EP Locomotive FC Gets First Win of the Year

EL PASO, Texas – El Paso Locomotive FC let out a huge sigh of relief on Friday night when it beat Loudoun United FC 2-0 to pick up its first win of the 2024 season.

Coming into tonight winless in nine league matches and with Head Coach and Technical Director Brian Clarhaut out on suspension, the challenge no doubt was going to be difficult. However, Locomotive would not let that them deter them, showcasing that desire to win just 42 seconds in with forward Amando Moreno making a wide run into the box to set up forward Tumi Moshobane nicely for the finish.

Loudoun would eventually find their rhythm but Locomotive still made sure it ended the first half on top with Moshobane making an incredible run towards goal in the 40′ to selflessly pass the ball over to Eric Calvillo for the finish.

Loudoun would dominate possession of the ball for a majority of the match and continuously tried to get one on the board, but Locomotive’s defense remained strong and sturdy as it kept out its opponent to snag the first three points of the year.

UP NEXT: El Paso Locomotive FC are back home for El Paso Night on Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m. MT versus Memphis 901 FC! Fans can look forward to a free Locomotive flag giveaway, given to the first 1,500 fans when gates at Southwest University Park open at 6 p.m. MT. Tickets can be purchased now at eplocomotivefc.com/tickets.