UPSL: Milwaukee Bavarians complete double with win over Sporting AZ FC

A week after winning the U.S. Amateur Cup, the Milwaukee Bavarian SC  won the United Premier Soccer League for the first time with a 3-2 win over Sporting AZ FC in the spring championship final.

Goals from Nicolas Marshall, Nick Wilson and Scott Lorenz staked the 89-year-old club to a 3-0 lead, just enough, as it turned out.

Alejandro Aguilar and scored for Daniel Arrubla for Sporting AZ FC, which had made the third round of the 2018 U.S Open Cup.

“We played great in the first half but we were obviously a little tired in the second, and were still able to hold on,” Bavarian SC coach Patrick Hodgins said. “Full credit to Sporting AZ FC for storming back and making it tough on us, they’re a deserving side.”

The Bavarians are the first team east of Nevada to win an UPSL title. The league, formed in 2011, has expanded rapidly in the last year after starting out in Southern California.
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