In a Major Arena Soccer League win that showcased its strong defense and goalkeeper play, the Blast (4-0) defeated the host Syracuse Silver Knights, 11-4. After the Silver Knights' Elmo Neto scored early in the second half to tie the game at 4, the Blast took over. Lucas Roque found the corner of the net with a shot that gave the Blast a 6-4 lead entering the fourth quarter. Goalie William Vanzela (13 saves) ended the game with strong play in net, and Syracuse (1-2) was held scoreless for the rest of the way. Tony Donatelli and Onua Obasi scored empty-net goals to seal the win.