Monday, October 3, 2011

2003 - MetroStars v China

2003.09.09 - MetrosStars v. National Team of China

The MetroStars defeated the National Team of China 2-1 in an international friendly at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ...

19-year old Metro forward Mike Magee scored a goal and an assist to lead the MetroStars. In the 67th minute Mike Nugent scored the game winning goal, assisted by Magee. Nugent collected a pass in the box while holding off a chinese defender, fired a shot on gaol, which Chinese goalkeeper Li Jian could only get his fingertips on.

china scored in the 56th minute to tie the game as midfielder Zhao Junzhe sent a through ball to Zhang Shou, who muscled past two MetroStars defenders and took a low shot. Metros keeper Paul Grafer deflected the shot with his left leg, but the force of the shot did not allow him to keep the ball out of the goal...

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