FC Buffalo Defeats Fort Pitt Regiment 2-0

FC Buffalo won for the second time in three matches, bookending a 2-0 win over Fort Pitt Regiment with goals in each half on Saturday night at Robert Rich Sr. All-High Stadium.

The Blitzers got on the board early when Akean Shackleford (Indian Hills CC/Savannah La Mar, Jamaica) drew a penalty kick, and FCB captain Chris Walter (Hartwick College/Buffalo, N.Y.) got the FPR goalkeeper going the wrong way to make it 1-0.

That was the score at halftime, and FCB added some insurance when Jake Cooper (Robert Morris University/Whitby, Ontario) sent a gorgeous diagonal ball onto the path of Julien Dragomir (MSU Billings/Scottsdale, Arizona) for a headed finish.

Jeremy Figler (St Bonaventure/Grand Island, N.Y.) recorded the 25th clean sheet in FCB history in the win.

Next up is a road weekend in Rochester and Dayton, as the Blitzers face the Lancers on Friday before a Sunday visit to Ohio.

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