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Voyageurs Fall 2-1 at Home to Kaw Valley

By Green Bay Voyageurs FC, 06/20/19, 10:00PM CDT

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ASHWAUBENON, Wis.- A 90th minute goal by Kaw Valley’s Lorant Lettnek handed Green Bay Voyageurs FC its first home loss, and second league loss on Friday Night at Capital Credit Union Park.

In stoppage time Lettnek scored the Cranes their second unanswered goal to pull ahead to earn three points on the evening, the first points conceded by the Voyageurs at home.

In the opening minutes, Sam Thornton scored off an assist by Anthony Markanich to give the Voyageurs an early 1-0 lead. Later in the first half Alex Durbin leveled the match at one heading into the break.

In 53rd minute, Kaw Valley’s Jordan Salt was issued a red card, but the Voyageurs were unable to capitalize before Lettnek’s late goal to pull ahead.

The Voyageurs return to action on Saturday at Capital Credit Union Park. Kick off is at 7:00 p.m. All kids who show a Kids’ Day wristband will receive free admission to the match.

 

About Green Bay Voyageurs FC: Green Bay is a member of USL League Two and will begin play in May 2019 in the Heartland Division of the Central Conference. The team name, colors and crest were developed with input from the public to build a team that truly represents the community. The team will play its home games at the new Capital Credit Union Park. The multi-purpose stadium opens in May at 2231 Holmgren Way, less than a mile from historic Lambeau Field, home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. It is very accessible throughout Northeastern Wisconsin, less than 30 minutes from the youth soccer hotbed of Appleton, WI and 15 minutes from the ten-field Akzo-Nobel Soccer Complex in Howard, WI. Information about Capital Credit Union Park can be found here.

About USL League Two: USL League Two is a pre-professional league affiliated with USL Championship, USL League One and Major League Soccer (MLS). Opponents in the Heartland Division include WSA Winnipeg, Thunder Bay Chill, Kaw Valley FC, Des Moines Menace and St. Louis Lions. The proven developmental leader in North American soccer's evolving tiered structure, USL League Two (formerly the PDL) features more than 70 franchises in four conferences throughout the United States and Canada, including 18 clubs that are owned and operated by a professional club, or that hold a partnership with a professional club. League Two has proven to be an important stepping-stone for top professionals now playing throughout the world, with more than 70 percent of all selections in the MLS SuperDraft since 2010 having PDL experience, including over 80 percent of selections in the 2019 SuperDraft.