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Category Archives: Match Recap

Midwest Region Crowned NPSL Combine Champions

Led by Lansing United head coach Eric Rudland, the Midwest region won the inaugural NPSL combine championship Sunday afternoon, defeating the South region, 2-1. United’s Tyler Pasher scored the first goal of the match and FC Buffalo’s Bobby Ross had the game-winner for the Midwest, which was comprised of some of the top players in … Read More

United’s Playoff Hopes Dented by 3-0 Loss at FC Buffalo

Just three weeks ago, things looked great for Lansing United. The Hoops sat atop the NPSL Midwest region, and seemed to have put their goal scoring drought in the rear view mirror after a convincing 4-0 home win. But 313 minutes of play later, they’re still waiting for another goal. And unless they find a … Read More

Rudland’s Midwest Team Takes down West at NPSL Combine

Brian Cunningham scored in the 51st minute and Tyler Pasher assisted on the game-winning goal as the Midwest, led by Lansing United head coach Eric Rudland, defeated the West region, 2-1, at the National Premier Soccer League combine Saturday. “The entire Midwest region was well represented,” Rudland said. “Our Lansing United boys were fantastic, as … Read More

United’s Dream Season Ends

WHIPPANY, N.J. — Lansing United’s inaugural season has been an overwhelming success. Unfortunately, that success and the season ended Sunday night in the NPSL National Semifinal at the hands of the U-23 team of Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls in a 2-0 defeat. United came into Sunday’s final-four match as a heavy underdog, facing the … Read More

CHAMPIONS: United Takes Midwest Title with 2-1 Win over Fort Pitt

Leigh Rumbold summed up what everyone was thinking Sunday night at the East Lansing Soccer Complex: “Oh man, he’s done it again.” Done it again indeed. Gabe Mateo cemented his status in United history by scoring yet another monumental goal, one that clinched the Midwest Region championship and a trip to the NPSL National Semifinals. … Read More

Final Match to Serve as Conference Championship Game

In their inaugural season, Lansing United has enjoyed a tremendous amount of success. With just one game to play, United sits in first place, needing a draw or win to advance to the Midwest Region Playoffs. Coming into the season, many did not know what to expect, including United forwards Matt Brown and Tyler Pasher, … Read More

United Beat Fire 2-1; Conference Champion to be Crowned Sunday

BOX SCORE EAST LANSING — Lansing United has made it clear that they have come to play in their inaugural NPSL season, and the greater Lansing community has shown up to watch. 1,166 people attended Friday night’s match at the East Lansing Soccer Complex and witnessed United capture another three points in a crucial 2-1 victory over … Read More

United Draw With Indiana Fire In Road Rematch

A Tim Kreutz goal just before halftime helped Lansing United grab a crucial point on the road against the Indiana Fire. Kreutz latched on to a Brian Cunningham cross in the 44’ minute and scored United’s lone goal in the 1-1 draw. “I saw Brian bomb down the left side and just saw the opportunity … Read More

In first-ever matchup, Lansing United fall to DCFC, 1-0

Lansing United fell to Detroit City FC by a score of 1-0 in a highly anticipated NPSL match on Friday night. DCFC captain and former Michigan State Spartan Josh Rogers scored the only goal of the match on a penalty kick in the 10th minute. The penalty came following a tackle in the box by … Read More