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El Paso erupts late, coasts to shutout over Lights

Josue Gomez scored twice in the final nine minutes, once with each foot, to send El Paso Locomotive FC past Lights FC 3-0 in a United Soccer League match Saturday at Cashman Field.

Thomas Olsen had three saves, including one on a penalty kick by Jerome Kiesewetter in the 40th minute, for Las Vegas (8-11-8), which fell to 7-2-4 at home.

Lights defender James Kiffe was called for a penalty in the 52nd minute, leading to a goal by Sebastian Velasquez.

Gomez scored on a right-footed shot into the right corner of the net in the 81st minute and a left-footed shot into the left corner in the 90th.

Logan Ketterer had one save for El Paso (9-8-9), which held edges of 15-12 in shots and 6-1 in shots on goal. The Locomotive controlled possession at 51.7 percent.

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