Weekly review June 7, 2018 - Dayton Dutch Lions FC (4-0-1) had a great week winning both their games and moving into first place in the Great Lakes Conference. On Friday the team handed West Virginia Chaos (1-1-3) their first loss of the season (0-2) and on Sunday they beat Derby City (0-4-1) with 3-1. They now host number 2 Lansing United on Saturday. Tate Robertson leads the team (and League) with 5 goals while Jackson Dietrich has 4 goals in the season sofar giving the club it’s best ever start in their nine year history. Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (0-2-2) tied both their games. They played 0-0 at home vs Derby City and 1-1 away at Lansing United (3-0-3). They have two crucial games coming up this weekend playing Michigan Bucks (1-2-1) at home on Friday and Derby City away on Sunday. Dutch Lions FC NPSL (Houston, 3-2-0) was tied for first place after beating Shreveport Rafters FC(2-1-0) at home 4-2 but the team lost 2-0 in Laredo (5-0-0) on Wednesday, putting them in 3rd place in the standings. Florida Gulf Coast Dutch Lions FC’s Women’s team (1-1-0) had their opening weekend with two home games. On Saturday they beat Pinellas County United SC2-0 in front of 400 fans. Dutch player Vesna Voltrop, who transfered from partner ADO Den Haag, scored the opening goal of the season. On Sunday the Lions lost 2-1 vs powerhouse (and 2017 Conference champion) Tampa Bay United (1-0-0) in a special “Kick for Cancer Game” in partnership with Geco Sportswear. The pink jerseys were auctioned after the game and the proceeds donated to fight cancer. The team now travels to Florida Krushon Saturday. FC Cincinnati (7-3-2) had a big win (3-1) vs New York Red Bulls (4-3-5) on Saturday in the Red Bull Arena. Emanuel Ledesma picked up his 7th assist of the season and 5th goal. On Wednesday the team of Alan Koch tried to bring back some of the US Open Cup magic from last year playing Minnesota United FC of MLS at home in the fourth round before a crowd of 15,486. Despite having several good opportunities the game ended in a scoreless 0-0 draw after overtime. Minnesota advanced to the next round after penalty kicks (3-1). They travel to North Carolina (3-5-2) this weekend.