO; Final]How important was it for Orlando City to get Dom Dwyer back from Sporting Kansas City for Saturday's USL PRO championship game? All the Englishman did was score four goals and assist on a fifth goal, and Orlando needed every one of them as it held off the Charlotte Eagles, 7-4, before a record 20,886 fans.

“To play in front of more than 20,000 tonight was amazing,” said Orlando City coach Adrian Heath. “It’s a little bit surreal because I’ve never been involved in a game like that in my life [scoring seven goals].“

Charlotte led 1-0 and 3-2 before a penalty kick completed Dwyer's hat trick in the 61st minute. His fourth goal in the 69th minute and the first of two Dennis Chin goals a minute later put the Lions ahead for good.

Dwyer, who finished the season with 19 goals in 14 games for Orlando City, will return to Sporting Kansas City for which he made his first start last week.

The attendance mark shattered the club’s former mark of 11,220 set in the 2011 USL PRO championship game.

Sept. 7 in Orlando, Fla.
Orlando City 7 Charlotte 4. Goals: Dwyer (Chin) 33, Dwyer (Ustruck) 42, Dwyer (pen.) 61, Dwyer (Pulis) 69, Chin  70, Mbengue (Dwyer) 85, Chin 90; Okai (Herrera) 20, Ramirez (Newnam) 43, Ramirez 85, Meza (Smith) 87.
Orlando City --Gallardo, Ustruck, Boden, Valentino, Boufleur, Pulis, Mbengue, Duke (Braun 69), O’Connor, Dwyer (Alexandre 90), Chin.
Charlotte -- Reed, Okiomah, Gold (Asante 80), Newnam, Courtney (Harding 46), Yates, Okai (Smith 79), Guzman, Herrera, Thornton (Villasenor 46), Ramirez (Meza 86)
Att.:20,886.


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. Abroad: Americans battle for top spot in Mexico    
NWSL: Hope Solo granted 'personal leave'    
The Hope Solo saga took another turn on Saturday as her NWSL team, Seattle Reign FC, ...
MLS Week 25: Results & Standings    
Montreal ended Toronto FC's seven-game unbeaten streak (six wins and a tie) when Ignacio Piatti's goal ...
Video Pick: Wood strikes in Bundesliga debut    
It took 23-year-old American Bobby Wood, who scored 17 second division goals for Union Berlin last ...
U.S. Abroad: Johansson returns in crushing Bremen defeat    
Aron Johannsson returned to action in the Bundesliga for the first time in 11 months, starting ...
USA names roster for U-17 Women's World Cup    
Coach B.J. Snow has named the USA's 21-player roster for the 2016 U-17 Women's World Cup ...
MLS Countdown: Vanney gives TFC reminder    
Toronto FC waited through many seasons and head coaches before finally reaching the playoffs last year. ...
Bundesliga 2016-17: Half the teams have a U.S. player    
From age 17 to 28, from newly promoted RB Leipzig to four-time defending champion Bayern Munich, ...
WCQ Callups: USA battles injuries and suspensions    
The roster for the U.S. national team's World Cup 2018 qualifiers against St. Vincent & the ...
NWSL: Olympians back in fold, mostly    
Off for 26 days because of the Olympics -- except for one make-up game -- the ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives