FIFTY… by the numbers

Photo by staff photographer Nate Benson

When Gary Boughton lofted into the AFC Cleveland net late Friday, the marker rang up as the 50th goal in all competitions for FC Buffalo. Here’s a rundown of numbers from our golden goals:

45 goals have come in National Premier Soccer League play

5 goals have come in Cup competition

19 different players have scored for FC Buffalo

19 different players have assisted

1 goal has come from a free kick

3 goals have come from the penalty spot

36% (18 goals) have come in the first half

64% (32 goals) have come in the second half

2 goals have been slotted in stoppage time

3 is the earliest minute a goal has been scored by FCB (Stedman)

90+1 is the latest (twice, Stevens & Zorn)

– 1 goal has been scored in the first 10 minutes of a game, the lowest for any 10-minute period.

9 have been scored in both the 60-69th minutes and 80-89th minutes, the highest for any 10-minute periods.

3 goals have been scored in the final five minutes of the first half.

1 goal has been scored in the first five minutes of the second half.