Originally appeared in Voyageurs Soccer Talk message board.

Canada Kicks: Richmond Comes to Town
by Winnipeg Fury

Richmond Comes to Town
Lynx ready for round two.
from the Lynx

TORONTO-Monday, September 11-The Toronto Lynx, one of the last eight
teams bidding for the A-League Championship,  face a two-game home
and home series this weekend with a tough Richmond Kickers squad.
Richmond is one of only two teams having won an impressive 20 of their 28
games played during the
regular season.

The Lynx host the Kickers at Varsity Stadium this Friday, a 7.30 p.m. start,
and  then it's on to Richmond, Virginia, for game two on Sunday at 7.  The
winner of this two-game series will be in the Eastern Conference Final one
week  later and the eastern winner will play the Western Conference winner
for the North American A-League title. The A-League is 25 teams in a
U.S.-Canada loop stretching from Toronto and Montreal down to Atlanta
across to El Paso, San Diego and San Francisco north to Seattle and

Round two is a total goals aggregate with the result of each game
becoming meaningful only if the teams are tied on goals. Lynx head coach
Peter Pinizzotto is reporting all players fit following the 2-1 elimination win
against Long Island on Friday and the team will be training at Varsity
Stadium Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week
between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Results of round one and the complete draw:
Toronto Lynx 2, Long Island Rough Riders 1
Richmond Kickers 2, Hampton Roads Mariners 1
Charleston Battery 1, Raleigh Capital Express 0
Rochester Raging Rhinos 4, Hershey Wildcats 2
Milwaukee Rampage 3, El Paso Patriots 2
Minnesota Thunder 7, Indiana Blast 0
Seattle Sounders 2, Bay Area Seals 1
Vancouver 86ers 2, San Diego Flash 1
(Vancouver won 5-4 on penalty kicks following a 1-1 tie)

Fri. Sept. 15 (7.30 p.m.) and Sun. Sept. 17  Toronto Lynx vs. Richmond Kickers
Fri. Sept.  15 and Sat., Sept. 16  Charleston Battery vs. Rochester Raging Rhinos

Wed. Sept. 13 and Sat. Sept. 16  Minnesota Thunder vs. Vancouver 86ers
Fri. Sept. 15 and Sun. Sept. 17 Seattle Sounders vs. Milwaukee Rampage

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