Minneapolis City SC vs. Duluth FC
Huron High School | Ann Arbor, MI
7.20.18 | Midwest Semi-Final
Current 2018 Records (W-L-D):
Duluth: 5-1-1; 3-1-3 at home/on the road
Minneapolis: 6-0-1; 4-0-3 at home/on the road
Having made it through the quarter-final via PK heroics, Duluth FC now take on fellow NPSL North club Minneapolis City in the Midwest Region Semi-Finals.The match will be the third of the season between the two clubs and the fifth in their existence. This season Minneapolis have a positive record against Duluth of 1-0-1, with the full record between the sides being 1-1-2. Whoever wins said match will be claiming their first NPSL Playoff Semi-Final victory and earn their first NPSL Regional Final appearance.
The BlueGreens will face Minneapolis having played a tough quarter-final against Grand Rapids FC, going up two goals, conceding two, and finally grabbing victory via two penalty saves from substitute goalkeeper Alberto Ciroi and successful pens from Santiago Castro, Ricardo Ramos, Aidan Hill, and Kyle Farrar.
The match, as with the semi-final between AFC Ann Arbor and Cleveland SC along with the Midwest Final, will be hosted in Ann Arbor Michigan on July 20th. It will be Duluth’s second time visiting Michigan in recent history, having gone there to play Detroit City FC the previous year.
Friday’s match will be streamed and covered via our social media live. Keep an eye out for links and updates through the remainder of the week as your BlueGreens look to make club history and represent the North.