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Detroit City FC’s winless streak reaches five with a loss in Orange County

Detroit City FC’s losing streak reached two and its winless streak reached five with a 3-2 loss to Orange County SC in a United Soccer League Championship match in Irvine, California, Saturday night.

A Bryce Jamison goal in the 78th minute broke a 2-2 tie and gave Orange County the win.

Le Rouge got on the board first, when Stephen Carroll headed in a high free kick off the foot of James Murphy in the 19th minute.

DCFC’s only lead in the match would last 21 minutes and disappeared in the 40th minute when Andrew Fox lofted a pass 50 yards further upfield, from his own side of midfield into the penalty area, where Thomas Amang fired the ball towards goal tapped and the ball deflected off the ball. foot of Devon Amoo-Mensah.

Orange County took its first lead when Owen Lambe made a cross pass to Kyle Scott, who fired a shot past Nate Steinwascher for a 2-1 lead.

Detroit City equalized in the 67th minute after Rhys Williams was fouled just inside the penalty area and Abdoulaye Diop took the penalty low to the left for a 2-2 draw.

Jamison’s winner came just six minutes after coming on as a substitute, when Amang centered a pass on him and ripped it with his right foot into the bottom left corner of the net and past a diving Steinwascher.

DCFC’s final chance came in the 88th minute when Ben Morris, with the keeper down and the net open, fired a shot over the crossbar.

Detroit’s 0-3-2 streak has dropped it to 5-3-2, sixth in the Eastern Conference. Orange County is 5-4-3 in third place in the Western Conference.

Le Rouge will then return to action on Saturday, June 8 for a match against Rhode Island FC. The kick-off is at 7:30 PM.

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