Week 7 Standings includes games of Sunday May 21st, 2000.

GP W L T GF GA BP Points
Orange County 11 6 5 0 17 17 2 26
San Diego 8 6 2 0 15 8 2 26
El Paso 6 3 3 0 17 11 3 15
Bay Area 6 2 3 1 10 16 1 10
Vancouver 4 1 2 1 9 6 1 6
Seattle 2 1 0 1 4 2 1 6
GP W L T GF GA BP Points
Minnesota 6 4 0 2 12 5 2 20
US Pro-40 6 3 2 1 10 11 1 14
Tennessee 6 3 3 0 11 15 1 13
Milwaukee 4 2 2 0 7 5 1 9
Cincinnati 3 1 2 0 3 6 0 4
Indiana 4 0 4 0 1 8 0 0
GP W L T GF GA BP Points
Hampton Roads 6 4 1 1 8 3 0 17
Richmond 7 4 3 0 7 8 0 16
Atlanta 6 3 3 0 10 5 3 15
Charleston 6 3 1 2 9 7 1 15
Pittsburgh 4 3 0 1 8 4 1 14
Hershey 5 2 3 0 8 6 2 10
Raleigh 5 0 2 3 4 11 1 4
GP W L T GF GA BP Points
Rochester 4 2 2 0 7 4 2 10
Toronto 3 2 0 1 4 2 0 9
Boston 7 2 5 0 7 12 0 8
Long Island 3 1 1 1 4 5 0 5
Connecticut 7 0 6 1 3 15 0 1
Montreal 2 0 2 0 1 3 0 0

Week 7 Schedule & Results

 Vancouver   0
 Orange County   2
 Minnesota   0
 Raleigh   0
 Minnesota (4-0-1) - Raleigh (0-2-2) The winless Raleigh Capital Express remained just that, but a draw against the defending A-League champion is something the team will savor. Raleigh goalkeeper Chris Lewis made six saves in the 0-0 draw.
 Rochester   3
 Connecticut   0
 Rochester (2-1-0) - Connecticut (0-6-1)In a game that doubled as a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup qualifier, Rochester walked away with a 3-0 win over the Wolves on a cold and slippery night at Veteran's Memorial Stadium. Onandi Lowe picked up a loose ball deep on the left side and scooped the first goal of the game over the sprawled goalkeeper David Winner four minutes into the match four the lead. A pair of goals two minutes apart by second half substitute Eddy Sebrango sealed the deal for the Rhinos second win of the season.
 Milwaukee   2
 Indiana   1
 Milwaukee (2-1-0) - Indiana (0-5-0)Chris Jahr's header in injury time of the second half lifted the Milwaukee Rampage to a 2-1 win over the Indiana Blast in front of a franchise-record crowd of 3,583 Friday night at cold and damp Kuntz Memorial Soccer Stadium. The play began with a corner kick by Milwaukee's Steve Bernal. Blast goalkeeper Chuck Browder could only punch the ball straight up, and Jahr headed it home for the deciding goal. After Jeff Dresser missed a 33rd-minute penalty kick when Milwaukee goalkeeper Dan Popik guessed correctly and dove to his left to pin the ball against the ground shy of the goal line, Indiana scored first on Peter Baah's penalty kick in the 52nd minute. Former MLS All-Star Vitalis "Digital" Takawira converted a two-on-one breakaway after a giveaway at midfield to knot the score in the 64th minute.
 El Paso   6
 Orange County   2
 El Paso (3-2-0) - Orange County (5-5-0)In a game that doubled as U.S. Open Cup qualifier, The El Paso made up some ground on Orange County, who finished their qualification process, with an offensive attack led by Craig Yacks and Bisser Georgiev. The two scored within a minute of one another midway through the first half to pull the Patriots to a 3-0 lead. Yacks, who assisted Georgiev on his goal, added another early in the second half and was followed by Kirk Wilson and Georgiev to put the game out of reach at 6-1 with fifteen minutes remaining.
 Vancouver   7
 Bay Area   0
 Vancouver (1-1-1) - Bay Area (2-2-1) In a game that doubled as U.S. Open Cup qualifier, The Vancouver 86ers hammered the Bay Area Seals with a hat-trick from Alfredo Valente, who came off the bench when it was when it was already 3-0 at the 64th minute. Three minutes later he got his first and didn't stop. Jason Jordan got things going early with the 86ers second goal. He later added assists on Valente's first and third goals of the night.
 Seattle   0
 San Diego   1
 San Diego (5-2-0) - Seattle (1-1-1) The San Diego Flash nipped the Seattle Sounders 1-0 at Mesa College’s Douglas Stadium before a crowd of 2,358. Flash goalkeeper Tom Tate improved to 4-0-0 on the season with the win, while goalscorer Guillermo Jara added to his goal streak. Mark Baena was playing his first match against his former team, since the Flash acquired him in an off-season trade. Both teams had shots graze off the woodwork in the first half. Kevin Legg’s blast bounced off the right post in the 10th minute and in the 27th minute Seattle’s Sean Henderson skimmed a 15-yard volley off the crossbar. The Flash had several good opportunities, but did not convert until the 74th minute. Guillermo Jara’s beat Seattle goalkeeper Preston Burpo with a six-yard shot after receiving a through-ball from Legg inside the box. Tate, who recorded his third straight shutout, made three saves in the last three minutes; including one off the line at the whistle.
 Milwaukee   0
 Cincinnati   1
 The Cincinnati Riverhawks nipped the Milwaukee Rampage on a 60th minute goal by Bonyoko "Bobo" Bobole on an assist from Alessio Giacobbene as goalkeeper Greg Sutton held on for the shutout with six saves in the game.
 Tennessee   0
 Atlanta   3
 Iggy Moleka led the Atlanta Silverbacks to their third win on the young season in a game that doubled as a U.S. Open Cup qualifier at DeKalb Memorial Stadium. Moleka struck in the 30th minute and once again to give the Silverbacks the 2-0 lead. Jamaican National Team player Patrick Beech put the game away with a goal in the final moments on an assist by Josh henderson.
 Raleigh   1
 Charleston   1
 The Raleigh Capital Express are still winless at 0-2-3, with two draws in as many days following a 0-0 stalemate with the defending A-League champion Minnesota Thunder Friday. The Capital Express got on the board first before 4,470 spectators at Charleston's Blackbaud stadium. Raleigh midfielder Randy Merkel scored his first goal of the year in the 27th minute to his team the edge. Chaleston's Mac Cozier would find Pual Conway in the 57th minute, however, to level the score.
 Long Island   1
 Pittsburgh   3
 With a victory against Long Island tonight, Pittsburgh took a commanding lead over the Rough Riders in the home-and-home series that determines who will advance to the U.S. Open Cup tournament. The Riverhounds(3-0-1, 14 pts)went up 3-0 in the first half. David Flavius scored first, taking a short pass from David Husbands in the 28th minute and putting the ball past Rough Riders goalkeeper Paul Grafer. Riverhounds forward Mike Butler then added two quick goals, one in the 32nd minute off an assist from midfielder Jair Vasquez and the other in the 36th minute off an assist from Flavius. The Rough Riders attempted a comeback in the second half, with midfielder Edson Buddle scoring off an assist from forward Irasto Knights in the 48th minute. But that was the end of both teams’ offensive output. Grafer and Pittsburgh 'keeper Doug Petras each made five saves. Pittsburgh and Long Island will play the other half of the U.S. Open Cup qualification series May 27 in Long Island.
 Richmond   1
 Hershey   0
 In a heated match that doubled as a U.S. Open Cup qualifier, Richmond edged the Wildcats before 1,457 at Hersheypark Stadium Saturday with a 73rd minute goal by Peter Luzak on an assist from Kevin Knight. In the final moments of the game Dwayne DeRosario of Richmond and Hershey's Mike Henning were given red cards for fighting.
 Minnesota   1
 Hampton Roads   1
 The Minnesota Thunder played to their second draw in as many nights with a 0-0 finish the night before in Raleigh against the Capital Express. Hampton Roads' Seamus Donnelly knocked a penalty kick off the crossbar in the 37th minute after Minnesota's Ubusuku Abukusumo was called for a foul A minute later, Donnelly opened the scoring for Hampton Roads with his third goal of the season. Thunder keeper John Swallen charged out of the goal as Donnelly received a pass from Jaymi Bailey. Donnelly put a soft touch on the ball and it slowly rolled past Swallen and into the left corner of the net. Minnesota tied the match in the 60th minute when Gerard Lagos received a crossing pass from John Menyongar in front of the Mariners' goal. Lagos split two defenders, scoring from 11 yards out.
 Tennessee   2
 Cincinnati   1
 The Tennessee Rhythm became the first A-League team to qualify for the 2000 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with their second qualification win over the Cincinnati Riverhawks. The first half started off bad for the Riverhawks, giving up a goal to the Rhythm’s Jeff Bauer in the 3rd minute. Pasi Kinturi followed up the act with a goal in the 17th minute on an assist from Jeremy McClure. The Hawks had their chances in the first half getting off seven shots, but Rhythm goalkeeper Eric Green was up to the challenge, keeping the Hawks scoreless in the first half. The Riverhawks finally got on the scoreboard with a goal off a free kick by Teodor Matis in the 78th minute.
 Rochester   0
 Boston   2
 Boston gained some ground on the defending Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup qualification Group 7 with their win at Bowditch Stadium, pulling within two points with one game each against the Connecticut Wolves left to play. Ebbie Kodiat put the Bulldogs up 1-0, scoring just before the half in the 41st minute on an assist from Dushawne Simpson. Tom Poltl set up Sam Franklin to seal the deal for the Bulldogs in the 82nd minute.
 Montreal   0
 Toronto   1
 The Toronto Lynx and Montreal Impact have opened their seasons in opposite fashion, Toronto undefeated at 2-0-1 and Montreal winless of 0-2-0. Toronto's Francisco Dos Santos scored the lone goal of the game on an assist from Brian Ashton in the 26th minute when he lobbed the ball over Impact goalkeeper Peter Zaratin. Toronto goalkeeper Theo Zagar, who recorded his first shutout of the year, made two saves in the final ten minutes on Abraham Francois headers. Zagar deflected the first and scooped up the second to give Toronto the win.
 Seattle   3
 Bay Area   2
 The Seattle Sounders became the second A-League team to clinch a berth in the 2000 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with their overtime win against the Bay Area Seals. Seattle's Darren Sawatzky set up Erik Storkson for the first goal of the night in the 7th minute but was the hero at the end of the match, scoring in the 80th minute on an assist from Viet Nguyen to level the score and then again from Nguyen in the 104th minute for the win. Kevin Jeffrey tallied two assists in the match for the Seals.
 El Paso   1
 San Diego   2
 The San Diego Flash made up ground on the Orange County Waves with their narrow win over El Paso in this U.S. Open Cup qualifier. The El Paso Patriots caught the Flash off guard in the first minute, scoring on a goal from Kevin Noleen on an assist from Alberto Mancera. San Diego's defense clamped down from that moment on as Flash goalkeeper Thomas Tate only had to make one save the rest of the night. Carlos Farias scored first for the Flash on a penalty kick in the 55th minute. Carlos Calderson tallied the game-winner just three minutes later on an assist from Kevin Legg.

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