Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Minnesota aims for repeat of 2011 run
September 27th, 2012 8:52PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  nasl

MOST COMMENTED

[TALE OF THE TAPE: NASL Playoffs]The 2012 playoffs begin with the single-game quarterfinals this weekend when the Carolina RailHawks host the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers on Saturday and the Puerto Rico Islanders welcome the defending champion Minnesota Stars on Sunday. For a look at the matchups ...

The RailHawks, the 2011 regular-season champions, went winless in their first nine games to open the 2012 season but are 10-4-5 since then. The Strikers tied Carolina 3-3 twice at WakeMed Soccer Park and won 1-0 and 2-1 at home against the RailHawks.

Saturday: Carolina-Ft. Lauderdale, 7 pm ET

 CarolinaFt. Lauderdale
2012 Record10-8-109-10-9
Season Series0-2-22-0-2
Last Five Games1-3-11-2-2
Goals LeaderNick Zimmerman (15)Mark Anderson (11)
Assists LeaderMike Palacio (6)Walter Restrepo (8)


Minnesota begins in the same position -- at the bottom seed -- as it did last season when it won the NASL title. The Islanders are coming off a Concacaf Champions League match against Isidro Metapan on Thursday.

Sunday: Puerto Rico, 6 pm ET

 Puerto RicoMinnesota
2012 Record11-9-88-9-11
Season Series2-2-02-2-0
Last Five Games1-2-21-1-3
Goals LeaderNicholas Addlery (9)Amani Walker (7)
Assists LeaderJonathan Fana (5)Amani Walker (5)


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Video Pick: Gio and Manneh lead MLS golazos    
Giovani dos Santos' pinpoint header off a Steven Gerrard cross and Kekuta Manneh's 19-yard shot after ...
Euro 2016: Italy ends Spain's reign as European champion    
Spain's reign as European champion ended after eight years as it fell to Italy, 2-0, in ...
TV Report: Centenario final watched by 9.9 million viewers    
The Copa Centenario final between Argentina and Chile was watched by 6,900,000 million viewers on Univision ...
Video Pick: Explaining the Rise of Iceland    
Sixteen years ago, Iceland, a nation of 325,000, came up with a master player development plan. ...
NWSL Rewind: Flash flood of goals ties record    
The Western New York Flash tied an NWSL record when it beat the Boston Breakers, 7-1. ...
What They're Saying: Gerardo Martino    
"The players have no reason to not continue trying. They do it with honesty and effort. ...
By the Numbers: USA at the Copa Centenario    
The USA finished with a 3-3-0 (W-L-T) record -- its best record in four trips to ...
MLS Talking Points: Sounders' script is same    
The story was the same for the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Another New York opponent. Another ...
Messi says he's quitting Argentina    
The lasting image of the Copa Centenario won't be of Lionel Messi's free kick against the ...
Video Pick: Another big final miss for Higuain    
Bad luck seems to follow Gonzalo Higuain into the finals his goals have helped Argentina reach ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives