FC Tampa Bay vs. Montreal Impact
FC Tampa Bay will be hosting its second annual Military Appreciation Night.
FC Tampa Bay: 1-3-2
Saturday, May 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Al Lang Stadium, St. Petersburg, Florida
To order your tickets, call (813) 287-1539 or to order online click here.
You can also purchase tickets at the stadium box office on gameday. The box office opens on Saturday at 4:00 p.m.
Play-by-Play: Mike Pepper
The match can also be seen live online at www.fctampabay.com
2011 Series (W-T-L):
FCTB leads the series, 1-1-0 against Montreal.
What’s at Stake:
FC Tampa Bay takes on Montreal this Saturday, May 21 in their third meeting of the year. In the opening match of the season on April 9, FCTB defeated Montreal 1-0 with a game-winning goal from midfielder Takuya Yamada in the 85th minute. The teams played to a 0-0 draw in FCTB's first match on the road on April 23.
FC Tampa Bay has not played a game since May 11 after its match against the Fort Lauderdale Strikers last Saturday had to be rescheduled due to inclement weather. The match will now be played on Wednesday, June 29 at Lockhart Stadium at 7:30 p.m. In its last game FCTB played to a 1-1 draw with FC Edmonton on Wednesday, May 11, in the last of three straight home matches at Al Lang Stadium.
The Montreal Impact fell 2-1 in Saputo Stadium on Saturday to the Carolina RailHawks. NASL scoring leader Etienne Barbara had both goals for Carolina. The Impact scored late when Idriss Ech Chergui cut the lead to 2-1 with a goal in the 80th minute.
Molly Smith will be performing both anthems.
Former Rowdies Derek Backman and Kevin Clinton will be signing autographs on the concourse from 6:15-6:45 p.m. prior to kickoff.
Post-Game on the Field:
Fans are invited to stick around after the match and head down to the field to watch the fireworks from nearby Vinoy Park, which are scheduled to begin at 9:45 p.m. The outfield at Al Lang Stadium will be open to FC Tampa Bay fans and anyone interested may bring blankets or towels. And the concession stands at the stadium will remain open if fans would like to grab food or drink before heading down to the field.
FC Tampa Bay begins a two-game road trip when it heads to Minnesota to take on the Stars on Saturday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m. ET.