[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] Six teams -- including first-year MLS clubs RSL AZ and Seattle Sounders -- qualified for Finals Week for the first time in the U.S. Soccer
Development Academy's under-15/16 age group, which will be played July 9-16 at three venues in Milwaukee.
CASL Chelsea FC Academy, Dallas Texans, Los Angeles Galaxy, North Carolina Fusion, PA Classics and Real So Cal also won their respective groups in the Development Academy playoffs.
North Carolina Fusion rallied to beat Texas Rush AJ Auxerre, 2-1, and PA Classics came back from a goal down to beat North Meck by the same score and clinch their group titles.
CASL beat St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri, 1-0, on a goal in the last 10 minutes to advance to Finals Week for the third time.