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El Paso Locomotive snatch win with 89th-minute goal

The El Paso Locomotive lead the USL Championship because nobody has shown a better sense of the monent.

Chasing Rio Grande Valley most of the night, El Paso caught them on a spectacular 67th-minute goal from Luis Solignac that made SportsCenter’s top 10, then took the lead on an 89th-minute strike from Sebastian Velasquez.

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A Dylan Mares goal on the final touch of the game made the final 3-1, running their unbeaten streak to 10 games and their home unbeaten streak to 19 games.

El Paso's Sebastian Velasquez fires s shot Saturday night in a 3-1 victory over Rio Grande Valley

“We want to win everything,” coach Mark Lowry said. “Every game. Every trophy that’s available, even the Copa Tejas. “Whatever is on the table where it’s a competition, a tournament, a trophy, we want to go and win it.”

Typically, El Paso did it late after trailing much of the night, though the eventual scoreline reflected a game where the Locomotive had two-thirds

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