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Memphis 901 FC Earns Point in 1-1 Draw Against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Memphis 901 FC's Rece Buckmaster and Luiz Fernando Earn Team of the Week Honors

June 8, 2024 – United Soccer League Championship (USL)
Memphis 901 FC News Release

Memphis, TENN. – Memphis 901 FC came away with a point in a tough matchup against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Saturday night at AutoZone Park.

Colorado Springs took the lead early with a set piece goal in the fifth minute, but Memphis responded with high pressure, eventually breaking through with a 38th minute goal from Luiz Fernando.

A give-and-go play between Fernando and Carson Vom Steeg gave the Brazilian winger the space to deliver a left-footed strike from 12 yards out. The score is his second of the season.

Memphis dominated play in the first half after the early concession holding 63% of the possession and forcing three saves on 13 shots. 901 FC poured in a season-high 27 shots in tonight’s match.

Memphis 901 FC will be back at AutoZone Park on Wednesday, June 12 to host Rhode Island FC at 7 p.m. CT. Tickets for the match are available on the club’s official website.

For more information on Memphis 901 FC, visit https://www.memphis901fc.com and follow the club on social media on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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