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Blast take series opener, now just a win away from title

Blast take series opener, now just a win away from title

It was a precisely-executed game plan that gave the Blast the upper hand against visiting Soles de Sonora in Sunday's first game of the best-of-three Major Arena Soccer League championship game.

Playing the Suns for the first time ever, Baltimore made the most of the home field advantage, playing its organized grinding style – opportunistic on offense, stingy on defense and patient with the ball throughout – to come away with a 7-4 win before an announced crowd of 7,243 at Royal Farms Arena.

Much of the offense came from unexpected sources. Midfielder Jonatas Melo, who scored two...

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