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ATLANTA, GEORGIA—After two successive wins the home team Atlanta United Academy FC suffered a 0-1 defeat at the hands of the visiting Atletico Atlanta on September 11 at the Atlanta United Training Ground.
Marcelo Taylor Salazar provided the lone and winning goal for Atletico in the ongoing United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) Georgia Division Fall Tournament.
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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