Capital falls, 3-1, against Wooster Wednesday Night

Capital falls, 3-1, against Wooster Wednesday Night

COLUMBUS, Ohio– The Capital men's soccer team fell, 3-1, against Wooster Wednesday night at Bernlohr Stadium. With the loss, the Crusaders fall to 3-1-1 overall, while the Fighting Scots improve to 2-5-0. 

MATCH SUMMARY 

  • Both teams had several opportunities early in the match, but neither side could break through.
  • Wooster's Manny Burton scored in the 37th minute to give the Fighting Scots the 1-0 lead. 
  • Matt Scheper took two shots early in the second, looking to put the Crusaders on the board. 
  • In the 59th minute, Manny Burton had his second goal of the match, putting the Fighting Scots ahead by two. 
  • Not long after Burton's second goal, a foul was called on Wooster just outside the box. Greg Knox curled a right-footed free kick just inside the left post past Woosters goalkeeper Will Collis to give the Crusaders their first goal of the match. 
  • Late in the second, Wooster's Andreas Xenofontos scored their third of the night. 
  • In the 89th minute Trevor Collins took a penalty shot that was saved by Wooster's goalkeeper, in a last attempt to even up the score. 

MATCH NOTES 

  • Knox's goal was the second of his career and first of the season. 
  • Marais had six saves. 
  • This was the Crusaders first loss of the season.
  • Capital had a total of 14 shots and seven corner kicks. 

UP NEXT

Capital will host The College at Brockport on Sunday afternoon at Bernlohr Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m.