MONTVERDE, Fla. (April 14, 2019) - Orlando City B (0-2-1, 1 point) secured its first draw of the season against Tormenta FC (2-1-2, 8 points) in a 1-1 result Sunday evening at Montverde Academy.
Defender Leonardo Simas, goalkeeper Juliano Chade, and forward Thiago Souza made their debuts for Orlando City B. The Brazilian natives played together at Club Athletico Paranaense before their arrival to Monteverde last weekend.
After several missed attempts during the first half, OCB’s forward Ates Diouf found an opening in the 59th minute, scoring his first professional goal. Diouf was a member of Orlando City’s U19 Development Academy.
Tormenta FC’s Lars Eckenrode scored in stoppage time, giving Tormenta their second draw of the season.
Orlando City B will complete their four-game homestand when they face Forward Madison FC on Friday, April 19. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET at Montverde Academy.
OCB - Ates Diouf (William Bagrou) 59'
TOR - Lars Eckenrode (Marco Micaletto) 90+4’
Orlando City B – GK Juliano Chade; D Randy Mendoza, Wilfred Williams (Steven Hernandez), Nathan Simeon, Leonardo Da Silva Simas; MF Sergio Costabile Elia (Austin Amer), Ates Diouf, Koby Osei-Wusu ©; F Moises Tablante (Tresor Mbuyu), William Bagrou, Thiago De Morais De Souza.
Unused Substitutes: GK Christian Herrea; D Jordan Hill; MF Sebastian Jofre; F Luc Granitur.
Tormenta FC – GK Pablo Jara; D Josh Phelps (Jerry Saint-Vil), Lars Eckenrode ©, Conner Antley; MF Ricardo Gomez, Nil Vinyals (Chris Hellmann), Marco Micaletto, Charlie Dennis (Mikie Rowe); F Nick Wells, Alex Morrell, Lucas Catinho.
Unused Substitutes: GK Matias Reynares; D Daltyn Knutson; MF Dalton Pando, Jad Arslan.
Details of the Game:
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Date: April 14, 2019