Once again the heat proved to be a major factor in tonight’s Seacoast United match as the Phantoms faced off against their sister club the Seacoast United Mariners on July 5th. The Phantoms had the early advantage with consistent pressure in the Mariners defensive end. However, with ten minutes left to play in the first the Mariners had a quick breakaway and took the early lead with a quality goal.
The Mariners continued their lead into the second half, scoring for a second time. But the Phantoms dug deep responding quickly with two goals to tie up the match. A red card for the Mariners gave the Phantoms momentum and secured two more goals before the end of the second half. The Seacoast United Phantoms secured a 4-2 win at home tonight after a hard-fought battle against the Seacoast United Mariners.