ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (August 10, 2017) — The Tampa Bay Rowdies hit the road this weekend to try and extend their unbeaten run to six matches.
Here are some of the key matches taking place around the Eastern Conference this weekend...
Saint Louis FC vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies
Sunday, August 13, 8:30 p.m. ET | WATCH HERE
Saint Louis has been one of the weaker teams in the East this season, sitting in 13th place out of 15 teams, but is still capable of good results at home. STLFC beat then-first place Charleston 1-0 at home on July 15.
The Rowdies have won three-straight matches, but now have to try to replicate their home dominance away from Al Lang Stadium in their first visit to Saint Louis since 2010.
Ottawa Fury FC vs. Charlotte Independence
Saturday, August 12, 7 p.m. ET | WATCH HERE
Ottawa is within touching distance of the playoff field, trailing eighth-place New York by three points, but has lost three of its last five matches.
Charlotte, which took over first place in the Eastern Conference last weekend, slipped up and dropped points in a 2-2 draw against 14th-place Toronto FC II on Wednesday night. Another match in Canada awaits.
Louisville City FC vs. FC Cincinnati
Saturday, August 12, 7:30 p.m. ET | WATCH HERE
Louisville returns home after falling 3-1 in Charlotte a marquee match last weekend, only to find its biggest rival waiting for another blockbuster.
With a U.S. Open Cup semifinal looming on the horizon next week, FC Cincinnati will have to remain focused on the task at hand in Saturday's match in Louisville.