ASHWAUBENON, Wis.- Nick and Anthony Markanich tallied goals for Green Bay Voyageurs FC (4-4-3) in a 2-2 tie with St. Louis Lions on Thursday evening at Capital Credit Union Park.
The Voyageurs picked up where the left off with Nick Markanich scoring in the 37th minute of the contest. The Voyageurs lead was erased two minutes later by Luan Barbosa Santana.
The Voyageurs outshot the Lions 10-3 in the first half, but were unable to pull ahead. Goaltender Jamison Yoder recoded four of his five total saves in the first half.
Late in the match, Anthony Markanich tallied an 86 minute goal to put the Voyageurs up 2-1, before Charlie Checklace scored in stoppage time to force the draw.
Green Bay closes out its inaugural season taking on the St. Louis Lions on Saturday (7/13) before matching up with the Thunder Bay Chill (7/14). Both matches are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at Capital Credit Union Park
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.