Detroit City gives up late lead on penalty, settles for draw with Michigan Stars

Detroit News staff

Kyle Nuel scored on a penalty kick in the 87th minute and Michigan Stars FC earned a 1-1 draw against Detroit City FC in a National Independent Soccer Association match at Romeo.

The penalty was brought about by a handball in the penalty area and ended a stretch of 37 minutes that Detroit City held a 1-0 lead.

Cyrus Saydee scored the only goal for Detroit City.

Le Rouge held that lead after Cyrus Saydee scored off an assist from Patricio Botello Faz in the 50th minute.

Nathan Steinwascher was in goal for Detroit City (4-0-1), which failed to win for the first time this season. Micah Bledsoe was in the net for Michigan Stars FC (1-2-1).