After the final whistle, New Mexico United players sprinted to the supporter sections through a haze of black and yellow smoke to celebrate the team’s first-ever United Soccer League win.
On Wednesday night, New Mexico United (1-0-2) defeated the Tulsa Roughnecks (1-1-1) by 2-1 in front of an announced crowd of 8,330 at Isotopes Park.
“This is the reason we become soccer players,” United’s Santi Moar said. “We dream to play in front of these type of crowds. Having this amount of people in the stands is unbelievable.”