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FC Tucson Readies for a Showdown with Greenville Triumph SC

By FC Tucson Communications , 09/12/19, 8:30PM MST


What You Need To Know

  • This will be FC Tucson’s final road match.
  • FC Tucson ranks fourth in USL League One with 31 goals. 
  • FC Tucson defeated Greenville Triumph SC 3-1 at Legacy Early College in their last meeting

Friday, September 13 – at Greenville Triumph SC, 4:00 p.m.
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FC Tucson embarks on its final road-match of the season as the club takes on Greenville Triumph SC. This is FC Tucson’s final road match and the club’s final meeting with Greenville. 

Last Friday, FC Tucson fell to Lansing Ignite FC 5-0 at Kino Sports Complex, snapping their seven-match unbeaten streak at home. 

In the team’s last visit to Greenville, FC Tucson departed with a 3-1 victory over the Triumph. Midfielder Devyn Jambga registered his second brace of the season against Greenville, recording a tally in the 20thand 58thminutes. 

Defender Kyle Venter recorded his third goal of the season in the 52nd minute.

Greenville Triumph enters the match following a 1-0 loss to the Richmond Kickers. The Triumph is currently in third place in the table with a record of 9-7-7 and 34 points. 

A Little Bit About Greenville Triumph SC  

  • The club’s leading scorer is Jake Keegan with nine goals.
  • Carlos Gómez leads the club with five assists. 
  • Goalkeeper Dallas Jaye leads USL League One with 12 clean sheets.   

A Little Bit About FC Tucson   

  • Jordan Jones leads the club’s Golden Boot race with seven goals. 
  • Goalkeepers Phillip Ejimadu and Carlos Merancio has combined for 64 saves and four clean sheets on the season. 
  • FC Tucson boasts a record of 2-1-2 in its last five matches. 

Dynamic Duo

Forward Jordan Jones and midfielder Devyn Jambga have combined for 12 of the club’s 31 goals this season. 

Still Within Reach

Despite falling to Lansing Ignite FC last week, FC Tucson remains in seventh place in the table and just two points shy of the fourth and final playoff spot. FC Tucson holds a game in hand over the teams in fourth, fifth, and sixth place.

A New Leader Emerges 

Midfielder Devyn Jambga has surpassed Jamael Cox as the club’s leader in match appearances with 21. Jambga has started in 16 matches for the club this season, including ten consecutive starts.

Ironman Watch 

Defender Kyle Venter remains the club’s minutes leader with 1,710 minutes played. He’s followed by Devyn Jambga (1,619), Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu (1,601), Jamael Cox (1,402), Luke Hauswirth (1,489), Jordan Jones (1,408), Phillip Ejimadu (1,350), Lamar Batista (1,260), Guillermo Delgado (1,083)  and José Terrón (1,052) to round out the players who have logged at least 1,000 minutes. Defender Kody Wakasa (938) rounds out the players who have notched at least 900 minutes.



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