Score: Oral Roberts 2 – SIU-Edwardsville 1
Record: ORU (3-4-1) – SIUE (3-6-0)
Location: Ralph Korte Stadium (Edwardsville, Ill.)
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Dante Brigida scored the Golden Goal that gave the Oral Roberts men's soccer team a 2-1 win over SIU-Edwardsville in double overtime Saturday evening in Edwardsville, Illinois.
After a scoreless first half for either team, Santiago Riveros scored the first goal of the match and his third goal of the season. Riveros' goal gave the Golden Eagles a 1-0 lead in the 70th minute. He received a pass from Tarik Nicholls and scored. Nicholls was credited with the assist.
SIUE's Jorge Gonzalez tied the match at 1-1 in the 82nd minute when he received an Eric Tejada cross and connected with the back of the net from outside of the box. Tejada was credited with the assist.
Dante Brigida scored ORU's golden goal in the second overtime period and gave the Golden Eagles a 2-1 victory in the 109th minute. Brigida took the ball down the middle and beat the keeper for the score. Jose Castro was given the assist.
Inside the Box Score
- SIUE out-shot ORU 18-14 in the match. The Golden Eagles had four shots on goal.
- Thibaut Giquel played all 109 minutes for ORU and recorded five saves.
- Dante Brigida, Jose Castro, Tyler LaCourse and Santiago Riveros each recorded one shot on goal in tonight's match.
- Between the two teams there were 20 fouls. SIUE had six shots on goal and two saves. There was one yellow card given in tonight's match against ORU.
ORU will face Missouri State Tuesday, October 3 at 7 p.m. inside the Case Soccer Complex.
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