Harpo’s FC (Colo., Open Division) 0, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (USL) 1
In a rematch of last year’s Second Round match-up between Harpo’s FC and the Colorado Springs Switchbacks, the result was the same as Switchbacks FC ran out 1-0 winners. Martin Maybin gave the host the lead in the 13th minute. Harpo’s pressured relentlessly and nearly created an equalizer on multiple occasions through the final 20 minutes, Switchbacks FC held firm to secure passage to the Third Round where they will face Arizona United at Peoria Sports Complex in Peoria, Arizona on June 1.
Harpo’s FC (Colo., Open Division) at Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (USL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. MDT; Switchbacks Stadium; Colorado Springs, Colo.
Harpo’s FC Previous Appearances (Best Finish): Second appearance (2015, 2016: Second Round)
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC Previous Appearances: Second appearance (2015: Second Round)
- The game marks a rematch of last year’s second round clash where Colorado Springs defeated Harpo’s 2-1.
- Christopher Salvaggione and Shane Wheeler pushed Harpo’s to a 2-0 first round victory against Albuquerque Sol on May 11.
- After defeating Harpo’s FC in 2015’s second round, Colorado Springs defeated Real Monarchs SLC 1-0 in third round play before falling 4-1 to the Colorado Rapids 4-1 in the fourth round.
- Seven matches in to the USL campaign, Colorado Springs holds a 5-2-0 record, good enough for third-place in the league’s Western Conference.