Five teams from the region are one win away from playing in a national championship.
Philadelphia SC, Real Jersey FC, Penn FC Youth, Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals and Yardley Makefield Soccer teams are in the semifinals of the USA National Youth Soccer Championships after exiting group play.
Philadelphia SC Coppa Rage 2005 the girls picked up three wins from three on Thursday with a convincing 7-0 victory over KC Athletics. They are looking to return to the national final after failing last year. They take on the Utah Avalanche at 8 a.m. today.
Real FC Shirt 2006 the girls used the tiebreaker to advance to the semifinals after finishing with a 2-1-0 record the same as two other teams in their group. They take on FC Copa Academy at 8am Live Stream Link
Penn F.C. Youth Lightning 2004 the girls won three out of three in the group and conceded no goals to return to the semi-finals after winning a national title last year. They take on Tennessee SC at 10:30 a.m. Live stream link
Yardley Makefield Soccer Celtic 2008 the boys won all three of their group matches, beating their opponents 6-1 to qualify. They face Toca FC at 10.30am today. Live stream link
Philadelphia Ukrainians 2005 the boys went unbeaten in three group matches with a pair of wins and a draw, beating their opponents 8-4. They face Galaxy SC in the semi-finals today at 10.30am