ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (July 3, 2017) -- The Tampa Bay Rowdies slipped to 10 points off the pace set by the Charleston Battery with a 2-0 loss at the hands of the Battery on Saturday night.
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Here's a look at how the Eastern Conference matches we highlighted in our preview last week ended up.
Charleston Battery 2 - 0 Tampa Bay Rowdies
MUSC Health Stadium, Charleston, S.C.
Late goals from Romario Williams and Heviel Cordoves extended the Rowdies' winless streak to eight matches.
Louisville City FC 2 - 1 Ottawa Fury FC
Louisville Slugger Field, Louisville, Kentucky
Louisville kept the pressure on Charleston and remained in second place with a 2-1 home win over Ottawa. Brian Ownby and Luke Spencer had the goals for Louisville, which built a 2-0 lead before conceding late and holding on.
Orlando City B 1 -1 FC Cincinnati
Orlando City Stadium, Orlando, Florida.
Orlando City took a lead just two minutes in, but Cincinnati equalized in the 16th to pick up a point in the first match of its Florida swing.