ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (August 11, 2017) — The Tampa Bay Rowdies return home this weekend for their third and final regular season meeting against the Ottawa Fury FC on Saturday night.
Here are some of the key matches taking place around the Eastern Conference this weekend…
Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Ottawa Fury FC
Saturday, August 19, 7:30 p.m. ET | WATCH HERE
The Rowdies have been strong at home this season, posting nine wins in 12 matches at Al Lang Stadium in 2017.
Ottawa is coming off a 3-0 loss to Orlando City B in Orlando on Wednesday night in its first match under the direction of Julian de Guzman, the Fury FC’s new interim head coach.
Rochester Rhinos vs. Charleston Battery
Saturday, August 19, 6:05 p.m. ET | WATCH HERE
Rochester has won three of its last five matches and sits in fifth place in the Eastern Conference, just two points behind the Rowdies.
After leading the conference for most of the year, Charleston is suddenly in a free fall, having slipped five points behind Charlotte due to its current seven-game winless streak.
Charlotte Independence vs. Orlando City B
Saturday, August 19, 7 p.m. ET | WATCH HERE
Charlotte sits in first place in the Eastern Conference and is coming off a 1-0 win over the Bethlehem Steel on Wednesday night.
Orlando City B is on a nine-game unbeaten run and climbed into the projected playoff field with a 3-0 win over Ottawa on Wednesday night.