Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Carolina and Atlanta earn comeback wins
April 21st, 2013 3:40AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  nasl

MOST COMMENTED

[NASL REWIND: Week 3] The Carolina RailHawks moved into first place in the NASL standings with a 3-1 victory over the winless Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Floyd Franks and Brian Shriver scored from the penalty spot in the first half and Shriver added a second goal after the interval and Carolina erased an early deficit.

RailHawks coach Colin Clarke said the second-half performance was special. “We could have scored a couple more goals," he said, "but we will take 3-1."

-- The Atlanta Silverbacks for two goals from Pedro Mendes and Ruben Luna as it erased a 3-1 halftime deficit and beat the Tampa Bay Rowdies, 4-3. Luke Mulholland had two goals and assist for the Rowdies, who lost their first game of the season.

"I saw the warning signs in the first half and we didn’t deserve to be 3-1 up,” admitted Rowdies coach Ricky Hill.  “The disappointing thing was they scored goals from outside the box and we backed off and let them have shots."

-- Minnesota United FC drew the largest crowd of the evening -- 4,135 fans -- for its 2-0 win over FC Edmonton at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. Simone Bracalello gave Minnesota the lead with a disputed penalty and Lucas Rodriguez added an insurance goal.

“It was an important win for us,” said United coach Manny Lagos.  “I really was proud of the guys, finding different ways to create chances and win the game.  Our back four were outstanding today and didn’t let up.”

NASL, WEEK 3 SCHEDULE
Saturday, April 20
Minn. United 2 FC Edmonton 0
Carolina 3 Fort Lauderdale 1
Tampa Bay 3 Atlanta 4

NASL STANDINGS:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
7 Carolina 2-0-1 5/2
6 Atlanta 2-0-0 6/3
4 Minn. United 1-0-1 2/0
4 Tampa Bay 1-1-1 5/4
1 San Antonio 0-1-1 0/2
1 FC Edmonton 0-2-1 2/5
1 Ft. Lauderdale 0-2-1 2/6

NASL, WEEK 4 SCHEDULE
Saturday, April 27
Atlanta vs. Minn. United
Fort Lauderdale vs. Tampa Bay
FC Edmonton vs. San Antonio



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Scouting Report: U.S. vets set for return against Peru    
The USA plays Peru Friday night in the the first of two friendly games as it ...
NASL Roundup: Freddy Adu ready to play again    
Freddy Adu's hopes of finding his stride at the 12th club of his professional career haven't ...
MLS: Best of August    
A memorable brother act and yet another superb double-save highlight the best moments from the games ...
What They're Saying: Charlie Stillitano    
"I really think they're true friendships. When a manager comes to my house for dinner, they ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann    
"Yes, we fear and don't know. Since they arrested people, things are very questionable with UEFA, ...
What They're Saying: Whitworth athletic director Tim Demant     
''As a Christ-centered university that believes in the value of all individuals, we are seeking to ...
U.S. U-23s head north to Preston for key test    
The U.S. under-23 national team will play the first of two warmup games before Olympic qualifying ...
What They're Saying: Sean St. Ledger    
"Never ever in my wildest dreams did I think I would be on the same team ...
Lou City's Fondy breaks USL season scoring record    
Matt Fondy entered Louisville City's match against Harrisburg on Wednesday night with 18 goals, two behind ...
Video Pick: An open net own goal from close range    
It's the Swedish Damallsvenskan that brings us a sadly spectacular own goal. Had Hammarby's Helen Eke ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives