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USL Weekend Recap

By Rowdies Communications, 05/22/17, 1:00PM EDT


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (May 22, 2017) -- The Tampa Bay Rowdies' come-from-behind 3-1 win on the road against Toronto FC II lifted Tampa Bay into a tie for first place in the USL Eastern Conference as the Charleston Battery did just enough to stay in front.

For a full wrap on the most important storylines this weekend, click here.

Here's a look at how the Eastern Conference matches we highlighted in our preview last week ended up.

Tampa Bay Rowdies 3 - 1 Toronto FC II
Ontario Soccer Centre, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

The Rowdies fell behind after only 10 minutes, but used a 14-minute three-goal outburst in the second half to power past TFC II. Joe Cole, Martin Paterson and Darwin Jones all scored between the 68th and 82nd minutes.

Harrisburg City Islanders 2 - 2 Charleston Battery
FNB Field, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg scored first and led at halftime and looked certain to pull away when Charleston's Tah Brian Anunga was sent off in the 53rd minute. The Battery fought back and scored in the 68th and 69th minutes to take an unlikely lead before the City Islanders rescued a point deep in stoppage time.

Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0 - 1 Louisville City FC
Highmark Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Louisville picked up an impressive road win thanks to Luke Spencer's goal in the seventh minute. Louisville had to hang on late after captain Paolo DelPiccolo was sent off in the 87th minute.