Huntsville, Ala. (Aug. 27, 2023) – Huntsville City Football Club extended its home unbeaten streak to four games with a 2-2 draw against Inter Miami CF II at the Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium. Huntsville earned the extra point with a 5-4 shootout win, moving four points clear of the playoff line.
Huntsville grabbed the early advantage from a set piece in the 11th minute. On a corner kick, Ethan Zubak’s shot was saved by the Miami goalkeeper, but Joey Skinner was there to fire the rebound into the back of the net for his third goal of the season. Watch Skinner’s first goal here.
Goalkeeper Ben Martino made a penalty save late into first half stoppage time, but Miami equalized moments later on a corner of their own through Tyler Hall. Huntsville would grab the lead again a little more than midway through the second half. In the 65th minute, Skinner took in a pass from Nebiyou Perry and sent the ball into an open far corner for his second goal of the night. Watch Skinner’s second goal here.
Miami equalized again in the 87th minute through substitute Cameron Johnston, and regulation finished 2-2. In the shootout, Huntsville earned the extra point 5-4 with the winning score by Nebiyou Perry. Goalkeeper Ben Martino made a key save to send the shootout to a sixth and final round.
Huntsville City FC will be back in action against New England Revolution II at 6 p.m. CT on Friday, Sept. 1. The match can be seen on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app, while Huntsvillians will be able to watch the match at the official watch party at The Brass Tap.