It’s first place versus second as the Puerto Rico Islanders and the San Antonio Scorpions meet for the second time this season on Saturday, June 16th at the Bayamon Soccer Complex.
The hosts bounced back from an unexpected loss to the Carolina RailHawks to defeat the Tampa Bay Rowdies 2-0 last weekend. David Foley was guilty of missing a penalty, but provided an assist on Jay Needham’s winner before Jarad Van Schaik secured the win in the closing minutes of the match.
San Antonio is the most in-form team in the league at the moment, riding an eight-match unbeaten streak heading into this match. Last week the Scorpions dispatched the Atlanta Silverbacks 3-0 in San Antonio, NASL Offensive Player of the Week Pablo Campos scoring a brace to move the Scorpions up to second place in the table.
The Scorpions hosted the Islanders for the expansion side’s first-ever home match. The Islanders spoiled the party for San Antonio, running out 4-0 winners in the first ever meeting between the two clubs.
Puerto Rico Islanders vs. San Antonio Scorpions
Saturday, June 16, 2012— 7:30 P.M. EDT
Bayamon Soccer Complex
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
2012 Series: Islanders, 1-0-0, 3pts
Puerto Rico San Antonio
Head Coach Adrian Whitbread Tim Hankinson
2012 Records 1st: 6-2-2, 20pts 2nd: 5-4-1, 19pts
Last Five Games W W D L W W W D D W
Goals Leader David Foley (5) Pablo Campos (5)
Assists Leader Jonathan Faña (5) Esteban Bayona (3)
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