Match Review: Savannah Clovers v FC Cardinals

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Savannah, Ga - Saturday's 4-2 win over FC Cardinals moves the Clovers onto 24 points with just one game left in the UPSL Spring Season. The visiting Cardinals got on the board in the 19th min. The Cardinals #9 fought off two Clovers defenders to put away the first goal of the game. It didn't take long for the Clovers to equalize, Seth Fite took advantage of a Cardinals defensive breakdown and scored in the 23rd min. The Clovers would keep the pressure on and score a second goal in the first half. Captain Jay DeAlmeida scored in the 35th min of play off a Momadou Quattara assist. The Clovers scored early in the second half. Henry Bane managed to get behind the defense and score on a beautiful volley in the 49th min. Unfortunately Bane would have to leave the game due to injury on the play. The Cardinals would cut the Clovers' lead to 3-2 in the 67th min after converting a Penalty Kick. The Clovers would secure the win in the 85th min. Jared Seff's shot was saved, but the Cardinals GK couldn't keep out the rebound shot by Oscar Pen. A dramatic 4-2 win maintains the Clovers in 3rd place in the UPSL Southeast Conference. Be sure to join us on July 14th for the last match of the UPSL Spring Season. The Clovers will host Broncos  United FC at Floyd E. Morris Field at Daffin Park. Kickoff is scheduled for 5pm. Fans are encouraged to donate school supplies to benefit the Savannah Chatham County Public School System.  

ABOUT SAVANNAH CLOVERS: DERIVED FROM FIRST CITY SUPPORTERS, SAVANNAH CLOVERS FOOTBALL CLUB WAS FOUNDED 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).

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