Savannah, Ga - Amid the biggest party in Savannah, the Clovers made their UPSL Home debut against rivals Lowcountry United. The night saw three goal scorers in the 7 goal thriller with United getting the better of the Clovers. Miguel Lopez opened the scoring early in the first half after a miscommunication between the United GK and back line. Lopez's night would continue by completing a hat trick before being subbed off due to a slight injury. The back and forth nature of the game saw great spells of possession and lead changes by both teams. United would upend the early work by the Clovers by going up 1-2 before the first half would end. The second half saw an urgent Clovers side jump to a 3-2 lead over their rivals. Miguel Lopez completed his hat trick by scoring off a rebound and loose header in the box. United would refocus after going down 3-2 and score two more goals stemming from defensive errors by the Clovers. The match would end 3-4 in favor of Lowcountry United. The Savannah Clovers will be looking to rebound as they take on Bragg FC on the road next weekend. The Clovers will be back at home on April 7th against Broncos FC.
ABOUT SAVANNAH CLOVERS: DERIVED FROM FIRST CITY SUPPORTERS, SAVANNAH CLOVERS FOOTBALL CLUB WAS FOUNDD ON JUNE 23, 2016 AS AN AMATEUR SOCCER CLUB. OPERATING AS A NON-PROFIT, WE HOPE TO ENGAGE PLAYERS, FANS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES IN AN EFFORT TO GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. IN SPRING OF 2018, THE SAVANNAH CLOVERS WILL COMPETE IN THE NEWLY FORMED UPSL SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE. FORMED IN 2011, THE UPSL IS A SANCTIONED 5TH DIVISION SOCCER LEAGUE. Click here for Savannah Clovers Season Tickets.
ABOUT THE UNITED PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 140-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards. UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).