Sky Blue FC NJ

9‑11‑2 , 6‑4‑1 Home

2
Final
Sat, May 20

Houston DashHOU

7‑12‑2 , 4‑7‑0 Away

1

Yurcak Field

Piscataway, New Jersey

Attendance: 2,476

Rodriguez lifts Sky Blue FC to 2-1 win over Houston

It's Sky Blue FC's second straight win over the Dash

Once again, it was Raquel Rodriguez to the rescue for Sky Blue FC at home. Three weeks after she won the game in the 83rd minute, she was back at it again, scoring the game-winner in the 85th minute as Sky Blue topped the Houston Dash 2-1 in front of 2,476 fans at Yurcak Field in Piscataway, N.J.

It’s their second straight win over Houston, who they beat 3-1 last week, and the first time Sky Blue FC has won back-to-back games this season

“It’s really important for our team, especially because we’re trying to work on consistency,” Rodriguez told Kate Markgraf on Lifetime after the game. “This only highers our standards and keeps us hungry for more.”

Rodriguez’s goal came off a free kick from midfielder Daphne Corboz. With the scored tie 1-1 in the 84th minute, Houston defender Cami Privett was issued a yellow card for a foul on forward Leah Galton about 30 yards from goal. Corboz sent the ensuing free kick into the box where Rodriguez toe-poked it past Dash goalkeeper Lydia Williams after a missed clearance by the Houston defense.

“All I remember is the ball got loose. There were many bodies in the box,” Rodriguez said. “We talked about how we just had to place it, in the first half we had many opportunities — but this time we were able to finish it.”

Sky Blue FC got on the board first in the 20th minute after another penalty kick scored by Sarah Killion, her fourth of the season and eighth of her NWSL career. She know leads the league with five goals. Killion’s PK came after forward Sam Kerr earned a foul in the box.

Houston came back though and Andressa scored in the 40th minute to make it 1-1 before halftime.

“We started really well and then we dropped off after the goal. I think we’re still building,” Kerr said on Lifetime after the game. “Obviously, a win’s a win, and we’re happy, but yeah, we’ve still got a lot to grown on.”

Sky Blue FC

1

Kailen Sheridan

Goalkeeper
33

Erin Simon

Defender
22

Mandy Freeman

Defender
3

Christie Pearce

Defender
8

Erica Skroski

Defender
7

Nikki Stanton

Defensive Midfielder
  61'
16

Sarah Killion

Defensive Midfielder
  20'
6

Taylor Lytle

Attacking Midfielder
  74'
11

Raquel Rodriguez

Attacking Midfielder
  85'
19

Kelley O'Hara

Attacking Midfielder
20

Samantha Kerr

Forward
  87'

substitutes

27

Caroline Casey

Substitute
10

Daphne Corboz

Substitute
  61'
21

Leah Galton

Substitute
  74'
2

McKenzie Meehan

Substitute
15

Kayla Mills

Substitute
73

Madison Tiernan

Substitute
  89'   87'

manager

 

Christy Holly

Manager

Houston Dash

18

Lydia Williams

Goalkeeper
2

Poliana Barbosa Medeiros

Defender
23

Cami Privett

Defender
  84'
5

Cari Roccaro

Defender
3

Rachel Daly

Defender
  21'
6

Morgan Brian

Midfielder
  81'
12

Amber Brooks

Midfielder
17

Andressa Cavalari Machry

Midfielder
  74'   40'
7

Kealia Ohai

Forward
16

Janine Beckie

Forward
14

Nichelle Prince

Forward
  71'

substitutes

1

Jane Campbell

Substitute
9

Sarah Hagen

Substitute
27

Caity Heap

Substitute
  74'
21

Melissa Henderson

Substitute
  71'
22

Camille Levin

Substitute
13

Denise O'Sullivan

Substitute
  81'
55

Janine van Wyk

Substitute

manager

 

Randy Waldrum

Manager

END 14

Match ends, Sky Blue 2, Houston Dash 1.

90'+4'

END 2

Second Half ends, Sky Blue 2, Houston Dash 1.

90'+3'

MISS

Attempt missed. Amber Brooks (Houston Dash) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

90'+2'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Denise O'Sullivan (Houston Dash) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

90'+1'

ATTEMPT BLOCKED

Attempt blocked. Melissa Henderson (Houston Dash) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Caity Heap.

89'

YELLOW CARD

Madison Tiernan (Sky Blue) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

89'

FREE KICK WON

Amber Brooks (Houston Dash) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

89'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Madison Tiernan (Sky Blue).

87'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Sky Blue. Madison Tiernan replaces Samantha Kerr.

87'

END DELAY

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

86'

START DELAY

Delay in match Janine Beckie (Houston Dash) because of an injury.

85'

GOAL

Goal! Sky Blue 2, Houston Dash 1. Raquel Rodríguez (Sky Blue) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner following a set piece situation.

84'

YELLOW CARD

Cambria Privett (Houston Dash) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

84'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Cambria Privett (Houston Dash).

84'

FREE KICK WON

Leah Galton (Sky Blue) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

82'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Denise O'Sullivan (Houston Dash).

82'

FREE KICK WON

Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

81'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Houston Dash. Denise O'Sullivan replaces Morgan Brian.

79'

FREE KICK WON

Caity Heap (Houston Dash) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

79'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Raquel Rodríguez (Sky Blue).

78'

MISS

Attempt missed. Raquel Rodríguez (Sky Blue) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Daphne Corboz with a cross following a corner.

78'

CORNER

Corner, Sky Blue. Conceded by Morgan Brian.

76'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Rachel Daly (Houston Dash) right footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Caity Heap.

74'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Houston Dash. Caity Heap replaces Andressa.

74'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Sky Blue. Leah Galton replaces Taylor Lytle.

74'

FREE KICK WON

Poliana (Houston Dash) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

74'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue).

73'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Samantha Kerr (Sky Blue) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Taylor Lytle.

72'

CORNER

Corner, Sky Blue. Conceded by Cari Roccaro.

71'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Houston Dash. Melissa Henderson replaces Nichelle Prince.

68'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Samantha Kerr (Sky Blue) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Kelley O'Hara with a cross.

61'

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution, Sky Blue. Daphne Corboz replaces Nikki Stanton.

58'

CORNER

Corner, Houston Dash. Conceded by Christie Pearce.

57'

ATTEMPT SAVED

Attempt saved. Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Janine Beckie.

55'

MISS

Attempt missed. Sarah Killion (Sky Blue) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Raquel Rodríguez.

55'

ATTEMPT BLOCKED

Attempt blocked. Raquel Rodríguez (Sky Blue) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

52'

MISS

Attempt missed. Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

52'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Amber Brooks (Houston Dash).

52'

FREE KICK WON

Samantha Kerr (Sky Blue) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

50'

OFFSIDE

Offside, Sky Blue. Sarah Killion tries a through ball, but Kelley O'Hara is caught offside.

47'

FREE KICK WON

Lydia Williams (Houston Dash) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

47'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Raquel Rodríguez (Sky Blue).

46'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash).

46'

FREE KICK WON

Erica Skroski (Sky Blue) wins a free kick on the right wing.

START

Second Half begins Sky Blue 1, Houston Dash 1.

45'+1'

END 1

First Half ends, Sky Blue 1, Houston Dash 1.

45'

MISS

Attempt missed. Amber Brooks (Houston Dash) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Janine Beckie with a cross following a corner.

44'

CORNER

Corner, Houston Dash. Conceded by Erin Simon.

43'

MISS

Attempt missed. Andressa (Houston Dash) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Morgan Brian following a corner.

42'

CORNER

Corner, Houston Dash. Conceded by Kailen Sheridan.

41'

CORNER

Corner, Houston Dash. Conceded by Erin Simon.

40'

GOAL

Goal! Sky Blue 1, Houston Dash 1. Andressa (Houston Dash) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

40'

POST

Andressa (Houston Dash) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

37'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash).

37'

FREE KICK WON

Sarah Killion (Sky Blue) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

35'

MISS

Attempt missed. Janine Beckie (Houston Dash) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Nichelle Prince with a through ball.

31'

FREE KICK WON

Kealia Ohai (Houston Dash) wins a free kick on the right wing.

31'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Erin Simon (Sky Blue).

28'

ATTEMPT BLOCKED

Attempt blocked. Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Amber Brooks.

28'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Nikki Stanton (Sky Blue).

28'

FREE KICK WON

Andressa (Houston Dash) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

26'

MISS

Attempt missed. Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Samantha Kerr with a cross.

25'

CORNER

Corner, Houston Dash. Conceded by Erin Simon.

24'

MISS

Attempt missed. Cambria Privett (Houston Dash) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Amber Brooks following a set piece situation.

23'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue).

23'

FREE KICK WON

Janine Beckie (Houston Dash) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

22'

FREE KICK WON

Nikki Stanton (Sky Blue) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

22'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Morgan Brian (Houston Dash).

21'

YELLOW CARD

Rachel Daly (Houston Dash) is shown the yellow card.

20'

GOAL

Goal! Sky Blue 1, Houston Dash 0. Sarah Killion (Sky Blue) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

19'

PENALTY WON

Penalty Sky Blue. Raquel Rodríguez draws a foul in the penalty area.

19'

PENALTY LOST

Penalty conceded by Amber Brooks (Houston Dash) after a foul in the penalty area.

15'

MISS

Attempt missed. Amber Brooks (Houston Dash) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Andressa.

13'

FREE KICK LOST

Foul by Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue).

13'

FREE KICK WON

Cari Roccaro (Houston Dash) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

12'

CORNER

Corner, Sky Blue. Conceded by Cari Roccaro.

12'

ATTEMPT BLOCKED

Attempt blocked. Samantha Kerr (Sky Blue) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Kelley O'Hara.

10'

MISS

Attempt missed. Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Rachel Daly.

7'

CORNER

Corner, Sky Blue. Conceded by Cari Roccaro.

7'

MISS

Attempt missed. Amber Brooks (Houston Dash) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Janine Beckie with a cross following a corner.

6'

CORNER

Corner, Houston Dash. Conceded by Erin Simon.

2'

MISS

Attempt missed. Nikki Stanton (Sky Blue) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Raquel Rodríguez.

START

First Half begins.

 

LINEUP

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

NJ
KO HT FT 90+
61
Daphne Corboz 10
Nikki Stanton 7
71
Melissa Henderson 21
Nichelle Prince 14
74
Leah Galton 21
Taylor Lytle 6
74
Caity Heap 27
Andressa Cavalari Machry 17
81
Denise O'Sullivan 13
Morgan Brian 6
87
Madison Tiernan 73
Samantha Kerr 20
20
goal

Sarah Killion 16

Penalty Kick

40
goal

Andressa Cavalari Machry 17

85
goal

Raquel Rodriguez 11

21
yellow card

Rachel Daly 3

84
yellow card

Cami Privett 23

89
yellow card

Madison Tiernan 73

HOU

Goals & Assists

20′ Sky Blue FC
Sarah Killion
Penalty kick
40′ Houston Dash
Andressa Cavalari Machry
85′ Sky Blue FC
Raquel Rodriguez

Disciplinary

21′ Houston Dash
Rachel Daly
84′ Houston Dash
Cami Privett
89′ Sky Blue FC
Madison Tiernan

Substitutions

61′ Sky Blue FC
  Daphne Corboz
  Nikki Stanton
71′ Houston Dash
  Melissa Henderson
  Nichelle Prince
74′ Sky Blue FC
  Leah Galton
  Taylor Lytle
74′ Houston Dash
  Caity Heap
  Andressa Cavalari Machry
81′ Houston Dash
  Denise O'Sullivan
  Morgan Brian
87′ Sky Blue FC
  Madison Tiernan
  Samantha Kerr


NJ

Match Statistics


HOU

11
Shots
15
4
Shots On Goal
4
2
Shots Blocked
2
4
Corners
6
17
Crosses
16
1
Offsides
0
7
Fouls
8
1
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
0
401
Total Passes
433
76.1%
Passing Accuracy
79.7%
48.2%
Possession
51.8%
29
Duels Won
43
16
Tackles Won
23
3
Saves
2
15
Clearances
12

Player Statistics

  • #
  • p
  • player
  • MINS
  • G
  • A
  • S
  • SOG
  • CK
  • OFF
  • FC
  • FS
33 D Erin Simon 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
22 D Mandy Freeman 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 D Christie Pearce 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 D Erica Skroski 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
7 DM Nikki Stanton 61 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
16 DM Sarah Killion 90 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1
6 AM Taylor Lytle 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 AM Raquel Rodriguez 90 1 0 3 3 0 0 2 1
19 AM Kelley O'Hara 90 0 0 2 2 2 1 3 1
20 F Samantha Kerr 87 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 1
27 S Caroline Casey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 S Daphne Corboz 29 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
21 S Leah Galton 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2 S McKenzie Meehan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 S Kayla Mills 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
73 S Madison Tiernan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Goalkeepers

  • #
  • p
  • player
  • MINS
  • GA
  • SF
  • SV
  • PF
  • PS
  • FC
  • FS
1 G Kailen Sheridan 90 1 15 3 0 0 0 0
2 D Poliana Barbosa Medeiros 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
23 D Cami Privett 90 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
5 D Cari Roccaro 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
3 D Rachel Daly 90 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6 M Morgan Brian 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
12 M Amber Brooks 90 0 0 4 4 0 0 2 1
17 M Andressa Cavalari Machry 74 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 1
7 F Kealia Ohai 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
16 F Janine Beckie 90 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 1
14 F Nichelle Prince 71 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 0
1 S Jane Campbell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 S Sarah Hagen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 S Caity Heap 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
21 S Melissa Henderson 19 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
22 S Camille Levin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 S Denise O'Sullivan 9 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
55 S Janine van Wyk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Goalkeepers

  • #
  • p
  • player
  • MINS
  • GA
  • SF
  • SV
  • PF
  • PS
  • FC
  • FS
18 G Lydia Williams 90 2 11 2 1 0 0 1