Bethlehem Steel fought back after City Islanders charged furiously out of the gate. But after pulling even, Bethlehem fell at the death. Former Union men Aaron Wheeler and Pedro Ribiero contributed to the City Islanders’ win.
USL Match report
Bethlehem picked up their first win since July off the back of a Seku Conneh brace.
Bethlehem’s comeback fell short as Rochester scored an 88th minute goal to knock off a Bethlehem squad featuring a starting lineup almost entirely comprised of Philadelphia Union loanees.
A hybrid side of Steel professionals and Academy amateurs holds Harrisburg City Islanders full preseason squad in the wind in Wayne.
Bethlehem dominated the NPSL side from Philly in a scrimmage that was as much for conditioning as it was for the soccer.
James Chambers scored a beauty of a goal, but it wasn’t enough as Bethlehem was mathematically eliminated from playoff contention.