LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Ignite FC's well-worked team goal against playoff contender North Texas SC on Aug. 22 has been voted the LIFC Goal of the Month for August.
The finish by Pato Botello-Faz capped off an impressive match for Lansing, which topped No. 1 North Texas 4-1 at Cooley Law School Stadium.
Tumi Moshobane, Midfielder – Xavier Gomez started the play, pressuring Orlando into a turnover, and Moshobane took care of the rest by collecting the ball, rounding the goalkeeper and passing the ball into the back of the net.
Rafa Mentzingen, Midfielder – The goal started with an incredible throw by Stefan Cleveland to Nick Moon, who chested the ball into the path of Kyle Carr. Dribbling up field, Carr then chipped a pass up and over the Orlando back line and into the path of Mentzingen, who fired a shot past the OCB goalkeeper.
Elma Nfor, Forward – After receiving a pass from Tumi Moshobane, Nfor dribbled through the center of the field and faked a shot before slotting a right-footed strike into the bottom corner.
Pato Botello-Faz, Forward – Botello-Faz finished off one of the best team goals for LIFC this season, as Elma Nfor and Nick Moon combined down the right wing before the latter sent a cross into the box, where the Mexican forward directed the ball towards goal.