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FGCU Downs Liberty 2-0

October 19, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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FGCU Downs Liberty 2-0

The visiting Florida Gulf Coast Eagles used two goals in the first half by O'Vonte Mullings to sink the Liberty Flames 2-0 in an ASUN match, Saturday afternoon at Osborne Stadium.

The Mullings, the reigning ASUN Player of the Week, scored on a cross less than three minutes into the contest and netted his second goal of the game just before half.

Liberty falls to 0-4 in ASUN Conference and 4-10 overall. FGCU remains unbeaten in conference play with a 3-0-1 and moves to 6-6-2 overall.

Scoring Summary
3' – FGCU – O'Vonte Mullings (Shak Adams, Jahan Rajaee)
43' – FGCU – O'Vonte Mullings (Noah Bushey)

Turning Point
Leading 1-0 during the 43rd minute, O'Vonte Mullings dropped the ball to midfielder Noah Bushey, who slipped the ball back to Mullings at the left corner of the goal box for a goal to give the Eagles a 2-0 advantage before halftime.

Key Stats & Notes
• FGCU outshot Liberty, 10-5. The Flames held a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks.

• No Flame had more than one shot attempt in the contest. FGCU held Liberty to one shot in the second half.

• Liberty goalkeeper Danny Cordero recorded two saves in the contest. FGCU keeper Connor Gavigan made one save.

• With two goals, Mullings now has seven on the season.

Up Next
Liberty welcomes USC Upstate to Osborne Stadium, Tuesday. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. The contest will be the last non-conference match of the regular season for the Flames.