Boston, MA- Mass United FC North Shore travels to Ludlow, MA on Friday night to face Western Mass Pioneers in a Commonwealth Derby. The match kicks off at 7pm and will mark the Pioneers’ Fan Appreciation Night, with free admission to the venerable Lusitano Stadium. These clubs played last season in Ludlow for the grand re-opening of Lusitano Stadium, a match won by the Pioneers 5-3.
United is coming off a 4-0 win over Rhode Island Reds FC (NPSL) in the inaugural Billy Gonsalves Cup and is looking to improve on their solid showing in Rhode Island. The Pioneers begin their USL PDL schedule on May 7th, while Mass United FC North Shore awaits the debut of the new American Soccer League in August.