FC Cincinnati USL quarterfinal match - Oct. 20

Scenes from the FC Cincinnati USL Semi-Final Playoff win against Nashville at Nippert Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

No. 1 seeded FC Cincinnati (FCC) was erased from the United Soccer League (USL) playoffs Saturday evening by No. 5 New York Red Bulls II with a final score of 1-0 at Nippert Stadium.

Red Bulls II forward Amando Moreno made the difference, striking the lone goal past FCC goalkeeper Spencer Richey in the 13th minute.

FCC was riding the momentum of a 24-match unbeaten streak.

The next time the Orange and Blue will take the field will be as a member of Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2019.

Attendance: 16,617 (Nippert Stadium has a maximum capacity of 40,000)

Managing Editor

Matt Huffmon, managing editor, is a fourth-year communications student from Tiffin, Ohio. He often covers UC athletics. Huffmon interned at the Kentucky Speedway in the summer of 2019 and has written for the Plain Dealer and the Cincinnati Enquirer.