Derek Gebhard | Photo courtesy EP Locomotive
El Paso Locomotive FC took to the road to face off in a budding rivalry versus New Mexico United, to close out the last regular-season meeting between the two expansion clubs.
The drums and chants from Locomotive supporters in Isotopes Park filled the night but wouldn’t be enough to allow El Paso to notch the win.
At the end of 90 minutes, New Mexico would finish the contest 3-0, one of their goals coming from an early penalty that shifted the match’s momentum.
El Paso fielded a starting 11 missing many regular starters, including forward Jerome Kiesewetter and goalkeeper Logan Ketterer.
El Paso Locomotive FC plays their next match at home on Saturday, August 3rd against Portland Timbers 2.
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