FC Golden State Force takes control of the top spot in the Western Conference Power Rankings after earning four points in Week 5 of the 2017 Premier Development League regular season.
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Week 5 Results: W 2-1 vs. Ventura County Fusion, T 0-0 Burlingame Dragons FC
2017 PDL Record: 6-0-1
Week 6 Matches: vs. Orange County SC U23 (7 p.m. PT, June 10)
Overview: The FC Golden State Force earned their sixth win of the season during Week 5 and are now the only team in the Southwest Division with no losses on the year. Mark Verso scored one goal in the Force's 2-1 win against the Ventura County Fusion on Friday, while Rhuan Alvarenga recorded one goal and one assist. The Force continue to lead the PDL in goals scored with 22.
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Week 5 Results: W 1-0 at Victoria Highlanders FC, W 3-1 at Victoria Highlanders FC
2017 PDL Record: 5-1-0
Week 6 Matches: None
Overview: Calgary Foothills FC recorded two impressive road wins over Victoria Highlanders FC in Week 5, giving them a five-point lead atop the Northwest Division. Ali Musse scored the game-winner in a 1-0 result on Friday, while Chris Rushworth, Oluwabori Falaye and Kyle Jones all scored in the team's 3-1 win on Sunday. Jones now has five goals on the season.
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Week 5 Results: L 1-2 at San Francisco City FC
2017 PDL Record: 3-1-0
Week 6 Matches: vs. San Diego Zest FC (7:30 p.m. PT, June 8), vs. Southern California Surf (7:30 p.m. PT, June 10)
Overview: The Fresno Fuego suffered their first loss of the season on Sunday, falling 1-2 against San Francisco City FC at Negoesco Stadium. After starting the season 3-0 with 11 goals scored, the Fuego were held for a majority of the match. San Francisco took the 2-0 lead before Jose Cuevas netted his fifth of the season. However, the 2016 Central Pacific Division winners were unable to complete the comeback.
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Week 5 Results: W 5-1 vs. FC Boulder U23
2017 PDL Record: 4-2-1
Week 6 Matches: None
Overview: FC Tucson defeated the FC Boulder U23 for a second consecutive match, and the club also scored five goals for a second consecutive match. Moshe Perez, who earned PDL Team of the Week honors following Week 4 action, netted two, while Daniel Krutzen scored a brace and Afonso Pinheiro added one. The club now takes a week off before returning to action against San Diego Zest FC on June 17.
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Week 5 Results: L 1-4 at Lane United FC, T 1-1 vs. Portland Timbers U23
2017 PDL Record: 3-2-1
Week 6 Matches: vs. Lane United FC (7:30 p.m. PT, June 9)
Overview: The Sounders U23 only earned one point from a difficult week, and the club turns right back around and faces the same opposition in Week 6. After suffering a 1-4 loss against Lane United FC on Friday, the club secured a point vs. the Portland Timbers U23, thanks to a late goal from John Dale.