El Paso Locomotive FC Split Points with Monterey Bay F.C. After 1-1 Draw

EL PASO, Texas – El Paso Locomotive FC walked away with a point on Wednesday night at Southwest University Park after equalizing 1-1 against Monterey Bay F.C. 

Locomotive set the tone for the match early as forward Amando Moreno opened his and Locomotive’s 2024 scoring account after speeding past the Monterey Bay’s defense to capitalize on a beautiful no-look pass from forward Justin Dhillon.  

Monterey Bay would raise the offensive pressure in search of an equalizer, but Locomotive goalkeeper Jahmali Waite denied the visitors a goal in the first half, making three big saves to help El Paso retain its lead. 

Monterey Bay would increase its attacking intensity in the second half and would see its efforts pay off late into the match with an 87′ equalizer, spoiling the night for El Paso.  

NOTES 

  • Amando Moreno opened his scoring account for El Paso, which was also the first Locomotive goal of the season.  
  • Justin Dhillon grabbed the first assist for Locomotive in 2024.  
  • Diego Abarca and Noah Dollenmayer saw their first minutes of action in 2024, stepping on as second half substitutes.  
  • El Paso now remains without a win against Monterey Bay F.C. in four matches (1-2-2).  

UP NEXT: El Paso Locomotive FC faces Louisville City FC for its first-ever day game on Saturday, March 16 at 1 p.m. MT. Gates at Southwest University Park open at 12 p.m. MT and the first 1,500 fans through the gates will receive free Locomotive Sun Hats! Tickets for the match can be purchased at eplocomotivefc.com/tickets.