CFC Drops 5-0 Match To Atlanta Silverbacks

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Luke Winter fights for the ball.
Luke Winter fights for the ball.
- photo by Greg Davick

The Chattanooga FC soccer team dropped a 5-0 decision to visiting Atlanta Silverbacks of the NASL ending their run in the US Cup soccer tournament. 

Junior Burgos scored two first half goals for Atlanta.  Junior Sandoval, Jaime Chavez and Deon McCaulay also scored for Atlanta who led 3-0 at the half. 

The Silverbacks will host MLS's Real Salt Lake in the next round. 

Chattanooga drops to 2-2-1 on the season and will continue with league play on Saturday at the Knoxville Force. 

Their next home game will be June 6th against Pensacola City at 7:30 p.m.





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