Weekend Soccer Preview: Academy visit Galaxy; Elites continue AZSL

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Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy U-17/18 celebrate after scoring against Chivas USA at Grande Sports World

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – In the highlight of a jam-packed weekend of soccer, Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy renews its fierce rivalry with the LA Galaxy in the Claret-and-Cobalt’s first true test of the 2015-16 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season.

RSL-AZ U-17/18 (3-1-1) visit the Galaxy 18s (3-1-1) in an early matchup between two USSDA juggernauts to see who is the early favorite to win the Southwest Division.

RSL-AZ U-15/16 (3-1-1) face the Galaxy 16s (4-1-0) in the second half of Sunday’s USSDA doubleheader, as the Galaxy look to show off their newfound depth after absorbing the former Chivas USA Academy into their ranks.

In Arizona, RSL-AZ Elite look to continue their perfect start to the Arizona State League season across three different age groups. RSL-AZ Elite U-18 (1-0-0) will have their stamina tested with two games against SC del Sol Anderson (0-0-3) and CCV Stars Black (0-0-0).

RSL-AZ Elite U-17 (3-0-0) hope to continue their perfect start against Fort Lowell Gunners Red (0-0-0) while RSL-AZ Elite U-15 (4-0-0) round out the weekend’s action against Fort Lowell TM Chivas Red (0-0-3).

Click here for the complete Grande Sports Academy schedule. Follow along live with this weekend’s Elite games on Twitter @GrandeSportsA and visit Grande Sports TV for video highlights.

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