After earning their first win on the season Wednesday, Kalamazoo FC had an opportunity to show off their recent offensive prowess on the pitch Sunday at home with Detroit City FC. The extremely hot temperatures couldn’t keep the goals coming for Kalamazoo, managing only one shot on net in a 1-0 loss to DCFC at Mayors Riverfront Park.
The lone goal came in the 18th minute, when Shawn Lawson scored his third goal of the year for Le Rogue. Tyrone Mondi got the assist, stealing a pass from KZFC’s Quamie Dinnall and connecting with Lawson on a deflected pass.
KZFC were unable to put any offensive threat on until the final 10 minutes. Through the whole match, KZFC had four total shots and two corner kicks. They played a clean game, penalized for only four fouls.
Kalamazoo FC remain near the bottom of the table in the National Premier Soccer League‘s Great Lakes Conference with only 4 points, tied with FC Indiana. DCFC stays in third, moving closer to second place Lansing United.
This week, Kalamazoo FC have two more matches.. KZFC head off to the east side of Michigan to take on the Michigan Stars FC in Berkley Friday night. It will be a pivotal match for Kalamazoo, as they can pull ahead of the Stars in the standings with a win.
Sunday will see the return of the boys at home as they host Lansing United. The Hoops are coming off a 4-2 win on the road against Grand Rapids FC Saturday.
Kalamazoo FC named centerback Harrison Howes Man of the Match for his tenacious defense of the Detroit City onslaught.