Oklahoma City Energy FC lost its fourth consecutive match 1-0 to the Orange County Blues FC on Saturday night at Pribil Stadium in front of a sellout crowd of 3,741.
Orange County (3-6-0) had lost its last three matches, including a 2-0 loss to Charlotte on Thursday night.
Saturday night’s contest was almost a draw. In the 90th minute however, Orange County’s Gibson Bardsley raced ahead of a long goal kick and tapped a shot over the head of Oklahoma City goalkeeper Jon Kempin for the game-winning goal.
Officials put three minutes of stoppage time on the clock but Oklahoma City (2-5-0) was unable to convert on its chances.
Both teams managed 13 shots on the night and Orange County outshot OKC 3-2 for shots on goal. Kempin finished with two saves on the night. Adda Djeziri and David Leichty each got one shot on goal.
Oklahoma City heads to Tulsa on Wednesday, taking a break from its regular season schedule to make its debut in the US Open Cup against Tulsa Athletics of the NPSL.