USL debutantes Marin FC defeat the Glens 2-1 at Skyline College in San Bruno.
The Glens will hit the road to play against another USL newcomer Davis Legacy on Wednesday May 25 while Marin has a long wait until Sunday June 12 when they host FC Golden State Force.
El Farolito defeat Oakland SC 2-1 in another San Francisco v Oakland battle.
Next up for Faro is another Oakland battle, this time against the Stompers on June 4 at Raimondi Park 4:30 kickoff, while Oakland SC will continue their road swing, this time against Academica SC in Turlock on the same day 7:30pm start.
For the first time since July 2019 the main SF City team finally took to the field. Since then the team had been embroidered in a scandal with USF along with the uncertainty of returning to play. The supporters patience finally paid off with a match at Kezar Stadium.
However, an early goal from Central Valley was enough to spoil the return as the road team won 1-0.
Our photo album is here.
SF City will take the week off before resuming play on Friday May 27 against the very same Fuego this time in their home field in the Fresno/Turlock area. However, the Fuego play Project 51O in an afternoon tilt in Oakland on Sunday May 22.
The Quakes defeat the Timbers 3 to 2 thanks to a game winning goal from Jamiro Monteiro in the 80th minute. In addition to his first goal in the waning minutes of the first half Jackson Yueill gave the team their first goal in the 31st minute. This was their third straight home win under interim coach Alex Covelo.
Our photos right now can be found on our instagram page @3pointsport
The Quakes have a quick turnaround this time with a rare Sunday match at home against Sporting Kansas City 4:30pm start. Portland returns home to host Philadelphia on the same day 7pm kickoff.
Our coverage for the week was at Redwood City, San Francisco, and Fremont.
The Quakes win in dramatic fashion at Seattle in the US Open Cup tournament on Wednesday and will advance to play at Sacramento against the Republic (USL Championship) on Wednesday May 25.
While they squander a 3-2 lead only for Vancouver to draw even at 3 in the closing minutes of the game,
San Jose Earthquakes draw Vancouver, 3-3
The Roots draw on the road at Las Vegas 1-1. The usual takes from Soccer Bay Area and the Roots Blog.
Three things we learned: Oakland Roots earn 6th draw of the season vs. Las Vegas Lights
Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots take tie against Las Vegas
Mike has the deets on the Bay Cities game.
Second Half Strike Dooms Bay Cities in Loss to Cal United
And the Quakes II team blow out Colorado 7-1.
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Mike and Doug at Soccer Bay Area finally has their highlights from the NPSL and USL League Two beats:
NPSL Week 8: Farolito and Sacramento Win, Retain Top Spots
USL League 2 – Week 2: , SF Glens win opener, Project 51O tops SF City FC
After a two year hiatus USL League Two play finally returned to the Bay Area. 51O made their long awaited debut with a road trip to San Rafael to play Marin and came out with a 1-0 victory. The SF Glens opened up their season at their temporary home at Skyline College in San Bruno with a win over FC Golden State Force 1-0.
The last of the Bay Area teams finally returned to the fold with a road trip to Ohlone College in Fremont with a match against the Oakland Roots reserves in their home opener. However it was the home team that continued their winning ways with a 2-0 win over City.
The photo album/travelogue is here, including the Instagram posts:
SF City will finally return to Kezar after a two year hiatus with their home opener against Central Valley Fuego 2 (Fresno/Turlock) on Friday May 20 at 7pm, while 51O will host the same opponent on Sunday May 22 at 3pm at Merritt College in Oakland.
SF Elite Metro (formerly SF Metropolitan FC) defeat the SF City Bs 3 to 1
The first round of league play is complete–the SF City reserves begin the second half with a match against Mexicali FC at the Beach Chalet on Sunday May 22 2:45 pm start.
Bay Cities lose 1-0 to Cal United (Irvine, CA) on a questionable goal in the second half.
Our photo album is here:
Bay Cities now hit the road with a game at the DC/Maryland area against Maryland Bobcats on Saturday May 21 at 4pm while Cal United get a break before returning to play hosting Flower City United on Saturday May 28 at 7pm.
Our coverage was from San Jose where the Quakes defeat the Rapids 1-0.
Doug and Mike at Soccer Bay Area has the deets from three spots where the Roots draw Orange County 2-2 in last year’s playoff rematch. Also Bay Cities are on a winning streak with 1-0 win at LA, and of course the Quakes.
Karlsson’s late goal gives Oakland Roots a point against Orange County
Bay Cities Stuns LA on Romero’s Late Strike
San Jose Earthquakes defeat Colorado 1-0
While Jon has his summary on the Roots match.
Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots comeback to tie OCSC 2-2
Project 51O makes their debut against Marin FC marking the return of USL League Two since 2019.
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And the NPSL and 51O highlights from Mike and Doug.
NPSL Week 7: Sacramento Overwhelms Napa, Oakland SC Earns Last Minute Draw
USL League 2 – Week 1: Project 51O beat Marin FC
The Earthquakes defeat the Rapids 1-0 thanks to a Nathan goal in the 64th minute. JT Marcinkowski gets his first shutout of the year.
Our photo album is coming up. Also some highlights can be found on our instagram page @3pointsport
The Quakes now hit the road for an Open Cup match at Seattle on Wednesday May 11 at 7pm before returning to league play heading across the border against Vancouver on Saturday May 14 at 4pm. The Rapids also have an Open Cup match on the road at Minnesota United on the same Wednesday at 5pm before returning home to host LAFC in league play on Saturday at 12:30pm