ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (September 23, 2019) -- It was a great weekend for the Tampa Bay Rowdies as they picked up an emphatic win and the teams around them dropped points.
For a full wrap on the biggest stroylines around the league, click here. Here's a look at how the matches we highlighted last weekend ended up.
Bethlehem Steel FC - 1
Tampa Bay Rowdies - 6
Tampa Bay rolled to a 4-0 lead by halftime and didn't let up in the second half. Malik Johnson had three assists and Leo Fernandes had two of his own as the Rowdies offense set a season season-high in goals.
Indy Eleven - 0
Birmingham Legion FC - 1
Birmingham did the Rowdies a favor by beating Indy in a tight match. Brian Wright put Legion FC ahead in the 39th minute and Indy was reduced to 10 men early in the second half.
Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC - 0
Nashville SC - 0
Pittsburgh's Tobi Adewole was sent off in the 40th minute but the Riverhounds were able to hold on anyway to gain a valuable point despite failing to register a shot on target.