The Armada FC drew 1-1 against Indy Eleven at Hodges Stadium Saturday Night
The first-place Jacksonville Armada FC (2W-3D-0L, 8 pts., 1st North American Soccer League (NASL) Spring Season) and Indy Eleven Professional Soccer (0W-5D-0L, 4 pts., 6th NASL Spring Season) tied Saturday night at Hodges Stadium 1-1 in front of 3,122 fans.
With these two undefeated squads battling, this match was sure an action-packed fight till the end.
After slipping by Caleb Patterson-Sewell, Justin Braun of the Indy Eleven was able to kick the ball into the net.This goal gave Indy Eleven their first advantage of the night in the 25th minute.
Not to be outdone on their home field, forward Jonathan Glenn nailed a header from Jack Blake to knot things at one during the 30th minute. Section 904 and Hodges Stadium alike erupted with cheers and beating of the drums.
Still feeling the momentum, three minutes later Glenn barely missed what would have been his second goal of the night. The teams went into halftime tied with one goal each.
After a slew of hard hits and substitutions during the second half, neither team was able to net a second goal to give them the victory before the clock ran out. The game ended tied at one.
The Armada FC returns to action this Saturday May 6 against the New York Cosmos in Hodges Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. There will be a fireworks show following the game.
The Armada FC continues a home streak with a match against the New York Cosmos on May 6 at Hodges Stadium. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on ArmadaFC.com or by calling 844-2-ARMADA. The Armada FC will also be celebrating School Night Out with a special fireworks show following the match!
JAX (4-2-3-1): Patterson-Sewell, Ryden, Pitchkolan, Beckie, Jérôme, Steinberger (Johnson 63’), Maripuu (Barrow 84’), George, Blake, Banks, Glenn (Gebhard 63′)
IND (4-1-2-1-2): Busch, Falvey, Franco, Palmer, Keller, Ring, Henderson (Thompson 67’), Torrado, Ubiparipovic (Goldsmith 88’), Zayed, Braun (Watson-Siriboe ’78)
IND: Braun 25’
JAX: Glenn 30’
IND: Palmer (caution) 71’
IND: Keller (caution) 28’
ABOUT JACKSONVILLE ARMADA FC
The Jacksonville Armada FC is a professional soccer club and member of the North American Soccer League. The other NASL member clubs are FC Edmonton, Indy Eleven, Miami FC, New York Cosmos, North Carolina FC, Puerto Rico FC, and the San Francisco Deltas. For more information about Armada FC, visit ArmadaFC.com. Follow the Armada FC on Twitter and Instagram at @JaxArmadaFC and Facebook.