On Sunday afternoon I attended my first FC Buffalo match, the teams’s third game of the 10 game season and their second meeting against AFC Cleveland, a Rust Belt Derby rival. While much of the first half was a boring physical contest, the second half lit up and the four goal game did not disappoint.
FC Buffalo’s starting lineup was (4-4-2): Eric DeHond; Kendell McFayden, Josh Hall, Josiah Snelgrove, Jake Rinow; Gary Boughton, Matt Stedman, Josh Faga, Mike Reidy; Andy Tiedt, Alexander Rouse.
The team had 3 players who were busy graduating college during the last match in McFayden, Rouse and Hall, who didn’t make the trip to Cleveland for the club’s 4-2 loss last weekend. This week’s rematch featured all three players as starters and the team improved to a draw. Continue reading