Kickers lose to Charlotte, ending playoff run

The Kickers dominated this year. But you’re only as good as your last win while competing in the USL PRO playoffs.

Update #1 — September 3, 2013; 9:27 AM

The Richmond Kickers lost just twice this season. But their most recent loss this past Saturday ended their season outright along with their playoff hopes, before a home crowd at City Stadium.

The Charlotte Eagles knocked out the Kickers from the USL PRO semifinals by a score of 2-1 despite the Kickers scoring first in the 12th minute of the match. The Eagles followed with two goals before halftime, which was all the club needed to upset Richmond.

The Charlotte Eagles will now take on Orlando City for the championship at the Florida Citrus Bowl on Saturday, September 7th.

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Original — August 28, 2013

The Richmond Kickers will play the Charlotte Eagles this Saturday during the USL PRO1 Semifinals at City Stadium.

Last weekend, over 4,000 fans watched as the first place Kickers edged the Dayton Dutch Lions 1-0 at City Stadium, where the Kickers are undefeated this season, during the quarterfinal match.

Kickoff for Saturday’s game is at 7:00 PM. Tickets are available on the Kickers website. The game will also stream live on the USL Pro website.

photo courtesy of the Richmond Kickers

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  1. USL PRO is the Division III league, per the US Soccer Federation (MLS is Division I; North American Soccer League is Division II). 
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