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FC Tucson Gears Up for Rematch with Forward Madison FC

By FC Tucson Communications , 08/02/19, 7:00PM MST

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What You Need To Know

  • FC Tucson enters the match on a four-match unbeaten streak. 
  • Last week, FC Tucson played to a 1-1 draw versus Chattanooga Red Wolves SC.
  • FCT has registered nine goals in their last four matches.

THIS WEEK
Saturday, August 3 – at Forward Madison FC, 5:00 p.m.
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FC Tucson continues its six-match road trip in Madison, Wisconsin for its second matchup against Forward Madison FC on Saturday night at Breese Stevens Field. In their last encounter, Forward Madison bested FC Tucson 2-1 on June 15th. 

Last Saturday, defender Kyle Venter scored the second fastest goal in USL League One history, finding the back of the net in just 53 seconds. But despite the early goal, FC Tucson walked away with a 1-1 draw in Chattanooga.

Forward Madison FC enters the match following a 4-1 victory over Toronto FC II on Wednesday, July 31st. Madison currently sits in fourth place in the table with a record of 7-7-4 and 25 points. 

TUCvMAD Series

A Little Bit About Forward Madison FC

  • The club’s leading scorer is Don Smart with six goals in 17 appearances.
  • Both Don Smart and Paulo Jr lead the side with four assists. 
  • MAD ranks first in the USL League One in shots (243). 

 

A Little Bit About FC Tucson   

  • Devyn Jambga leads the club in goals scored (5). 
  • Midfielder Jamael Cox leads the club in appearances (17), most playable minutes (1,241), and chances created (15). 
  • Tucson ranks first in the USL League One with a goal conversion rate of 19%. 

Playoff Push

FC Tucson enters the match in sixth place in the table with 23 points. However, a victory in Madison would place Tucson in a playoff spot for the first time this season. 

Joyful July 

In the month of July, Tucson scored a season-high nine goals and conceded just five scores in four matches. Devyn Jamba, Jordan Jones and Kyle Venter lead the scoring charge, combining for six goals during that span.

Level-Headed and Disciplined 

FC Tucson is the lone side in the USL League One without any red card infractions. The club currently ranks last in yellow cards (23). 

Ironman Watch 

Midfielder Jamael Cox remains the club’s minutes leader with 1,241 minutes played. He’s followed by Kyle Venter (1,170), Devyn Jambga (1,108), and Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu (1,080) to round out the players who have logged at least 1,000 minutes. Luke Hauswirth (994) and Jordan Jones (958) round out the players who have notched at least 900 minutes.

 

 

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