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VIDEO: Solomon Asante scores as Phoenix Rising FC win to move to second on table

Published on: 02 August 2020
VIDEO: Solomon Asante scores as Phoenix Rising FC win to move to second on table
Solomon Asante

Captain Solomon Asante scored his fourth goal of the season as Phoenix Rising FC beat El Paso Locomotive FC 3-1 at home on Saturday night in the Championship at Casino Arizona Field.

The 2019 Championship MVP registered his name nine minutes before halftime.

Striker Rufat Dadashov sent a pass from midfield out to the right side and Asante finished with aplomb.

He moved into the space ahead of him and unleashed a powerful shot that found the top-left corner of the net.

 

El Paso got off to an ideal opening as it took the lead in the 15th minute through Josue Aaron Gomez.

Three minutes later, Phoenix were awarded a penalty kick three minutes later when El Paso defender Drew Beckie was adjudged to have brought down Sam Stanton as he burst into the area.

Dadashov and sent Locomotive FC goalkeeper Logan Ketterer the wrong way with a shot to the bottom-right corner.

The third goal was scored by striker Flemmings.

The Jamaican international was able to beat two Locomotive FC defenders with his fancy footwork and was able to slot it home.

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