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Mattocks continues hot streak for new club Cincinnati

By Sports Desk February 14, 2019
Darren Mattocks Darren Mattocks

Jamaica international Darren Mattocks continued a strong preseason spell for Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion club Cincinnati FC after scoring again in a preseason encounter against Indy Eleven.

The 28-year-old, who joined Cincinnati in the offseason from DC United, is off to a good start at the club after also netting in the previous encounter against Montreal Impact.

Things, however, got scary for the Jamaican last week after he was forced from the training ground following a collision.  Follow a few days, however, the player was back on the field.

Cincinnati took the lead in the 12th minute after Forrest Lasso headed a Victor Ulloa corner kick towards the far post, where Nick Hagglund collected the ball and scored.  Indy, however, equalized in the 29th minute and took lead a few minutes later when Matt Watson beat the backline on a through pass and snuck his shot past goalkeeper Spencer Richey.

Less than a minute later, Mattocks brought things level once again after slotting a ball inside the far post after receiving a pass from Corben Bone.  Indy, however, picked up the game-winner through the Jamaican on their roster Dane Kelly who scored in the 60th minute.

 

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