WITH GREAT PERFORMANCE BY DENILSON DE ALMEIDA FNU BEATS TEXAS WELEYAN UNIVERSITY 2-0

FNU men's soccer team celebrating a goalAUSTIN, TX – Sophomore Denilson Felipe de Almeida (Caxambu, Brazil) scored one goal and recorded one assist on a 2-0 win for Florida National University Men’s soccer team (7-2) against Texas Wesleyan University (1-7) on Saturday night (Sep. 21) at Fort Worth,Texas Martin Field. The Conquistadors have now won seven games this season including 2 victories against NAIA ranked teams. With the win, FNU improves to 7-2 on the year while TWU falls to 1-7 on the season.

BOX SCORE 

INSIDE THE MATCH UP:

  • Score: Florida National University 2 x 0  Texas Wesleyan University
  • Records: Florida National (7-2), Texas Wesleyan University (1-7).
  • Location: Martin Field | Fort Worth,Texas.

SCORING SUMMARY

  • 04:16 | FNU – Bautista Dominguez (Denilson de Almeida)  1-0
  • 12:00 | FNU – Denilson de Almeida (Florida National univ)  2-0

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Florida National University scored first with Bautista Dominguez. He scored his first game of the season assisted by Denilson de Almeida.
  • Denilson de Almeida also scored FNU’s second goal of the match to give the win to the Conquistadors.
  • Furthermore, Florida National University lead the game in shots (19-13), shots on goal (9-6), corner kicks (7-3) while TWU led in and saves (7-6).

GOALKEEPERS 

FNU’s goalkeeper Rodrigo Festuccia recorded six saves in the game, he also recorded his fifth shutout this season while Bastian Blumengerg stopped seven out of the nine shots he faced in the complete game effort.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

  • FNU was led by Denilson de Almeida who scored one goal and recorded one assist in the game.
  • Denilson de Almeida assisted Bautista Dominguez in FNU’s second goal.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

  • FNU record is now 7-2 on the season.
  • FNU recorded its seventh win on the road this season.
  • FNU remain undefeated on the road this season.
  • Florida National out-shot TWU, 19-13.
  • FNU still undefeated against the Rams, the record now is 2-0.
  • FNU’s first game against TWU happened on 2016 and FNU won that game 8-2.

WHAT’S NEXT

The Conquistadors will now face the Huston Tillotson University on Monday, September 22nd  at 7:00 p.m. in Austin, TX.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director
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