The Vancouver Whitecaps and Charleston Battery moved into the semifinals of the USL First Division's playoffs with victories in the first round of the playoffs.
Vancouver knocked off
expansion Miami FC, 6-1, on aggregate. Brazilian great Romario
scored Miami's only goal. Former MLS player Stephen Armstrong
's second-half goal gave Charleston a 1-0 win at Puerto Rico
Sunday night and the series victory, 3-2, on aggregate.
Vancouver will face top seed Montreal in an all-Canadian semifinal. The Battery will meet Rochester in the other semifinal series next
for complete game results and goal scorers.)