The 2013 National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) regular season is winding down, but the Midwest playoff picture is set. The Great Lakes Flight finished play this weekend with top-ranked Detroit City FC finished without a loss at 11-1-0. Detroit, who will host a final four playoff on July 13-14, will be joined by FC Buffalo (8-0-4), Erie Admirals (6-3-3) and AFC Cleveland (3-3-6).
As for the NPSL Midwest Central Flight, Quad City Eagles FC (9-1-0) clinched the top spot on Sunday, defeating Madison 56ers SC 4-2. Second-place Milwaukee Bavarian SC (6-0-3) trails Quad City by 10 points and even with victories in their remaining three matches could not pass the Eagles.
Remaining NPSL Midwest schedule:
Wednesday, July 10
- Milwaukee Bavarian SC vs Madison 56ers SC, 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 13
- Great Lakes Playoff Semi: Detroit City FC vs AFC Cleveland, 4 PM
- Great Lakes Playoff Semi: FC Buffalo vs Erie Admirals, 6:15 PM
- Eau Claire Aris FC vs Milwaukee Bavarian SC, 6 PM
- Madison 56ers SC vs Quad City Eagles FC, 7 PM
Sunday, July 14
- Great Lakes Playoff Final: semifinal winners, 2 PM
- Eau Claire Aris FC vs Minnesota TwinStars FC, 4 PM
- Milwaukee Bavarian SC vs Quad City Eagles FC, 4 PM
Saturday, July 20
- NPSL Midwest Championship: Quad City Eagles FC vs TBD, 6 PM