NPSL Midwest: Week 11 Recap


Med City FC 1 vs Minneapolis City SC 2 : Rochester Regional Stadium, Rochester, MN – Eleven Sports

Med City’s season ended with a whimper as they fell 2-1 to the Crows, and fell out of the playoff positions. Minneapolis opened the scoring in the 37th minute through Max Stiegwardt and doubled their margin in the 78th minute, with a goal by Aidan O’Driscoll. The Mayhem spoiled the clean sheet with an 86th minute tally from Joshua Balsiger. With their win, Minneapolis City secured the top seed for the playoffs and a bye into the regional semifinals – which they are also hoping to host.  

Duluth FC 5 vs Sioux Falls Thunder 2 : Public Schools Stadium, Duluth, MN – Eleven Sports

The BlueGreens rolled over the Thunder and continued their momentum into the playoffs, although they will have to navigate a regional quarterfinal against Carpathia on Tuesday. As for the match itself in Duluth, Dylan Sumner scored twice and Golden Boot winner Sidney Warden, Martin Grzywa and James Westfield all also scored. The South Dakotans bright spark Stephenson Storm got their two goals. 


FC Indiana 1 vs FC Milwaukee Torrent 2 : FC Indiana Stadium, Lafayette, IN – Facebook

Torrent regained the second seed for the Midwest region and its bye into the regional semi-finals in a back and forth match against the Lions. Tony Doellefeld opened the scoring for the Torrent before Indiana equalized through Ricardo John. Flavio Cruz then provided the winner for the visitors. 

La Crosse Aris 0 vs Dakota Fusion FC 4 : Logan High School, La Crosse, WI – Facebook

Aris made their season debut in La Crosse in their final match of the season. Fusion got doubles from Samuel Coxon and Diego Valle.

Panathinaikos Chicago 0 vs Carpathia FC 5 : Nike Sports Complex, Naperville, IL – No Announced Stream

Carpathia warmed up for the playoffs with a routine 5-0 win over PAO. Doubles from Jeff Adkins and Ryan Williams were completed by a solo shot from Joseph Tinnion.