After completing the sweep rival New York Red Bulls II on Sunday afternoon, Bethlehem Steel FC pushed its unbeaten streak to a historic seven matches. Here’s a deeper dive into the numbers during Steel FC’s impressive streak.
0: Losses by Bethlehem Steel FC since May 25th
2: Number of draws during the streak (vs. Ottawa Fury FC and vs. Richmond Kickers)
2: Shutouts against rival New York Red Bulls II
2: Players that tallied their first professional goal during the streak (Aaron Jones and Adam Najem)
3: Shutouts during the streak by Steel FC
3: Goals by Chambers and Seku Conneh
4: 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)
5: Position Steel FC sits in the USL Eastern Conference
5: Steel FC wins during the streak
7: The current unbeaten streak, the longest current run in the USL and the longest in the club’s history.
8: Different goal scorers during the streak (Chambers, Conneh, Najem , Jones, Cory Burke, Santi Moar, Chris Nanco and Fabian Herbers)
8: Players registering a goal or assist during the streak (Chambers, Conneh, Burke, Najem, Moar, Nanco, Jones, Tribbett, Herbers and Yosef Samuel)
9: Goals scored during the run of play
11: Goals scored by Steel FC during the streak
13: Different players from MLS-affiliate Philadelphia Union have made appearances for Steel FC during the streak (Tribbett, Najem, Jones, Herbers, Jake McGuire, John McCarthy, Giliano Wijnaldum, Josh Yaro, Richie Marquez, Auston Trusty, Brian Carroll, Keegan Rosenberry, Marcus Epps)
17: Points earned during the unbeaten streak
17: Age of Anthony Fontana and Matthew Real, the youngest players to play during the streak.
20: Blocked shows by the squad during the streak
22: Saves by Steel FC goalkeepers.
29: Different players that have played during the streak
35: Age of Brian Carroll, the oldest player to play for Steel FC during the streak.
69: Shots taken by Steel FC during the streak
283: Duels won by Steel FC during the streak
2756: Passes completed by Steel FC during the streak
Steel FC concludes its three-game homestead against in-state rival Pittsburgh Riverhounds on Saturday, July 15. The match will be the first of three meetings this season and tickets for the rivalry match can be purchased online here or by calling the Bethlehem Steel FC ticket office at 844-STEELFC.