Photo courtesy of Mark Reis/Switchbacks FC
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Following a lengthy weather delay, the Swope Park Rangers clinched their spot in the 2017 USL Cup Playoffs by scoring three goals in under three minutes to top Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC 3-1 at Weidner Field on Saturday evening. Kharlton Belmar shined for the visitors, scoring the second goal of the game while providing the assist on the first goal of the game. Pascasl Eboussi scored the lone goal for Colorado Springs late into the match, but the home side was unable to mount a comeback. With the win, the Rangers improve to 15-7-6 on the season, while Colorado Springs falls to 9-12-8 this campaign.
20’ – SPR – Oumar Ballo (Kharlton Belmar)
20’ – SPR – Kharlton Belmar
22’ – SPR – Nansel Selbol (Felipe Hernandez)
90+2’ – COS – Pascasl Eboussi (Tobenna Uzo)
Three Things That Matter:
USLSoccer.com Man of the Match:
Kharlton Belmar, Swope Park Rangers – Belmar provided one assist and recorded one goal to lead the Rangers to victory at Weidner Field on Saturday.
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC vs. Orange County SC – September 30, 8 p.m. ET, Weidner Field
Swope Park Rangers vs. LA Galaxy II – September 27, 8:30 p.m. ET, Children’s Mercy Victory Field