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SHOWDOWNS: Day 3 matches to watch
December 29th, 2008 8AM

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With matches at 20 fields scattered across three complexes around the Orlando area, it's hard to pick which matches to follow. Here are five involving teams who are both perfect going into Monday's final day of group play. With semifinal play eliminated, they have everything to play for on Day 3.

Discoveries SC Green vs. PDA Cruyff
(Under-19 Showcase Blue, Bracket B)
Kickoff: 6:30 PM ET
Site: Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex? #02

-- Discoveries SC Green won the 2008 South Carolina state fall under-18 title two weeks ago. It features Uruguayan-born Enzo Martinez, considered the most-heralded player to ever come out of South Carolina.
-- New Jersey's PDA Cruyff won the 2008 Region I U-17 Premier League title.

Texas Football Club vs FC Alliance
(Under-17 Copa Blue, Bracket B)
Kickoff: 2:30 PM ET
Site: Austin Tindall Park? #07

-- TFC, coached by former Dallas Burn defender Ed Puskarich, finished fourth in this fall's Dallas Classic League and sixth in the Region III Premier League West.
-- FC Alliance, based in Knoxville, Tenn., won the Tennessee U-17 state championship in the fall. The club was formed following the merger of the Impact and Smoky Mountain Soccer Clubs.

Dallas Texans Red Dallas vs. Alpharetta Ambush
(Under-16 Showcase Blue, Bracket B)
Kickoff: 8:30 PM ET
Site: Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex? #03

-- The Texans, the 2008 Region III champions, won this fall's Dallas Classic League U-16 championship.
-- David Eristavi, who coached Georgia (the country) champion Dinamo Tbilisi, leads the Ambush, one of the top programs in Georgia (the state).

Kendall Soccer Coalition White vs. Arlington Travel SC Venom
(Under-16 Predator White, Bracket B)
Kickoff: 6:30 PM ET
Site: West Orange Soccer Complex #3

-- Kendall won the U-15 Copa title at the 2007 Disney's Showcase, sweeping all five games.
-- Arlington captured the 2008 National Capital Soccer League U-16 First Division title with an 8-0-1 record.

Brentwood Premier vs. Chicago Fire Juniors of Mississippi Blue
(Under-16 Copa Blue, Bracket B)
Kickoff: 8:30 AM ET
Site: Austin Tindall Park #01

-- Brentwood won the Tennessee U-16 state title in November.
-- The Mississippi Fire finished second in the 2008 state cup at the U-15 level.



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