Monday, September 11, 2006

The USL First Division Regualar Season is over

The Montreal Impact have won the top spot in the USL First Division after the Rochester Raging Rhinos tied Charleston 0-0 Sunday night.

Montreal will now play the winner of the Vancouver-Miami series this weekend, while Rochester will face either Charleston or Puerto Rico.

The playoff series are a home-home event with the winner decided on aggregate. The hirer-seeded team hosts the first match.

The other results of the night say the Atlanta Silverbacks lose their last game 0-1 against Vancouver while Minnesota ended a disappointing season on a bad note as they lost 0-5 to Toronto.

Here is the final 2006 regular season table:

y Montreal Impact2851
y Rochester Raging Rhinos2850
x Charleston Battery2846
x Vancouver Whitecaps2846
x Miami FC2839
x Puerto Rico Islanders2838
Seattle Sounders2837
Atlanta Silverbacks2835
Virginia Beach Mariners2832
Toronto Lynx2832
Portland Timbers2827
Minnesota Thunder2827

x - clinched playoff spot
y - clinched one of the top two spots, earning a bye in the first round of the playoffs

Sept 15
Miami FC at Vancouver Whitecaps
Puerto Rico Islanders at Charleston Battery

Sept 17
Vancouver Whitecaps at Miami FC
Charleston Battery at Puerto Rico Islanders


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