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Jorge Alberto Cabrera RajoPresident of FESFUTThe Copa Pílsener, a key date in the beach soccer calendar
11 Jun 2017
Four semi-finalists set in Virginia
Holders Team Pugg bow out in the quarters on a thrilling day at the NASSC.
VB Alliance, Gobeachsoccer, Great Lakes and FC Barcelona will contest the North American Sand Soccer Championships U.S. Open semi-finals on Sunday after victories on day two.
Gobeachsoccer claimed the first quarter-final of the day after finishing second in Group B, as they proved too strong for fellow Californians NorCal BSC in a 7-3 win.
FC Barcelona were next up, as they took on defending champions Team Pugg.
Led by FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup-winning coach Alexandre Soares, Pugg initially matched Barca stride for stride but the 2015 winners eventually won out 9-4, with goalkeeper Dona scoring twice.
Great Lakes - runners-up in Group A - ensured they will take on the famous Catalan club as they overcame HRSC Elite 5-4 while VB Alliance sprung an upset by inflicting a first defeat on Team Canada.
Alliance were wildcard entrants for the quarters, having finished third in Group C, but took Team Canada to extra time before grabbing the golden goal with 30 seconds of the fourth period played.
08:00 - HRSC Elite 6-7 NorCal BSC
09:10 - PA Azzurri 3-8 VB Alliance BSC
10:20 - FC Barcelona 5-2 Gobeachsoccer
11:30 - Maryzilians 6-7 Tidewater Captains
12:40 - Team Pugg 4-5 Team Canada
13:50 - Great Lakes BSC 4-2 New England FC
15:00 - NorCal BSC 3-7 Gobeachsoccer (Quarter-final)
16:10 - FC Barcelona 9-4 Team Pugg (Quarter-final)
17:20 - Great Lakes BSC 5-4 HRSC Elite (Quarter-final)
18:30 - Team Canada 4-5 VB Alliance BSC (Quarter-final)
19:40 - PA Azzurri 6-4 Tidewater Captains (Consolation match)
20:50 - Maryzilians 5-6 New England FC (Consolation match)
08:00 - VB Alliance v Gobeachsoccer (semi-final)
09:10 - Great Lakes v FC Barcelona (semi-final)
12:00 - Third-place play-off
14:30 - Final