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A-League Quarterfinals...Kickers 2 Milwaukee 2


A-LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
GAME SUMMARY
Quarterfinals - 1st Leg

Friday, September 28, 2001, Milwaukee County Sports Complex, WI
Richmond Kickers 2 (Henderson 17, Knight 74)
Milwaukee Rampage 2 (Godoy 18, Takawira 73)

Milwaukee, WI - (Friday, September 28, 2001) - Tonight the A-League Regular Season Champion Richmond Kickers (#1 seed) played their first game in three weeks and tied the Milwaukee Rampage (#8) by a 2-2 score in the first leg of the two-game, second round series. Forward Josh Henderson and midfielder Kevin Knight recorded goals for Richmond in a frenzied game that saw back and forth action and 9 yellow cards. The two teams will battle again in the final match of the quarterfinal series this Sunday at the University of Richmond City Stadium at 5:00pm, with the winner advancing to the semi-finals to meet either the Rochester Raging Rhinos (#4) or the Pittsburgh Riverhounds (#12). That series is currently 2-1 in favor of Pittsburgh, with their final game to be played tomorrow.

Box Score  First Half Second Half Final
Richmond   1          1           2
Milwaukee  1          1           2

Scoring Summary
17th Minute - Richmond - Josh Henderson (assist Kevin Jeffrey)
18th Minute - Milwaukee - Philippe Godoy (assist Digital Takawira)
73rd Minute - Milwaukee - Digital Takawira (assist Jason Russell)
74th Minute - Richmond - Kevin Knight (assist Tony Williams)

Lineups
Kickers: GK Mike McGinty, Rumbani Munthali, Chris Brown, Pete Luzak, Josh McKay, Kevin Knight, Tony Williams, Mike Burke (Lekics 64), Marco Ferruzzi, Josh Henderson (Kwaku 84), Kevin Jeffrey (Ukrop 89)

Rampage: GK Dan Popik, Alen Soso, Matt Bobo (Fadeski 61), Judah Cooks, Steve Bernal, Igor Soso, David Hayes (Radoncic 45), Jason Russell, Philippe Godoy, Steve Butcher, Digital Takawira

         Shots Saves Fouls Corners
Kickers: 4     3     20    3
Rampage: 13    1     23    7

Cautions:
10th Minute: Alen Soso (Milw) - Unsporting Behavior
26th Minute: Josh Henderson (Rich) - Dissent
43rd Minute: Matt Bobo (Milw) - Unsporting Behavior
44th Minute: Mike Burke (Rich) - Dissent
45th Minute: Judah Cooks (Milw) - Unsporting Behavior
63rd Minute: Kevin Knight (Rich) - Unsporting Behavior
66th Minute: Dennis Fadeski (Milw) - Unsporting Behavior
82nd Minute: Alen Soso (Milw) - Unsporting Behavior (2nd)
90th Minute: Chris Brown (Rich) - Unsporting Behavior

Ejections:
82nd Minute: Alen Soso (Milwaukee) - Two yellow cards

Referee: Michael Kennedy
Attendance: 1,318
Weather: 55 degrees, overcast

Check www.richmondkickers.com for more info or call (804) 644-5425 ext. 304.

Many Thanks to News Digger John Zukas who scours up all of the local news links during the year.