Week 11 of MLS NEXT Pro action begins on Thursday, June 2, with a contest between RNY FC and Toronto FC II. Let’s look at how each team has fared so far heading into their Week 11 matchups.
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Colorado Rapids 2 (1-6-1, 5 points) fell to MNUFC II 5-1 last weekend and are amidst a four-game slide. They’ll look to bounce back against a rested North Texas SC.
Pa-Modou Kah’s men are coming off a bye week, with their last game taking place on May 20. During their last outing against Real Monarchs, North Texas SC (6-1-2, 21 points) was able to net three goals and earn their fourth clean sheet of the season.
Inter Miami II (3-6-1, 10 points) is in the middle of a five-game skid, with one of those losses coming at the hands of New England Revolution II on May 1.
A three-game winning streak has kept New England Revolution II (6-1-2, 21 points) among the top spots in the Eastern Conference. Their last victory came at home against Philadelphia Union II, with Meny Silva knocking in the game’s only goal.
Jack Lynn’s brace was not enough for Orlando City B (2-4-2, 10 points) last week when they fell in an eight-goal thriller against FC Cincinnati. OCB will need its defense to match their offense, who have scored nine goals in their last two outings.
NYCFC II (5-3-2, 17 points) had a formidable run in May, earning three wins and only one loss. Their recent results have allowed NYCFC II to rise to third place in the Eastern Conference.
Josh Penn went off for three goals and an assist during Chicago Fire II’s (2-4-3, 10 points) 6-2 victory against Toronto FC II last week and will have a chance to make it back-to-back wins against a wounded Columbus Crew 2 at home.
Columbus Crew 2 (7-2-0, 21 points) suffered their second loss of the season when they fell at home to RNY FC by the score of 4-0 last weekend. They’ll need a positive result against Chicago Fire II to remain in first place in the Eastern Conference.
Sporting KC II (4-4-2, 14 points) will host MNUFC2 (4-2-3, 18 points) at Rock Chalk Park on Saturday in a rematch of their Week 2 matchup. SKCII have gone undefeated in their last four games, with their previous loss taking place against North Texas SC in early May.
One of the hottest teams in MLS NEXT Pro, MNUFC2, will put its seven-game win streak on the line against SKCII. During their last outing, the Loons earned a convincing 5-1 victory over Colorado Rapids 2.
After starting their MLS NEXT Pro campaign with three consecutive victories, CITY2 (5-2-1, 16 points) has only managed to win twice in their next five outings. During their last match, St Louis CITY2 lost in a shootout to Earthquakes II.
The top team in MLS NEXT Pro, Houston Dynamo 2 (7-1-1, 22 points), has not played since May 25, when they earned a 1-0 victory against Real Monarchs on the road.
Tacoma Defiance (5-2-3, 20 points) extended its unbeaten streak to six when they took down Timbers2 by 3-0 last Tuesday.
Earthquakes II went undefeated during May and will continue to climb up the Western Conference when they visit Cheney Stadium on Saturday.