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Solomon Asante Nets Brace For Phoenix Rising In 4-0 Thumping Of La Galaxy II In USL

Ghana international Solomon Asante netted a brace on Sunday morning to help his Phoenix Rising FC to run riot over LA Galaxy with a 4-0 win in the United Soccer League (USL).

The former Black Stars attacker who is the captain of his team earned a starting role for his side when they returned to action at the restart of the 2020 football season following a lengthy break in response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Having started off the match on a high, Phoenix Rising FC took the lead on the 9th minute when Junior Flemmings scored with an assist from Solomon Asante.

Now chasing the game, LA Galaxy tried to get back on level terms but was made to chase the game by the hosts.

With 4 minutes to end the first half, Jon Bakero and Solomon Asante both scored to give their team a 3-0 lead to take into the first half.

The Ghana striker will return from the break to score again on the 81st minute to complete his brace.

Last season, Solomon Asante enjoyed a very good campaign and looks like he is continuing from where he left off.

The 29-year-old forward is the star man for Phoenix Rising FC and definitely one of the best players in the USL.

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

Eric Nana Yaw KwafoJournalist

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