NFL, MLB, CFL stats



Sockers Host Turlock on Friday for Honoring Heroes Night

February 26, 2019 - Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) - San Diego Sockers News Release

CHILES EXPECTED TO RETURN FRIDAY

Kraig Chiles, who missed the home-and-home series against Tacoma with a leg injury, is expected to be ready for the March 1 match.

STOUT DEFENSE

San Diego has allowed 51 goals this season. The Sockers led the MASL last season (2017-18) in fewest goals allowed with 82.

NEWCOMERS MAKING AN IMPACT

Christian Gutierrez, Travis Pittman, Taylor Bond, Juan Gonzalez and Leo De Oliveira have added offensive firepower to the team with a combined 29 goals and 34 assists for 63 points.

POWER PLAY NEEDS TO IMPROVE

The Sockers are only converting 27% off their power play opportunities. San Diego, who leads the MASL in PP opportunities (9-for-34), ranks 16th out of 17 teams. Last year, the team worked at a 53% success rate. The penalty killing unit's rate is at 52% (10-for-21).

SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR MARCH 15th GAME

The MASL announced a schedule change. The Sockers will host the Dallas Sidekicks on Friday, March 15, 7:35 p.m. instead of the Turlock Express.

Brandon Escoto extended his goal-scoring streak to seven straight matches with two goals and two assists as the San Diego Sockers ran past the Tacoma Stars by a 9-5 score on Sunday night at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington.

The Sockers (14-1) have won twelve straight matches, the longest active streak in the MASL.


• Discuss this story on the Major Arena Soccer League message board...

Major Arena Soccer League Stories from February 26, 2019


The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

Other Recent San Diego Sockers Stories



Sports Statistics from the Stats Crew