The Wolverines fought hard Wednesday night and earned a 1-0 victory on a game-winning goal by junior forward Francis Atuahene.
The Wolverines (3-4-4 Big Ten, 6-5-7 overall) couldn’t get the result they needed, falling to Rutgers (5-2-3, 11-2-4), in Piscataway with a final score of 1-0.
Just after they were honored for Senior Night on Saturday, seven Wolverine seniors took the field knowing it could be the last home game of their collegiate careers.
The Michigan women’s soccer team fell, 2-1, to rival Michigan State in a game defined by missed scoring chances.
Freshman forward Mohammed Zakyi outstretched his foot and knocked the ball into the net, giving the Michigan men’s soccer team a 2-1, double-overtime victory.
Saturday was his best performance yet, signaling the completion of his transition to the college game.
The Michigan men’s soccer team fell 3-1 in South Bend on Tuesday night, conceding two goals in the last 10 minutes.
Led by junior forward Francis Atuahene and his two goals, the Michigan men's soccer team came out on top against Rutgers.
Michigan’s formation was far from ordinary. Lining up in a 5-4-1 configuration, the Wolverines worked to assert defensive dominance, win the ball, connect and counter.
Goals have been hard to come by for the Wolverines this season, but Friday’s game offered more than a glimmer of hope.