HARRISBURG, Pa. — Red Bull II is in the United Soccer League playoffs.
NYRB II won its second consecutive match, a 3-1 result at Penn FC at FNB Field Tuesday night.
Coupled with North Carolina FC’s 2-1 loss at Louisville City FC, Red Bull II (12-8-13, 49 points) clinched its fourth successive trip to the playoffs.
Jared Stroud, Brian White and Jose Aguinaga scored goals for the visitors, who were forced to overcome a one-goal deficit.
Penn FC (9-15-9, 36) opened the scoring in the 24th minute finishing off a counterattack as a shot by Miguel Jaime slipped by the foot of goalkeeper Evan Louro.
NYRB II responded eight minutes later off set piece to knot things up. Stroud ran near post off a Chris Lema corner, flicking a header past goalkeeper Sean Lewis for his sixth goal of the season.
In the 66th minute, White put NYRB II ahead, scoring his 10th USL goal this season, pouncing on a rebound muffed by Lewis.
Aguinaga capped off the match in the 88th minute, connecting for his sixth goal this season.
NYRB II returns home for its regular season finale Sunday at 5 p.m. against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds at MSU Soccer Park in Montclair, N.J.