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Leathernecks Edge Golden Eagles Saturday

Leathernecks Edge Golden Eagles Saturday

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 0 – Western Illinois 1
Record: ORU (4-9-1) (1-3) – Western Illinois (5-8-0) (3-1)
Location: Case Soccer Complex (Tulsa, Okla.)

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team fell in the final seconds to Western Illinois 1-0 when the Leathernecks scored with 27 seconds remaining in the match Saturday evening at the Case Soccer Complex on senior night.

Alejandro Pacheco scored the game winning goal for the Leathernecks with 27 seconds remaining in the match after receiving a pass from the right side from his brother, Fernando Pacheco. Alejandro received the pass and scored from the left side of the goal from eight yards out. Fernando was credited with the assist.

Inside the Box Score
- ORU out-shot Western Illinois 12-9 in the match. The Golden Eagles had two shots on goal.

- Thibaut Giquel played all 90 minutes for ORU and recorded three saves.

- Dante Brigida and Santiago Riveros each had one shot on goal in tonight's game.

- Between the two teams there were 19 fouls. The Leathernecks had four shots on goal and two saves. There were two yellow cards issued in tonight's game, both to Western Illinois

Up Next
ORU will travel to Conway, Arkansas, Tuesday, October 31 to take on Central Arkansas in the team's final non-league match of the season beginning at 7 p.m.

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