This Week 3-25-24

Double coverage this weekend at PayPal Park with the Quakes finally winning their first game of the 2024 season against Seattle and a friendly finally played after being postponed in October.

Bay FC lose to Washington Spirit 2-1 with a goal from Dorian Bailey in the 11th minute, who was originally drafted by her former team in 2019. Asisat Oshoala gets on the scoring tally with the assist.  The Sprit tied the game with a goal from Hal Hershfelt in the 23rd minute with the game winner late into stoppage time from Croix Bethune.  The women will finally open at home against the Houston Dash this Saturday.

The Town FC (formerly Quakes 2) get an away win against Timbers 2 on the road with the final being 3-1.

The NPSL roundup is here courtesy of Mike at Soccer Bay Area.  The plan is to cover select games from the league once again this year.

NPSL Golden Gate Conference: Week 3 Roundup

Soccer Bay Area has their Quakes summary courtesy of Kevin…

Key lineup changes propel Quakes to their first victory of the season

While Mike at Soccer Bay Area (again) and Jonathan at the Roots Blog share their takes on the Roots loss to defending USL champions Phoenix:

Former Oakland Roots Stars Lead Phoenix Rising to Win Over Their Former Club

Oakland Roots falls to Phoenix Rising; identity, attacking woes, international duty, more

In addition to the Leagues Cup being announced with MLS and Liga MX, the NWSL and Liga MX Femenil will be playing their own version of the USA vs Mexico tournament.  Bay FC will once again play against their West Coast rivals San Diego Wave and Angel City FC, with the first game in San Diego and the second game at PayPal Park.  Club America’s women’s team will also be part of the tournament with that match again here at PayPal Park.

The schedule for Bay FC is here, with the semi-final played the week of August 4 and the title match on the weekend of October 25 – 27.

Is there anything else you like to see here?  Let us know on our Instagram page @3pointsport.  Stay tuned for news and highlights from The Town FC and the Bay Area USL League Two clubs as well.