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Championship Weekend Recap

By Rowdies Communications, 06/10/19, 1:45PM EDT


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jun. 10, 2019) -- The Tampa Bay Rowdies had their first major slip-up of the season Saturday night, falling 3-1 to North Carolina FC at home.

For a full wrap on the biggest storylines from around the league, click here. Here's a look at how the matches we highlighted last week turned out.

North Carolina FC - 3
Tampa Bay Rowdies - 1

The Rowdies controlled the majority of play but didn't get the bounces in their first loss of the USL Championship season. Despite the result, the Rowdies remain atop the Eastern Conference standings.

New York Red Bulls II - 3
Atlanta United 2 - 1

Since losing two matches back-to-back to fall out of first place, the Red Bulls have now rallied to win two games in a row by a combined score of 7-1. Three different Red Bulls scored in  this match.

Ottawa Fury FC - 2
Pittsburgh Riverhounds - 2

Pittsburgh led 2-0 in the second half before Ottawa struck twice in three minutes to level the match. The Riverhounds could have won it with a penalty kick in the second half stoppage time, but Fury FC goalkeeper Callum Irving saved Neco Brett's attempt.