Jared Stroud had a goal and an assist in Red Bull II’s big win. (Photo courtesy of the Red Bulls)
HARTFORD, Conn. — Vincent Bezecourt, Jared Stroud and Janos Loebe each recorded a goal and as assist to power Red Bull II to a 5-1 USL Championship victory over Hartford Athletic at Dillon Stadium Saturday night.
The win extended Red Bull’s (14-4-5, 47 points) to eight games as Hartford (16) fell to 4-17-4.
Hartford Athletic struck first in the 31st minute as Sebastian Dalgaard scored off a shot from distance.
Sebastian Elney started a string of five unanswered goals, leveling the match in the 64th minute off a pass from Bezecourt. It was Elney’s third goal in two matches.
Chris Lema registered his fourth assist of the season when he found Nealis in the box as the defender headed home his third goal of the season in the 75th minute.
Stroud earned his eight assist when he found Bezecourt in the in the penalty area in the 81st minute.
Only a minute later, Stroud scored to make it 4-1 and his team-tying 10th goal.
Loebe tallied his first professional goal with a rocket of a free kick late in the match.
Red Bull II hosts Pittsburgh River hounds SC at MSU Soccer Park in Montclair, N.Y. at 7 p.m.