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Liberty-Lipscomb Play to 0-0 Draw

March 28, 2021  Nashville, Tenn.  RSS
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Danny Cordero made three saves and recorded his eighth shutout of the year, Sunday.

Danny Cordero made three saves and recorded his eighth shutout of the year, Sunday.

The Liberty Flames and the Lipscomb Bisons battled to a 0-0 tie in an ASUN Conference match at Lipscomb Soccer Complex, Sunday afternoon.

For the fourth consecutive match, all ASUN contests, Liberty had a match go into overtime and has now had five contests go into overtime this season.

Liberty goalkeeper Danny Cordero, the reigning ASUN Defensive Player of the Week, made three saves over the 110 minutes, as he and the Flames recorded their eighth shutout of the year.

Liberty finishes ASUN Conference divisional play at 1-2-1 and are 6-2-2 overall. Lipscomb moves to 1-1-1 in ASUN action and 5-3-2 overall.

Scoring Summary

Key Stats & Notes    

  • Lipscomb outshot Liberty in the contest, 20-5. However, the Flames defense caused mostly inaccurate attempts from the Bisons, as shots on goal were even at 3-3.
  • Lipscomb held a 12-5 advantage over Liberty in corner kicks.
  • Liberty's eight shutouts are the most by a Flames team in a season since the 2011 squad posted nine.
  • The Flames Cordero records his eighth shutout of the season. The sophomore's total is tied for third on the program's season list. He also lowers his ASUN-leading goals-against average to 0.47.
  • Lipscomb goalkeeper Micheal Sibley recorded three saves in the contest.
  • Midfielders Marko Mitrevski and Seth Clark each had two shots for the Flames. Both of Mitrevski's shots were on goal.
  • It is the second time this season that the Flames and Bisons had their match go to overtime. Lipscomb defeated Liberty 3-2 in overtime in Lynchburg on March 13.

Up Next
Liberty will return home to complete its regular season on Wednesday. The Flames will the Averett Cougars at Osborne Stadium. Before the game, Liberty will hold Senior Night activities.