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Jersey Express Edged by Brooklyn Italians 4-2 in USOC
Two goals from Yvener Guerrier sparked Brooklyn Italins to a 4-2 win over Jersey Express

Newark, NJ-May 14, 2014- Two goals from Yvener Guerrier sparked Brooklyn Italins to a 4-2 win over Jersey Express Wednesday night at NJIT Stadium.

In the 81st minute, Guerrier dribbled from the right side into the middle before ripping a shot into the back of the net to give the

Italians a 3-2 lead.

With less than 3 minutes left before the game ends, Guerrier’s penalty kick made it a 4-2 game. Brooklyn would carry the lead until the game end.

However, the Express were on fire in the first half. Within the first 10 minutes, a foul just outside the penalty box led to a free kick taken by William Torreson Paulino (Brazil) led to a goal by Markus Hackett which gave the Express a 1-0 lead. The Italians however came into the second half stronger tying the game at the 49th minute.

Just a few minutes later, forward Christopher Karcz (Clifton, NJ) scored a goal giving the Express a 2-1 lead over the Italians. The Express had many good looks but just couldn’t seem to hold on.

A red card was given to Christopher Lebo (Dillsburg, Pa) in the final seconds of the game which gave the Italians a e penalty kick to end the game.

“On the behalf of the Jersey Express, we wish the Italians good luck with the rest of the tournament” Jersey Express.

The Express is back in action on May 21st at Drew University, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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