FC Cincinnati ties Charlotte 1-1

06/10/2017 10:17 PM

In his first start at Nippert Stadium, Justin Hoyte scored his first goal for FC Cincinnati. The equalizer gave Cincinnati momentum entering the second half but the match ultimately ended in a 1-1 draw.

Cincinnati was hoping for a win in their return to Nippert Stadium after a loss on the road last Saturday. Following the tie, a big week now lies ahead for FC Cincinnati. To kick off the week, the club will host a town hall on Monday night to announce new stadium plans to season ticket holders.

Wednesday will mark the club’s first match against a MLS opponent. FCC will host the Columbus Crew in a fourth round U.S. Open Cup match. Columbus and Cincinnati fans are calling the matchup the “Hell is Real Derby”.

After the U.S. Open Cup game, Cincinnati will return to league play for a rematch. FCC will host the Charleston Battery on Saturday night. The last two meetings between the clubs ended in FCC losses. Most recently, the Battery defeated FCC in the season opener and before that Charleston knocked Cincinnati out of the USL Playoffs to end last season.

Kaci Kust

Kaci is a Production Specialist based out of the Northern Kentucky Spectrum News bureau. When she’s not working at the station she is covering high school sports, Bengals or EKU games for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. She played basketball for Hope College in Michigan where she earned a degree in journalism. She says if she wasn’t covering athletics for a living, she’d still be up early checking scores and stats. You can get the latest on the Bengals, EKU or high school sports in Northern Kentucky by following Kaci on Twitter @Kacikust.

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