Warriors Falter Against Falcons, 4-0

Photo Credit: Len Cederholm
Photo Credit: Len Cederholm

MEQUON, Wis. (WLCSports.com) – The Wisconsin Lutheran College men's soccer team suffered a 4-0 setback against the Concordia Wisconsin Falcons Wednesday afternoon at Fitting Field in Mequon. The Warriors were out-shot 26-13 in the contest, with three of those shots coming against a stiff wind in the first half.

  • Final Score: Concordia Wisconsin 4, Wisconsin Lutheran 0
  • Records: Wisconsin Lutheran (4-7-0, 3-2-0 NACC), Concordia Wisconsin (5-5-1, 2-2-1 NACC)
  • Location: Fitting Field, Mequon, Wis.

  • WLC applied pressure early in the contest and Kenneth Sutton (New Berlin, Wis.) attempted a shot at the 2:20 mark that was saved by the CUW keeper.
  • Following the save, the Falcons keeper sent a long pass from his box that fell to Zach Gyuricza, who found the back of the net and put the Falcons up 1-0 early in the first half.
  • The hosts kept up the pressure in the first half, firing multiple shots and increased their lead to 2-0 in the 19' when Cristian Tyrpak headed home a free kick from Dagberto Diaz on a set piece.
  • The Warriors were forced to defend for the remainder of the half and failed to register another shot on goal in the first half.
  • Yussef Sahraoui (South Milwaukee, Wis.) nearly brought WLC back within one goal seconds into the second half, but his shot was again saved by the CUW keeper.
  • Jason Cano (Delavan, Wis.) registered two shots on goal in a span of four minutes, but neither shot was able to beat the Falcons goalkeeper.
  • The Falcons added a third goal in the 78' after Tyler Salvador scored off of a corner kick sent in by Simon Da-Silva.
  • The hosts added one more goal in the 89' to increase their lead to 4-0, which would remain the final score.

  • Cano and Sahraoui led WLC with four shots each, while two of Cano's shots were on frame.
  • Sutton and Sahraoui each attempted one shot on goal.
  • Cedric Guichard (Plantation, Fla.) made six saves while suffering the loss in goal.

  • The Falcons out-shot WLC 26-13, including a 13-3 advantage in the first half.
  • Tyrpak and Gyuricza led CUW with four shots and three shots on goal apiece.
  • Nate Yeager made four saves while earning his second win of the season.

  • The Warriors return home Saturday afternoon after four straight road matches to begin a four-game homestand, hosting cross-town NACC foe MSOE on Alumni Day. The Raiders (9-2-0, 5-0-0) defeated Marian Wednesday, 5-1. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Live stats and video will be available at WLCSports.com.