Peoria City Set for League Two Playoffs

PEORIA, IL (July 18, 2022) – Peoria City is the No. seed in the Central Conference of the USL League Two Playoffs and will take on Chicago FC United, the #2 seed, in quarterfinals matchup Friday in Flint, MI. 

Although the No. 7 seed in the Central Conference, Flint City was selected to host the first two rounds of the playoffs for its quadrangular grouping.  Flint City will take on No. 3 South Bend Lions Friday with the two winners slated to meet Sunday at Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium.. 

2022 USL League Two Central Conference Playoffs

Friday, July 22 | Quarterfinals | Flint, MI

#2 Chicago FC United v. #8 Peoria City

#3 South Bend Lions at #7 Flint City Bucks


Friday, July 22 | Quarterfinals | Des Moines, IA

#6 Kaw Valley FC at #1 Des Moines Menace

#5 Kings Hammer FC v. #4 Kalamazoo FC


Sunday, July 24 | Conference Semifinals

Flint winners meet in Flint, MI

Des Moines winners meet in Des Moines, IA


In its inaugural season, Peoria City (6-3-3) earned its League Two playoff spot by finishing second in the Deep North Division.  Although the No. 8 seed, Peoria City was moved to the Flint City bracket to avoid a matchup against division rival and the Central Conference’s top seed Des Moines Menace.  While Des Moines is the two-time and defending League Two champion, Flint City is a traditionally strong franchise that won the 2019 national title.


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