It hasn't been the year expected for the Memphis Tigers Men's Soccer team...
Some early season suspensions have left the U of M searching for players who can put the ball in the back of the Net...
And a series of 1-goal and Overtime losses on the road against ranked teams have left the Tigers with a 1-and-6 record.
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Enter Missouri State at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex....
This is the first home game for Memphis in almost a month..
The Bears and Tigers are tied in the overall series at 3-3-and-1.
Tigers Head Coach Richie Grant imploring his team to step it up offensively..
That's exaclty what they do...
Thomas Hyland chips into the box, to Sean Goulding, who serves it up to Ryan Ruble for the Header and the Goal!
Memphis takes the lead 1-to-nothing...
The Tigers then rely on their defense to close the door..
Namely Goalkeeper Michael Goodlett.. And the 6'3" Jr. From Bolton, Mississippi is ON his game...tips this one over the bar off the cross from a corner kick...
Goodlett working on a clean sheet late in the second half...denies another Bears Shot on Goal..
Tigers go on to win it.
The Tigers return to Conference USA competition 7pm Saturday to face UAB at The Rose..
Kick Time 7pm.