NPSL Week 13 Midwest Review/Preview
First stop is the Eastern Conference, where Dayton Dynamo have played the most matches (5) and have the most points (13). It was a 6-point weekend in wins over . The other seven franchises are separated by only 4 points- Erie and AFC Cleveland are at 4 points. Fort Pitt and Rochester Lancers are at 3. FC Buffalo has 1 point and Syracuse FC is still looking for their first point.
Last week, Dayton had a 6-point run with wins over AFC Cleveland and Syracuse. Erie finally has matches on the board and drew FC Buffalo and AFC Cleveland. Rochester Lancers picked up three points with a 2-0 win over Syracuse FC.
This week, the Lancers go to Buffalo and host Fort Pitt and Dayton visits Erie and Syracuse.
In the Great Lakes Conference, AFC Ann Arbor (15 pts) and Lansing United (12) are 1-2. Grand Rapids FC (7pts, 3rd) and Michigan Stars (5pts, 4th) are next. FC Indiana (3pts), Detroit City (2pts), Milwaukee Torrent (1pt), and Kalamazoo FC (0pts) are in behind.
Last week, the Oaks lost to Lansing United but rebounded in a win over Grand Rapids FC. Here's the Lansing highlights from the Ann Arbor match.
And the GRFC highlights from Memorial Day
Grand Rapids FC also put points on the board with a 1-0 win over Michigan Stars and FC Indiana got three points with a 2-0 win over Kalamazoo FC.
This week, AFC Ann Arbor goes to Stars. Lansing hosts Milwaukee and Stars as well. Kalamazoo goes to FC Indiana and Milwaukee in the middle of next week. Le Rouge host Grand Rapids and go to FC Indiana.
In the North, everyone is in an umbrella- short of one franchise.
Dakota Fusion is 3-for-3 (9pts, 1st). Then, Med City FC is next (7pts, 2nd). Duluth FC is 3rd (5pts, 3rd) alongside TwinStars. VSLT FC and Minneapolis City are tied at 4 points with Sioux Falls Thunder. LC Aris FC are still looking for points.
Last week, Fusion held off MCSC, 3-2. Here's the first half...
Med City drew VSLT and Frank Spaeth talked about the team on KROC-AM1340
Duluth FC beat LC Aris as it was one of their three defeats- Duluth, 3-0 to Sioux Falls and 7-1 to TwinStars. Sioux Falls drew TwinStars at one earlier in the week... Here's that match as well...
This week, Fusion host TwinStars and Duluth. Med City hosts TwinStars mid-week. VSLT go to Aris and Sioux Falls. Thunder starts their week hosting Duluth Saturday. Sioux Falls also host Duluth Saturday.