Men’s Soccer Clipped by Boston University

players fighting for ball
photo credit Gil Talbot

BOSTON, Mass. – The Harvard men's soccer team (0-8-1, 0-2-0 Ivy) was clipped, 2-0, by Boston University (3-9-1, 2-3-0 Patriot) on Tuesday night in Boston. Tonight's match was the seventh of nine non-conference tilts on the schedule this season. 

Alfred Perez made a mark on offense, putting both of his shots on goal while Oskar Nilsson made a total of four saves in net. 

The first 45 minutes saw no action on the scoreboard, the Terriers managing just two shots on target while the Crimson was unable to get in range. Nilsson stepped up for two saves and 13 different players accumulated minutes. 

The scoreboard remained untouched until the 59th minute when Boston University cut a quick pass through the defense and into the bottom left corner of the net. The Terriers doubled their score in the 61st minute when they put in a rebound after a scramble out front. 

Game Notes

  • Harvard recorded two shots on target to Boston University's six.
  • The Terriers committed 17 fouls to the Crimson's 13.
  • Boston University held a 19-5 shot attempt advantage. 

Up Next
Harvard looks forward to a five game homestand beginning with Brown on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 12 p.m.