After knocking off in-state rival Harrisburg City Islanders on Tuesday night, Bethlehem Steel FC extended its unbeaten streak to five matches while notching their third straight victory. Here’s a deeper dive in the numbers during Steel FC’s impressive streak.
0: Losses by Bethlehem Steel FC in June
1: Number of draws during the streak (vs. Ottawa Fury FC)
2: Consecutive shutouts by Steel FC
2: Players that have played every minute during the unbeaten streak (James Chambers, Ken Tribbett)
3: Steel FC wins during the streak, all on the road while setting a new club record
3: Goals by Chambers and Seku Conneh
3: Goals allowed during the streak
4: Different players from the Philadelphia Union Academy have made appearances for Steel FC during the streak (Mark McKenzie, Dawson McCartney, Josue Monge, Anthony Fontana)
4: Steel FC wins during the streak
4: Position Steel FC sits in the USL Eastern Conference
5: Steel FC’s unbeaten streak, tying the club’s record established last season.
5: Different goal scorers during the streak (Chambers, Conneh, Cory Burke, Adam Najem, Santi Moar)
8: Players registering a goal or assist during the streak (Chambers, Conneh, Burke, Najem, Moar, Tribbett, Yosef Samuel, Chris Nanco)
9: Goals scored by Steel FC during the streak
10: Different players from MLS-affiliate Philadelphia Union have made appearances for Steel FC during the streak (Tribbett, Najem, Jake McGuire, John McCarthy, Giliano Wijnaldum, Josh Yaro, Richie Marquez, Auston Trusty, Aaron Jones, Keegan Rosenberry, Marcus Epps)
13: Points earned during the unbeaten streak
16: Blocked shots by the squad during the streak
26: Different players that have played during the streak
44: Shots taken by Steel FC during the streak
50: Average possession Steel FC has maintained during the streak
267: Consecutive shutout minutes by Steel FC
2076: Passes completed by Steel FC during the streak
Bethlehem Steel FC is currently on break from regular season play by participating in 'Soccer Night in PA for Sandy Hook’, on Tuesday, June 27. Steel FC will play against Newtown Pride FC at 6 p.m. at WCUSC Turf Field in West Chester, PA. The match will be also raising funds and awareness for Newtown Youth and Family Services.
Steel FC returns to USL play with a three-game homestead, starting on Saturday, July 1. Kickoff at Goodman Stadium on the campus of Lehigh University is set for 5 p.m. Tickets for the match can be purchased online here, or by calling the Bethlehem Steel FC ticket office at 844-STEELFC.