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
U.S. Abroad: Another convincing win for Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund    
Borussia Dortmund completed its second perfect week in a row when it beat Freiburg, 3-1, to ...
NWSL: Reign and Flash fight for final playoff berth    
The Seattle Reign, winner of the 2014 and 2015 NWSL Shield as regular-season champion, still has ...
NWSL: Edwards to retire after three pro titles    
Orlando Pride midfielder Becky Edwards, 28, will retire after Saturday's Pride game against FC Kansas City ...
This week in men's college soccer    
No. 1 Syracuse is off to its best start in school history -- starting out 8-0-0 ...
MLS Countdown: Lions and Kreis face crucial test at RFK    
A Saturday game between D.C. United and Orlando City matches teams with identical 7-9-13 records and ...
NASL owners remain 'undaunted' amid turmoil    
In response to reports of its potential unraveling, the six-year-old North American Soccer League issued a ...
What They're Saying: Eddie Rodger    
"They didn't just burn bridges with the local soccer community, they nuked them. It's disgraceful. They ...
MLS Moves: Pomykal will wear No. 19 in Rhine's memory    
Five years after former FC Dallas midfielder Bobby Rhine died suddenly and the team unofficially retired ...
What They're Saying: Jose Mourinho    
"I know that some football Einsteins -- football is full of Einsteins -- I know that ...
Video Pick: The Dancing Announcer of Leipzig    
Leipzig stadium announcer Tim Thoelke takes the field and adds some flair to the lineup announcement ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives