July 10, 2016: at Lansing United (NPSL Regular Season)

dcfcheader

July 10, 2016
DeMartin Stadium, East Lansing, MI
NPSL Regular Season Match
Lansing United 3, Detroit City FC 1
LAN  Alec Greene (Lukas Muszong) 43′
LAN  James DeCosemo (Austin Dunn) 59′
LAN  James DeCosemo (Lukas Muszong) 74′
DCFC  Tyler Channell 80′

Lansing.  This is our third trip up here to play these guys.  And though we have taken only one point in our two previous visits, it is safe to say that the Northern Guard Supporters have claimed the Harrison Roadhouse as our territory.

2014

2014

2015

DSC09214

2016

dsc09961

The previous two years, a table or two of the Sons of Ransom (their supporters’ group) took our heat.  There were none to be seen this year.

dsc09963 dsc09966 dsc09967

dsc09971 dsc09972 dsc09973a dsc09975 dsc09977 dsc09978 dsc09980 dsc09982 dsc09984 dsc09985

Another very hot day in the aluminum bleachers of DeMartin Stadium, but it seemed we were receiving the cold shoulder from the Sons of Ransom.  In the past, there was the cross chanting at the Harrison Roadhouse, and some banter during the match.  If any of that took place this afternoon, I was not witness to it.

To extend City’s season into the playoffs, it was a must-win situation.  A late, first-half goal by Alec Greene gave Lansing a 1-0 lead.  Then, two goals by James DeCosemo within fifteen minutes during the middle of the second half was a body blow to our playoff aspirations.  Tyler Channell tallied in the 80th minute, sparking a glimmer of a comeback hope, but in the end, it was not to be.

The early success this season had us riding high, but it wasn’t enough to carry us through.  There was no singing in the DeMartin Stadium stands until they kicked us out.  There were no players joining us in the stands for tetris.  It was a tough defeat.  Then, later in the day, AFC Ann Arbor beat Kalamazoo FC, 2-0, sealing our fate.

dsc09988 dsc09990 dsc09992 dsc09995 dsc09998dsc00002 dsc00003 dsc00006 dsc00007a dsc00012 dsc00013 dsc00014 dsc00016 dsc00020 dsc00022 dsc00024a dsc00025 dsc00029 dsc00030 dsc00031 dsc00033 dsc00034 dsc00039 dsc00040 dsc00042a dsc00044 dsc00049 dsc00050a dsc00053a dsc00055 dsc00057 dsc00059a dsc00060 dsc00061 dsc00062a dsc00067 dsc00069 dsc00070 dsc00071 dsc00072 dsc00073 dsc00076 dsc00078a dsc00079a dsc00082 dsc00083 dsc00084 dsc00086 dsc00091a dsc00095 dsc00098a dsc00102 dsc00103a dsc00107 dsc00108 dsc00109 dsc00114 dsc00116 dsc00117a dsc00118 dsc00125 dsc00128 dsc00130

 

 

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

One thought on “July 10, 2016: at Lansing United (NPSL Regular Season)

  1. Pingback: 2016 Summary – Do Haeng Michael Kitchen

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s