Shawn Chin’s late strike gives Miami FC 3-2 win over Oakland on Halloween Night at Riccardo Silva Stadium

Oct 27, 2019

MIAMI, FL (October 26, 2019) – Shawn Chin’s stoppage-time winner gave Miami FC a 3-2 win. The victory extended Miami FC’s unbeaten streak to 19. The Orange and Blue celebrated its return to Riccardo Silva Stadium with a unique soccer showcase before the match for youth players led by Head Coach Paul Dalglish, as well as Halloween Night, which included a halftime parade for those in costume.

Miguel Gonzalez scored his 20th and 21st goals of the calendar year to give Miami FC a 2-0 lead. Jack McInerny scored on either side of halftime for Oakland to level the match at 2-2. The goals were McInerney’s 5th and 6th of the NISA Showcase campaign.  Both teams traded opportunities until Chin’s late winner. On the goal, Chin connected with a loose ball just inside the 18 after Maxi Schenfeld’s service into the area was partially cleared by an Oakland defender.

The Orange and Blue will host Stumptown Athletic in the NISA East Coast Championship on November 9th at Riccardo Silva Stadium. Stumptown clinched a berth in the final with a dramatic come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Atlanta SC on Friday night.

QUICK HITS

  • Miami FC has now won 17 of its last 19 matches (17 W 2 D 0 L) and 28 of its last 32 (28 W 2 D 2L) in all competitions.
  • Miguel Gonzalez equaled the single-year Miami FC scoring record of 21 which equals Stefano Pinho’s total from 2017.
  • Ariel Martinez recorded his 22nd all-time MFC assist and 6th of the NISA Showcase campaign. He holds the club record for most all-time assists.
  • Callum Chapman-Page, who was a standout of Miami FC’s NPSL National Championship campaign earlier this year, made his NISA debut. He has been out of action since July.

LINEUPS

Miami FC: Pais, Franco (Suarez 68’), Griffiths (Chapman-Page 81’), Rozeboom, James, Sam (Thiaw 68’), Heath, Granitto (Schenfeld 68’), Mares, Gonzalez (Chin 81’), Martinez

Oakland Roots: K. Gonzalez, E. Gonzalez, Ghantous (Chaffin 46’), Godinez-Chavez (DuBose 72’), Christian, Hines, Guzman (Jatta 46’), Jimenez, Seye, McInerney, Autran (Heredia 72’ )

SCORING

11’ MIA: Gonzalez (Martinez)
38’ MIA: Gonzalez (James)
43’ OAK: McInerney (K. Gonzalez)
49’ OAK: McInerney (Jatta)
90+3 MIA: Chin

BOOKINGS

24’ OAK: Ghantous (caution)
57’ MIA: Rozeboom (caution)

ATTENDANCE: 891