Another week in the Grand Bahama Champions Soccer League (GBCSL) meant another week of intense action on the soccer pitch.
For Borussia Dortmund Women’s team (Sanitation Services), they aimed to shake off last week’s tough loss to second place Chelsea women’s team (PharmaChem) and Real Madrid Men’s team (FOCOL) aspired to keep their loss column unblemished.
This past Sunday, June 10 at the YMCA Soccer Pitch, the now 9-2-0 (win/draw/loss) Real Madrid men’s team remained sharp as they’ve been all season. Despite giving up one point by scoring in their own goal, Real Madrid dominated their way to a 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund’s mens team.
The trio of Keith MacGregor, Kianno Miller and Jay Philippe led the Real Madrid attack with one goal apiece.
It has been a trying season for coach Donnie Knowles and the mens team but growing pains are all a part of the sport. The team remained fourth in the standings with a record of 0-1-10 for the year.
Nonetheless, Borussia Dortmund women’s team bounced back from their first loss of the season This past Satuday, June 9. They powered their way through Real Madrid women’s team for their tenth win of the season, (10-0-1) with a 9-0 shutout victory.
Borussia Dortmund continued to pile on the goals and got healthy production out of striker Gabrielle Simms. Sims led the assault with five goals on the day, while Meaghan Smith found the back of the net three times. Abigail Victor chipped in with one goal.
As for Chelsea, their momentum from last week’s win carried over in this past Sunday’s contest when they took on Barcelona Women’s team (Subway). The now 6-2-3 Chelsea team rolled to a 4-0 victory over third place Barcelona (2-2-7).
The trio of McKell Yallop, Phoebe Wilson and Shannon Albury put in one goal each, and got one from Barcelona who inadvertently scored in their own goal.
This past Saturday, the Chelsea men’s team (Municipal Motors) needed to just two goals to conquer Barcelona men’s team (Polymers). Attwoud Gibson would had the boot of the game and scored both goals for Chelsea.
Chelsea’s men currently hold a 6-2-4 record, good enough for second place in the standings. Meanwhile, Barcelona now holds onto a 4-2-5 record and sit in third place.
Here is a look at the goals for/against leaders in the men and women’s divisions:
For - 36 Against - 9
For - 27 Against - 17
For - 18 Against - 14
For - 7 Against - 42
For - 57 Against - 8
For - 19 Against - 16
For - 13 Against - 28
For - 6 Against - 42
Grand Bahama Champions Soccer League Points Leaders
Real Madrid - 29
Chelsea - 19
Barcelona - 14
Borussia Dortmund - 1
Borussia Dortmund - 30
Chelsea - 20
Barcelona - 8
Real Madrid -5
Schedule for this Saturday (June 16) - Sunday (June 17)
2:30 Ladies: Borussia Dortmund vs Barcelona
4:30 Men: Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund
2:30 Ladies: Chelsea vs Real Madrid
4:30 Men: Real Madrid vs Barcelona