Men’s Soccer Outlasts Staten Island In Overtime, 3-2

Men’s Soccer Outlasts Staten Island In Overtime, 3-2

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – After battling to a 2-2 draw in 90 minutes of regulation play, the Concordia College New York men's soccer team used a strike from junior forward Nemanja Zivanovic (Belgrade, Serbia) in the 100th minute to defeat host College of Staten Island on Wednesday afternoon 3-2.

• Concordia improves to 1-1.

• Staten Island falls to 1-2.

Zivanovic scored two goals on as many shot attempts.

Junior midfielder Alessandro Battaglia (White Plains, N.Y.) scored one goal while taking two shots.

Junior forward Dennis Limani (Norderstedt, Germany) took a team-high five shots with two on target.

Junior keeper Mikael Varin (Toulouse, France) stopped three shots en route to his first victory at Concordia.

• For Staten Island, Carlos Montesinos and Joe Bolella scored while Philip Lefkowitz Breny Salas tallied an assist.
The host went into halftime with a 1-0 lead after Lefkowitz found Montesinos in the 41st minute.

Battaglia got the rebound off his own shot attempt in the 47th minute and fired the ball past the Dolphins' keeper to even the score at 1-all.

Zivanovic pushed the ball down the right side of the field in the 50th minute, scoring the game-winning goal.

• Bolella knotted the score in the 87th minute off a pass from Salas.

• Zivanovic scored the game winning goal off a long-range strike in the 100th minute.

• Concordia took 15 shots with six on target, CSI took nine with five on goal.

• Both teams took five corner kicks.

• Concordia received four cautions while Staten Island received two.
The Clippers venture to Stonehill College on Saturday, Sept. 14 for a 4 p.m. contest.

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