ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 2, 2018) — The Tampa Bay Rowdies fell to their first defeat of the season Saturday, falling 1-0 to Louisville City FC on a difficult afternoon at Slugger Field.
Oscar Jimenez’s 69th minute finish was the only goal of the match and one of the few chances either team created.
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Here’s a look at how the matches we highlighted in our preview last week ended up.
Louisville City FC 1 – 0 Tampa Bay Rowdies
Slugger Field, Louisville, Kentucky
Two of the Eastern Conference’s top teams nearly played to a stalemate on Saturday afternoon with only five shots on goal combined between the teams.
Indy Eleven 0 – 1 FC Cincinnati
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana
Indy pulled a huge crowd in its debut at Lucas Oil Stadium, but the visitors left with three points after Emery Welshman’s goal in the 26th minute.
Charlotte Independence 2 – 2 Atlanta United 2
Sportsplex at Matthews, Matthews, North Carolina
Atlanta United benefitted from an own goal and was within eight minutes of winning a road game in its first attempt, only for Jorge Herrera to score an equalizer for Charlotte in the 85th minute.