Sept. 30, 2007
Both teams battled through a defensive first half as the Blue Demons registered just four shots to the Panthers' two. Pitt, however, took charge offensively after halftime, tallying eight shots in the second half to DePaul's four.
The Panthers had multiple chances to break-open the 0-0 game, but could not find the back of the net. In the 50th minute, Pitt midfielder E.J. McCormick (
Panther midfielder Matt Baker (
Minutes later, Matt Langton (
Neither team produced much offense through the first overtime period as the game continued into the second overtime, marking Pitt's second-consecutive double-overtime game and fourth overtime contest this season.
With 1:27 left on the clock, Mangan received a pass from teammate Julian Chille off a corner kick and headed the ball into the net for the 1-0 DePaul win. The Panthers and Blue Demons have a history of playing down to the wire as Pitt notched a 1-0 victory over the Blue Demons last season, scoring in the final second of regulation.
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