Concordia def. Dordt 4-1
HOW IT HAPPENED
In a tightly-contested first half, both teams offset an attacking offense with strong defense. After a shot on goal by Dordt's Austin Prins, the Bulldogs pushed the ball to their side of the field and Moises Jacobo scored over the Dordt defense to take a 1-0 lead with 33:56 to go in the first half. The rest of the half was evenly matched as the Defenders held Concordia's lead to 1 heading into the break.
In the second half, Concordia added to their lead with Moises Jacobo's second goal of the night, followed by a header from Yessine Bessaies to create a 3-0 lead. With 18 minutes to go, Blake Hansen's shot from 20 yards out missed right of the net, and Concordia answered with another goal from Moises Jacobo. Quinton Olson added a goal for Dordt on a penalty kick with two minutes remaining.
Patrick Munsey and Blake Hansen had 2 shot attempts for the Defenders
Brandon Hansen finished with 6 saves
Moises Jacobo scored 3 goals for Concordia
The Defenders will face Northwestern (MN) in a non-conference matchup this Saturday at 3:00 pm. The game will be held at the Dordt Soccer Complex.