It wasn’t easy and extra time was needed, but in the end, New York Cosmos B advanced to the NPSL’s North Atlantic Conference Finals.
On Wednesday at Hofstra Soccer Stadium, Cosmos B defeated Elm City Express 4-2. They will meet Brooklyn Italians on Saturday, July 14, at Rocco B. Commisso Stadium at Columbia University. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
Brooklyn defeated Hartford City 3-0 to advance to the conference finals.
In the win, New York got goals from Bledi Bardic (2), Wojciech Wojcik and Zaire Bartley.
Cosmos B and Brooklyn last met on May 5 with New York winning 2-1. Cosmos midfielder Rafa Garcia had a brace in the victory.
If Cosmos B wins on Saturday, the club will host the Northeast Region semi-final on Wednesday, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. at Hofstra University Soccer Stadium.