Baltimore Blast vs. Dallas Sidekicks
Saturday, January 7 @ Royal Farms Arena 7:05 p.m. EST
Setting the Tone:
Baltimore Blast: 6-3
First place in the Eastern Division
Previous Game: Lost to Harrisburg 7-4
Dallas Sidekicks: 4-6
Third place in Southwest Division
Previous Game: Lost to Sonora 8-4
*Please note Dallas plays Friday, January 6 in Florida. Stats and record will change*
Baltimore Players to Watch:
Tony Donatelli is 9th in the league in assists with 10 and leads the team in goals this season with 11. The Blast offense will get a huge spark back with the return of 2016 MASL Championship MVP, Lucas Roque who will be active for the first time this season.
Last season’s MASL Defender of the Year, Pat Healey and veteran defender Adriano Dos Santos anchor a defense which is allowing 3.4 goals per game. Goalkeeper William Vanzela leads the MASL with a 3.30 GAA.
The Competition- Dallas Sidekicks
Cameron Brown ranks 5th in the MASL in points with 26 and 5th in goals with 19. The Dallas offense is averaging 5.8 goals per game and the Sidekicks have five players who have recorded more than 10 points so far this season. Goalie Juan Gamboa ranks 6th in the league with a 5.11 GAA. The Sidekicks are coached by Simon Bozas.
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