The Falcons started very strong, controlling the pace of the game from the start. Jaime Ramirez was threading passes through Las Lomas back line every time he touched the ball. Alejandro Funez of Fairfield was making beautiful off ball runs to get in behind Las Lomas’s defense.
The Falcons created multiple opportunities, taking ten shots alone in the first half. Unfortunately Fairfield was unable to convert on more than just one of those chances.
Jaime Ramirez played a perfectly weighted pass over the top of Las Lomas’s center back. Alejandro Funez was able to use his speed, outrun their last defender and slipped the ball low past their goalie, Falcons take the lead in the 27th minute, 1-0. The Half would end 1-0 Fairfield.
Second began and Las Lomas came out with everything they had. The Falcons absorbed a lot of pressure and were constantly being pinned in their defensive third. For thirty-two minutes the Falcons defended and held Las Lomas, but still created multiple chances that the Falcons were unable to finish. 73rd minute Las Lomas would get the equalizer from a nice shot into the upper left corner, 1-1.
The Falcons would get would more open opportunity in the last seconds of the game, but the ball was placed inches wide and the final result would end level, 1-1.