Elm City Express advance to National Premier Soccer League finals

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Something exciting happened in New Haven over at Yale.

The Elm City Express soccer team put on quite a show, drawing big crowds and playing some good soccer.

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The band was in the house as usual over at Reese Stadium for the National Premier Soccer League semifinals.

Elm City took on a team from Oakland. There was no score in the first half until former Quinnipiac star Graciano Brito scored to put the Express up 1-0.

45 minutes plus five into the first half, the Express scored again as Shaquille Sanchez netted one on the breakaway right before the half.

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That’s all the scoring in the game as Elm City got the win by a score of 2-0.

They will play for the league championship next Saturday night, making them the first Connecticut team since 1992 to reach a national final.

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