HARRISON, N.J. — Deri Corfe converted a penalty kick five minutes into stoppage to lift Red Bulls II to a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC in USL Championship action at Red Bull Arena Sunday night.
It was the Red Bulls II’s second consecutive win as it evened its record to 2-2-0 with six points. Pittsburgh has the same record.
Pittsburgh jumped out to a 1-0 lead off a set-piece in the ninth minute. Kenardo Forbes sent a 25-yard free kick to the far post for Skylar Thomas, who volleyed it past goalkeeper Wallis Lapsley.
NYRBII knotted things up in the 35th minute off a set piece. Following a restart of play just inside the midline, Caden Clark looped his pass over the defense for Omar Sowe, who possessed the pass with his chest and volleyed to the near post for the equalizer. Sowe, a Harrison resident, has scored in back-to-back matches and has tallied four goals in his career.
AFter NYRBII earned a penalty kick in the 95th minute, Corfe, an English midfielder finished with a low liner to the right post for the game-winner. Corfe recorded one goal and one assist in a 5-1 victory over Union II.
Clark, a 17-year-old native of Minnesota, recorded his first professional point as he tallied the assist on Sowe’s goal.
Lapsley earned his second consecutive win in net with one save on two shots.
NYRB II begins a two-match road trip, beginning with Philadelphia Union II on Wednesday at Subaru Park Wednesday at 7 p.m.