Chattanooga Football Club was able to grab a point on west coast on Sunday night, despite playing down a man more than 20 minutes of the second half.
Going into the week, Cal United is in 3rd place while CFC sat in 6th place with plenty of time to climb the table.
Omar Nuno gave Cal United the lead in the 28th minute.
Brian Bement evened the match in the 36' after a popping one into the back of the net on a free kick.
The halftime score would be 1-1.
In the second half, Alec McKinley received a second yellow card, which left CFC playing with 10 men after the 67th minute.
The Boys in Blue would hold on to bring a point home.
Cal United will make the trip to Chattanooga later this week for the rematch at Finley Stadium on Thursday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at CFCTIX.com.
Chattanooga Football Club plays in the third tier of professional soccer in the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA). Founded in 2009, it became the first soccer club to offer true ownership to the fans in 2019 with 3,200+ investors from Chattanooga, all 50 states, and 31 countries. CFC made the move to pro in 2020. It has called Finley Stadium in downtown Chattanooga its home since the beginning.
Ten professional clubs from east to west coach make up the National Independent Soccer Association. 1904 FC (San Diego), Cal United Strikers FC (Orange County, CA), CFC, Chicago House AC, Detroit City FC, Los Angeles Force, Maryland Bobcats FC (Boyds, MD outside of DC), Michigan Stars FC (Detroit), New Amsterdam FC (Warwick, NY), Stumptown AC(Charlotte). The Fall 2021 season format will include 10 home games and 10 away games with each team playing each other twice. Wins count for 3 points, ties count as 1 point, and zero points for a loss. The team with the most points at the end of November will be NISAFall Champions.