Welcome to the CONNECTICUT SOCCER LEAGUE Connecticut's premier adult soccer league since 1947. The CSL has a rich history of fierce rivalries & top notch competition!
The CSL currently has one division made up of the TOP teams in Connecticut! The CSL is categorized as fourth division in the US Soccer landscape & is governed by the
CT STATE SOCCER ASSOCIATION
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Game time temperature reached 90!
The first 45 both teams competed at a high level. Croatia was able to enter the halftime break up 1-0. The second half the depth of the home side showed. The Croatian side kept the ball & wore down Celtic. Croatia was able to finish 4 more opportunities ultimately earning them a spot in the CSL championship & avenging the sting from their last few playoff runs. Over the past 4 weeks HNK Croatia has been playing their best soccer of the year.
The Second Semifinal game saw 10 goals between FSA FC & Newtown Pride FC. The first 20 minutes of the match FSA controlled all the run of play ultimately grabbing an early 1-0 lead. Newtown seemed to get settled in & leveled the score. With high temperatures & sloppy play teams were awarded a water break. FSA entered halftime up 2-1. Shortly into the second 45 Newtown leveled 2-2. Both teams had moments but neither had sustainable control of the match. FSA struck next & led briefly 3-2. Newtown dug deep & netted 3 consecutive goals giving the club and 5-3 lead. About the 80th minute FSA struck again and looked the fresher of the clubs. Newtown got loose on the counter & put the game away earning them a spot in the CSL championship game!
Offense was at a premium this weekend. In total between both semifinal matches 15 goals were recorded undoubtedly a CSL Record!
The last meeting between Croatia & Newtown the clubs played to a 2-2 draw! We will see what club has the desire to claim the top spot in Connecticut's top league! CSL Final is scheduled for Sunday June 25. 4:00 kick-off at Danbury Portuguese Club 65 Sand Pit RD Danbury CT.
Newtown Pride FC showed their consistency week in & week out and captured the top spot in the regular season!
HNK Connecticut Croatia got hot at the right time & locked up second place on the last night of the regular season!
Both clubs earned bye in the first round of the CSL playoffs!
A blockbuster double header is set this sunday June 4th at Falcon Field in New Britain . At 1:00 #3 Glastonbury Celtic FC takes on #6 HartfordPortuguese SoccerTeam Hpst Winner faces Croatia in first Semifinal . Time & venue TBD
At 3:00 #4 Polonia Falcon takes on #5 FSA FC . Winner faces Newtown in second Semifinal. Time & venue TBD. Let's see which club is up for the challenge to claim the top spot the top league in Connecticut!
Without a doubt team of the week honors goes to Polonia Falcon. Thursday night the Polonia pulled out a gritty 3-3 draw with first place Newtown. The Falcon's were able to play the game at their pace & style earning them a well deserved point. Even more impressive three days later the Falcon's traveled to the Irish American Club to face second place Celtics. Polonia was able to come away with a 2-1 road victory! Taking 4 points from the first & second place clubs in 3 days is a very good result. Polonia has two games next week VS local Rival FSA & a make-up vs CSL powerhouse HNK Croatia.