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ATLANTA, GEORGIA—The Atlanta Rovers FC suffered a 1-2 defeat at the hands of Atlanta Elephants FC at the Silverbacks Park last November 6.
Cristopher Duron provided the lone goal for Rovers in its fourth defeat in the ongoing United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) Premier Georgia Division Fall tournament.
Last October 31, Rovers salvaged a 1-1 draw against Atletico Atlanta at Brook Run Park.
Duron played a hero for Rovers FC by scoring a late goal for his team to equalize their score at one-a-piece at the end of regulation.
The draw is a morale boost for Rovers who suffered back-to-back defeats.
Last October 10, Rovers FC suffered its second straight defeats with a 0-3 loss to SEAS Jamaica All-Stars at Gunwan Park.
The Rovers FC played aggressively in the entire game but the All-Stars played more aggressively resulting in a win.
With the win, the All-Stars improved to two wins, one draw, and two losses cards.
The visiting Rovers FC suffered its first defeat 0-2 at the hands of the home team Atlanta United Academy last October 2 at 10 a.m. at the Atlanta United Training Ground.
Rovers FC played aggressively in the game but the United Academy proved steadier in the end and scored two winning goals against them.
Rovers FC got its first win in the UPSL season by beating Potros FC last September 25 at Franklin Gateway Sports Complex.
UPSL is an American professional development soccer league founded in Santa Ana in Southern California.
The teams are considered regionalized conferences throughout the United States, and recently Canada and Mexico.
The league was founded in 2011 by Santa Ana Winds FC President Leonel López as a regional league for teams in Greater Los Angeles but expanded to include teams from 32 states as of the 2019 UPSL season.
Two seasons are played each year, with regional play culminating in a playoff system that crowns a single national champion each season.
The league features internal promotion and relegation with up to three levels in some regions; only clubs in the top tier Division I are eligible to compete for the national
championship.
The league is a United States Adult Soccer Association National League within the United States soccer league system.

By bob

A veteran soccer journalist who is an avid fan of Atlanta United and Lionel Messi.

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