This weekend, the U15, U17 and the U19 Impact teams will play two games in two days away from home. Saturday, against Continental FC Delco, the U15s will play at 11am, at the same time as the U17 team, while the U19s will play at 1:30pm. On Sunday, against FC Westchester, the U15 team will play at 10am, the U17 team at noon and the U19 team at 2pm. Saturday’s games will be played in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, while Sunday’s games will be played in Purchase, New York.
The three Impact teams are coming back from a historic weekend where they beat the three New York Red Bulls teams at home.
The Impact U15 has a 16-6-1 record, the U17 a 15-5-3 record and the U19 a 18-1-4 record.
Impact U15 – New York Red Bulls U15: 3-1 win
Impact U17 – New York Red Bulls U17: 2-1 win
Impact U19 – New York Red Bulls U19: 2-1 win
Head to head
It’s the first and only game this season against Continental FC Delco. Last season, the Impact U18 won 4-2 and the U16 2-0. Defender Raphaël Garcia scored a brace for the older team while Woobens Pacius scored two goals for the U16.
Against FC Westchester, the three Impact teams won their game in the start of the season. The U15s won 3-1, the U17s 2-1 and the U19s 4-0.
Continental FC Delco’s U15 team has a 6-17-1 record and is one of the worst teams in the league in terms of goals allowed with 80. The U17 team has had a tougher time with a 3-20-2 record, while the U19 team has a 6-15-2 record.
FC Westchester U15 is the team that boasts the club’s best results, with a 11-6-6 record and only 20 goals allowed this season. The U17 team has a 7-13-4 record and the U19 team a 3-15-5 record.
About Continental FC Delco
Continental FC Delco’s fields are located in Conshohocken, in Pennsylvania. In this state, this is the club that placed the most players in the NCAA after graduating.
Many ex-Continental FC Delco players had a long career in MLS, including Ben Olsen, now D.C. United’s head coach, and Jeff Larentowicz, who plays for Atlanta United.
About FC Westchester
The club was founded in 1984 by Al Pastore and plays its home games on the grounds of New York’s State University.
Since it was established, many players that spent a portion of their youth years with FC Westchester went on to have professional careers, including Thomas McNamara, who plays with New York City FC in MLS.
The Director of Coaching and head coach of the U17 and U19 teams, Stephen Carson, had a long-playing career in Europe before coming to FC Westchester, playing 400 games in Scotland and England.