The Seacoast United Phantoms came out guns blazing and managed to convert their quickly gained pressure, scoring early in the first half with a goal from Rizy Misiri after some great play by Abdulkadir Haji. Elm City Express turned it around, demonstrating why they are currently undefeated in the league.
Both teams had multiple missed opportunities on net, with the score remaining 1-0 at the half.
Elm City started the second half by creating a lot of chances and finally managed to get their name on the scoreboard with a goal from Shaquille Saunchez.
Saunchez continued to show great pace and composure, securing a second goal late in the second half for Elm City.
After missing a penalty kick with four minutes left, the Phantoms couldn’t find another opportunity for the equalizer. Elm City Express was able to come back in the second half and finished with a 2-1 win over the Seacoast United Phantoms.