Real San Jose solidified their position at the top of the NSL Pacific Conference by demolishing Vallejo Rising in a one-sided 9-0 encounter on May 13, 2023 at Dan Foley Park. Lluis Dolade and Francisco Avila led the charge as they scored 5 goals between them, while also providing assists to rule the evening.
The match began with Real San Jose displaying their high-intensity gameplay, and it didn't take long for RSJ to find their feet. The first goal came in the 17th minute when Lluis Dolade took a perfect pass from Juan Velazquez before calmly slotting it past the goalkeeper. The floodgates opened shortly after, with Velazquez getting his name on the score sheet in the 26th minute.
The goals kept coming for Real San Jose as they completely dominated the match. Cristian Cruz joined the party in the 45th minute, followed by a tap-in from Hector Herrera at 45+. Dolade scored his second goal in the 48th minute, and Francisco Avila found the back of the net three times in quick succession. Avila also set up Cruz's second goal of the evening in the 65th minute.
Real San Jose fans were delighted with the performance put in by their players, particularly Dolade and Avila. Goalkeepers Irvin Cardoza and Manny Palomo each played one half, contributing to the clean sheet.
This win maintains Real San Jose's position at the top of the NSL Pacific Conference with a record of 4 wins, 1 tie, and 0 losses.
Real San Jose looks to keep their unbeaten streak going in their upcoming match against Junction 29 on May 20, taking place at PAL Stadium with a 7 pm kickoff. Fans will certainly have high expectations after witnessing an extraordinary show from their team. The club's U18 squads will start the evening festivities with a match starting at 5:15 pm.
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