Sacramento Gold (NPSL) 3, Burlingame Dragons (PDL) 1
Sacramento Gold forward Manolo Piña notched two goals in two minutes and an assist on a late insurance goal en route to a 3-1 victory against the Burlingame Dragons. Burlingame’s Jamael Cox sent a bending free kick over the wall and past the near post for the game’s first goal in the 45th minute. Sacramento countered with three second-half goals in the 56th, 58th and 89th minutes. The Gold travel to Lake Forest, Calif. to take on La Maquina in the Second Round.
Burlingame Dragons (PDL) at Sacramento Gold (NPSL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. PT; Capital Christian School; Sacramento, Calif.
Burlington Dragons Previous Appearances: Second appearance
Sacramento Gold Previous Appearances: First appearance
- Burlingame Dragons qualified after winning the PDL’s Southwest Division with a 10-2-3 record in 2015.
- Sacramento Gold qualified via an At-Large berth, following their 7-3-2 record in NPSL play last season.