Wednesday, September 19

LD Update: CCL for PR; NASL honors & final week

CCL News: The Puerto Rico Islanders resume Champions League play Wednesday with a second consecutive game against the LA Galaxy, who were victorious 4-0 three weeks ago. The Islanders have zero points at the midway point while the Galaxy are perfect.

NASL News: The league announced midfielder Ty Shipalane of the Carolina RailHawks as the Offensive Player of the Week and Puerto Rico Islanders defender Anthony Vasquez as the Defensive Player of the Week.

NASL Final Week: Though all six playoff teams have been set, competition for the seeding, including the second bye to the semifinals, continues as five of the final six games currently have a potential impact on the postseason pairings. The lone match with no meaning is Wednesday's match between league-leading San Antonio and the eliminated Atlanta Silverbacks.

Here is a quick look at team form going into the final week.

The Final Six

Wednesday, Setpember 19
San Antonio @ Atlanta
Carolina @ Tampa Bay
Saturday, September 22
Tampa Bay @ Carolina
Atlanta @ Puerto Rico
Sunday, September 23
Fort Lauderdale @ FC Edmonton
Minnesota Stars @ San Antonio

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