Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Playoff pairings are set
September 21st, 2009 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[USL-1] The USL First Division field had been set since Sept. 11, so the final week determined the first-round pairings for the six teams behind regular-season champion Portland. Carolina, which had never advanced to the playoffs, took second place and will defending champion Vancouver in the first round. Other first-round pairings: Puerto Rico-Rochester and Charleston-Montreal. Complicating the playoff picture for the Islanders is their home game Tuesday against Saprissa of Costa Rica in the Concacaf Champions League.

Results:
Sept. 17

Portland 2 Cleveland 1
Goals:
POR: George Josten (Johan Claesson) 6
POR: George Josten (Mandjou Keita) 55
CLE: Ryan Stewart 63
Att.: 12,567

Sept. 18
Carolina 2 Montreal 0

Goals:
CAR: Daniel Paladini (penalty) 59
CAR: Brian Plotkin (Matthew Delicate) 90
Red Card:
MON: Stefano Pesoli 57
Att.: 2,316

Rochester 0 Charleston 0

Att.: 6,795

Vancouver 2 Cleveland 1
Goals:
VAN: Charles Gbeke (Marcus Haber) 11
CLE: Teteh Bangura (Jason Hotchkin) 45
VAN: Marlon James (penalty) 73
Att.:  5,642

Sept. 19
Miami FC 1 Puerto Rico 3
Goals:
PR: Nicholas Addlery (Cristian Arrieta) 1
PR: Jonathan Steele (Nicholas Addlery) 26
PR: Josh Hansen 60
MIA: Own goal 73
Att.:  880

Sept. 20
Minnesota 2 Charleston 3
Goals:
CHA: Darren Spicer (Nelson Akwari) 17
CHA: Tsuyoshi Yoshitake (Jamie Franks) 26
MIN: Melvin Tarley 28
MIN: Ricardo Sanchez (Marco Terminesi) 35
CHA: Dan Antoniuk (Tsuyoshi Yoshitake) 79
Att.:   3,773

Final Standings:
TEAM W L T GF GA P
Portland 16 4 10 45 19 58
Carolina 16 7 7 43 19 55
Puerto Rico 15 7 8 44 31 53
Charleston 14 5 11 33 21 53
Montreal 12 11 7 32 31 43
Rochester 11 9 10 34 32 43
Vancouver 11 10 9 42 36 42
---------------------------------------------
Minnesota 7 13 10 39 44 31
Miami FC  8 17 5 26 52 29
Austin (-2) 5 17 8 28 51 21
Cleveland 4 19 7 22 52 19

Leading Scorers:
12 Gbeke, Vancouver
11 Menyongar, Rochester
11 Keita, Portland
10 Pore, Portland
10 Arrieta, Puerto Rico
9 James, Vancouver
8 Addlery, Puerto Rico
8 Tarley, Minnesota
9 Haber, Vancouver

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Region IV teams sweep ODP titles again     
For the second straight year, Region IV teams won all four ODP Championships. Cal South took ...
What They're Saying: Sinisa Mihajlovic    
"Let's be clear. I didn't take his neck, I took his shirt, pushed his chest and ...
Johnson hits Gladbach winner; no stopping Tijuana    
Fabian Johnson scored his first goal since moving to third-place Borussia Moenchengladbach in its 2-0 victory ...
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
Preseason play wrapped up Saturday with the Houston Dynamo (Carolina Challenge Cup), New York Red Bulls ...
MLS: Projected opening day lineups    
MLS is slated to start its 20th season on Friday when the defending champion LA Galaxy ...
Gallardo shines as U.S. U-17s rout Cuba     
Joe Gallardo, who suffered a broken shinbone last August, scored a hat trick as the USA ...
Garber: 'Nobody's looking for a work stoppage'    
Speaking at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston on Friday, MLS commissioner Don Garber ...
What They're Saying: Univision's Juan Carlos Rodriguez    
"If the rights are already fixed, there's little incentive to FIFA to award 2026 to the ...
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
The MLS preseason wraps up on Saturday with 18 of 20 teams in action, all but ...
MLS issues record fine to owner Dell Loy Hansen    
One MLS owner, Real Salt Salt's Dell Loy Hansen, has not been shy about expressing his ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives