West Virginia had a tough task ahead of them coming into tonights game versus No. 5 Michigan State. The Spartans were 9-1-2 and ranked fifth in the nation. None of that phased the Mountaineers as they defeated MSU 1-0.
The lone goal on the night came courtesy of sophomore Albert Andres-Llop‘s fifth goal on the season in the 51st minute of the match. The native of Spain, Andres-Llop, and his set up man, Jorge Quintanilla, came into the match as substitutes.
WVU was outshot by MSU 10-5 in the game but it didn’t matter.
The 1-0 win for the Mountaineers also comes against the No. 1 Ratings Percentage Index (better known as RPI) team in Men’s College Soccer.
The win puts the Mountaineers at 7-3-3 on the season. It goes down as only Sparty’s second loss of the season.