SOUTH BEND, IN – The Pitt men’s soccer team (6-5-4, 2-3-3 ACC) fell on the road Friday night to the ACC regular season champion Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 6-0.
With the loss, Pitt secured the No. 8 seed in the upcoming ACC Tournament and will play host to No. 9 Louisville Wednesday, Nov. 1 at Ambrose Urbanic Field.
ESSENTIAL GAME INFO
Pitt starting XI: Cabral Carter, Jackson Gilman, Albert Thorsen Fabian Grau, Felipe Mercado, Guilherme Feitosa, Joao Souza, Mateo Maillefaud, Luis Sahmkow, Filip Mirkovic, Eben McIntyre
Notre Dame starting XI: Matthew Roou, Eno Nto, Bryce Boneau, Nolan Spicer, Kyle Genenbacher, Ethan O’Brien, Matthew Radivojsa, Maurice Williams, Paddy Burns, KK Baffour, Josh Ramsey, Wyatt Lewis, Sebastian Green
Records: #20 Pitt (6-5-4, 2-3-3 ACC) | #5 Notre Dame (11-1-4, 6-0-2 ACC)
Location: Alumni Stadium | South Bend, IN
Notre Dame Goals: Eno Nto 4 (10), Matthew Roou (10), Wyatt Borso (1)
Notre Dame Assists: Bryce Boneau 3 (5), Nolan Spicer 2 (4), Kyle Genenbacher (4), Wyatt Lewis 2 (2), KK Balfour (6)
HOW IT HAPPENED – FIRST HALF
- Just over 30 seconds in Joao Souza got behind the Notre Dame backline and ripped a shot from the top of the box that just missed the right corner
- The Irish broke through with the first goal of the match in the 10th minute as Eno Nto converted on a Pitt turnover. He buried the ball into the right corner beating a sprawling Cabral Carter
- Pitt had a…