U.S. Soccer

FC Tucson (PDL) 3, San Nicolas FC (Calif.) 0
FC Tucson rolled to a 3-0 victory against Open Division qualifier San Nicolas FC in a physical encounter. Things got started early when Minh Vu’s cross from the left pinged around in the box before Dom Papa finished with a half volley at the back post in the sixth minute. After earning a 32nd minute penalty kick, Vu slotted home to take Tucson into the break with a 2-0 lead. Coming out of half time full of confidence, Vu would get his second of the game in the 57th minute as he finished off an outside of the foot pass from Jon Bakero, easing the home side to a 3-0 win. With the win, FC Tucson will host Arizona United SC in Second Round play on Wednesday, May 18.

San Nicolas FC (Calif., Open Division) at FC Tucson (PDL)
Time/Location:
7:30 p.m. AT; Kino North Stadium; Tucson, Ariz.
San Nicolas FC Previous Appearances: First appearance
FC Tucson Previous Appearances:
Third appearance

  • San Nicolas FC qualified via a 2-0 win against Corinthians USA on October 24 and 3-0 win vs. Real Sociedad on November 22.
  • FC Tucson qualified for their second-straight tournament after winning the PDL’s Mountain Division with an 8-4-2 record in 2015.
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