NPL/ECNL-RL Matchday #4
The NPL and ECNL-RL return this weekend as teams from all across the state are now moving towards the middle of the season. As always, three points are paramount in this weekend’s matchups as tables are starting to take shape.
Here are your NPL/ECNL-RL games of the week:
|U16 Girls NPL 1
|Monterey Surf Soccer Club
|Only a few matches have been played in the U16 Girls NPL 1, with Monterey Surf coming out as an early leader thanks to a 7-2 victory last weekend. Their opponents this weekend are California Odyssey, who have yet to play a league game this fall.
|U17 Boys ECNL-RL
|Los Gatos United
|This weekend's U17 Boys ECNL-RL matchup pits second place against third as Clovis Crossfire will welcome Los Gatos United to Central California. Los Gatos have been perfect so far, with nine points from three games, while Clovis have only dropped a single result this season and sit just behind their opponents with six points from three games.
|U15 Girls NPL South Bay
|Stanford Strikers FC
|This weekend's U15 Girls NPL South Bay matchup between Burlingame SC and Stanford Strikers FC could have title implications. Though the two sides have combined to play just five games, both sit on six points, though Burlingame have a game in hand over Stanford. Three points this weekend could put either side level with first place Los Gatos United.
|U15 Boys ECNL-RL
|Just one unbeaten team remains in the U15 Boys ECNL-RL and though neither AC Marin nor Valley Surf are that side, both are near striking distance of first place South Valley Chivas. AC Marin come into the weekend with six points from three games, while Valley Surf have picked up four from three.