The Falcons started the game off quick, but Vanden started just as quick and more physical. Both teams were battling back and forth, but Vanden was a little more aggressive on every play. The Falcons and Vanden both created some opportunities but no goals were scored, and the half would end level, 0-0.
The Falcons rallied together during halftime and found some extra energy going into the second half.
In the 68th minute Jaime Ramirez slipped a pass through to Rogelio Guzman who beat two defenders and shot the ball in between Vanden’s goalies legs and into the goal, 1-0 Falcons. From that moment the Falcons locked down on defense and were able to finish the game out and get the win. Final score 1-0 Fairfield.