2011 Puerto Rico Soccer League season

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Puerto Rico Soccer League
Season 2011
Champions FC Leones de Ponce
Matches played 48
Goals scored 242 (5.04 per match)
Biggest home win FC Leones de Ponce
17–0
Huracán FC Caguas
CA River Plate Puerto Rico
17-0
Huracán FC Caguas
Biggest away win Huracán FC Caguas
2–10
CA River Plate Puerto Rico
Highest scoring FC Leones de Ponce
17–0
Huracán FC Caguas
CA River Plate Puerto Rico
17-0
Huracán FC Caguas
2010

The 2011 Puerto Rico Soccer League season was the 3rd season of Puerto Rico's top-division professional football league. The regular season ran from April to July 2011. The league had planned in 2010 to make use of an Apertura and Clausura format, but this format was not be utilized. The Sevilla FC Puerto Rico won the regular season, but was defeated at the Playoff final by debuting FC Leones de Ponce.

Teams[edit]

Fajardo FC, Guaynabo Fluminense FC and Puerto Rico Islanders FC did not compete in the competition, with the Islanders taking part in the inaugural season of the NASL. Nevertheless, FC Leones de Ponce entered the competition, adding up to six clubs the number of teams participating in the season. Three of the clubs —Puerto Rico United SC, CA River Plate Puerto Rico and Sevilla FC Puerto Rico— took part in the inaugural season of the USL Pro. However, due to financial difficulties, the clubs were removed from USL Pro competition after only five games.[1] Completed matches still counted towards the standings and were double both PRSL and USL Pro league matches.

Locations of the 2011 Puerto Rico Soccer League teams
Club Home city Stadium
FC Leones de Ponce Ponce Francisco Montaner Stadium
Huracán FC Caguas Caguas Yldefonso Solá Morales Stadium
Mayagüez FC Mayagüez Mayagüez Athletics Stadium
Puerto Rico United SC Aguada Aguada Stadium
CA River Plate Fajardo Fajardo Roberto Clemente Stadium[L 1]
Sevilla FC Juncos Juncos Sevilla FC Stadium
  1. ^ River Plate PR are playing in Roberto Clemente Stadium in Carolina while their home stadium in Fajardo is being built.

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Sevilla FC Puerto Rico (C) 15 9 4 2 48 17 +31 31 Regular season champion. Advances directly to the PlayOffs final.
2 FC Leones 15 7 5 3 49 22 +27 26 Advances directly to the PlayOffs semifinal.
3 River Plate Puerto Rico 15 7 4 4 62 17 +45 25 Advances to the PlayOffs quarterfinal.
4 Puerto Rico United (DQ) 15 7 2 6 29 33 −4 23 Sanctioned with suspension by PRSL due to failure to meet PRSL regulations.[2]
5 Mayagüez FC 15 6 3 6 31 27 +4 21 Advances to the PlayOffs quarterfinal.
6 Huracán de Caguas 15 0 0 15 10 113 −103 0

Updated to games played on 24 July 2011.
Source: PRSoccer.org
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results[edit]

Matches 1–10[edit]

Home \ Away[1] HUR LEO MAY PRU RIV SEV
Huracán de Caguas 0–4 0–7 1–5 2–10 0–3
FC Leones 5–1 3–1 3–1 1–4 4–4
Mayagüez FC 5–0 2–1 0–1 1–3 0–2
Puerto Rico United 5–0 0–0 6–0 2–1 1–1
River Plate Puerto Rico 7–0 0–1 2–2 10–0 2–2
Sevilla FC Puerto Rico 10–0 2–0 1–3 2–3 1–0

Updated to games played on 29 July 2011.
Source: PRSoccer.org
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Matches 11–15[edit]

Home \ Away[1] HUR LEO MAY PRU RIV SEV
Huracán de Caguas 3–5 3–4
FC Leones 17–0 2–2 3–3
Mayagüez FC 2–2 0–0
Puerto Rico United 0–3 1–3 0–3
River Plate Puerto Rico 17–0 1–3
Sevilla FC Puerto Rico 9–0 2–0 3–0

Updated to games played on 19 July 2011.
Source: FIFA.org
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

* During the second half of the seasons, teams will only face each other one time, resulting in an unequal count of Home/Away games.

PlayOffs[edit]

Quarter-final Semi-final Final
 July 27*                  
 CA River Plate Fajardo  4   July 29*        
 Mayagüez FC+  1      FC Leones de Ponce  2
July 31
   CA River Plate Fajardo  1    
 Sevilla FC Juncos  1(0)
     FC Leones de Ponce  1(3)
* Both quarterfinal and semifinal games have been rescheduled. The original dates were July 26 and 28 respectively.
+ Mayagüez FC (fifth placed) replaced the fourth placed Puerto Rico United SC as it had been suspended by PRSL.[2]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Puerto Rico Soccer League
Preceded by
CA River Plate Puerto Rico
2011
Champion
FC Leones de Ponce
1st title
Current holder