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Charlotte 49ers men's soccer still tidy and unbeaten at home
2-0 win vs. Wofford is third in as many games
 
Published Tuesday, September 25, 2018 11:00 pm
by Ashley Mahoney | The Charlotte Post

It’s still two goals and clean sheets for the Charlotte 49ers.

Their 2-0 win against Wofford Tuesday, the first in a two-game home stand, came after a four-game road trip in which they went 1-2-1. Charlotte stands 3-0 at home, where they have not conceded a goal.

“Elliot [Panicco, junior goalkeeper] has done a good job of organizing them,” coach Kevin Langan said. “The back four have done a good job of blocking shots, tracking runners, protecting the space in behind. Every clean sheet is a team effort. Our forwards and midfielders work extremely hard trying to make play predictable.”

Said Panicco: “I’m just seeing our guys doing a great job in front of me. We do it day in and day out at training. It isn’t anything special when we come out here. It’s just working together, and staying strong.”

Charlotte is 0-2 in Conference USA play, despite their success at home, and stand 4-2-1 overall. Their struggles reflect their second half performance against Wofford.

“The second half tonight, we just lost our structure, which was very frustrating on the sideline, because every player who went on was told, ‘regain your structure, get in the game, and it’ll start going our way again,’” Langan said. “We kind of ran all over the place. It was good to keep a clean sheet, but it was not our best performance.”

Goal notes:

Junior midfielder Myles Brown scored his first regular season goal for the 49ers; senior midfielder Tommy Madden was on the assist.

Sophomore defender John Ranshaw scored his second of the season on an assist by junior midfielder Teddy Chaouche.

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