Sunday, September 20, 2020

Sports | Men's Soccer

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MSU men's soccer defeats U-M at home, 1-0

In the Battle for the Big Bear Trophy, MSU edged Michigan 1-0 on Sunday afternoon at DeMartin Stadium. The game was evenly challenged throughout, with the two teams nearly identical in their attacking position and efforts at goal, but MSU exuded the necessary composure both offensively and defensively in the definitive moments.

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Spartans defeat Rutgers in home opener, 4-0

In the season's Big Ten season opener, MSU (3-1) defeated Rutgers (0-4) 4-0 on Friday afternoon. The Spartans had to wait for the breakthrough, as it took an entire first half of possession and eight shots before sophomore forward Ryan Sierakowski finally netted a free kick 21 seconds before the halftime. Then, the goals poured, with many second-half chances and conversions.

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Preview: MSU shouldn't have any problem against Rutgers on Friday

The Michigan State men's soccer team has been a brewing melting pot of prowess, shortcomings, and resilience three games into the regular season. And as the Spartans have hinted at both a superb season ahead and one that could be quite long, their real muster will tested on Friday afternoon, with the Big Ten regular season beginning with a home game against Rutgers.

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Men's soccer will face Providence in Elite Eight Saturday

As the No. 3-seeded men’s soccer team (12-4-6 overall, 4-2-2 Big Ten) prepares for its second Elite Eight game in as many years, the team has to be confident that what they’ve done all season will lead them to a win over the No. 11-seed Providence Friars (15-4-2 overall, 5-2-2 Big East) Saturday at noon in DeMartin Soccer Stadium.