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Kickers remain unbeaten, open up six-point lead
August 3rd, 2013 1:47AM

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[USL PRO REWIND: Week 20] The first-place Richmond Kickers got a second-half goal from Joseph Ngwenya to defeat the Charlotte Eagles, 1-0, and remain unbeaten at 13-0-9 with four games to play in the regular season.

With the victory, Richmond opened up a six-point lead on Orlando City, which has two games in hand, and clinched a place in the USL PRO postseason plus a home date in the first round.

-- The visiting Pittsburgh Riverhounds pulled even with VSI Tampa Bay FC in the race for the eighth and final playoff berth thanks to a 2-1 win at Tampa Bay.

Richard Costanzo broke a 1-1 tie in the second half to give the Riverhounds the win in Plant City.

USL PRO RESULTS, Week 20:
Friday, August 2
Charlotte 0 Richmond 1
VSI Tampa Bay FC 1 Pittsburgh 2
Wilmington 2 Charleston 1
Rochester 3 Dayton 1

Wednesday, July 31
Phoenix 1 Harrisburg 3

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 20:
Saturday, August 3
Charleston vs. Richmond
Orlando City  vs. Pittsburgh
Los Angeles vs. Harrisburg
Sunday, August 4
Dayton vs. Wilmington
VSI Tampa Bay FC vs. Orlando City

USL PRO STANDINGS:
PTS TEAM W-L-T- +/1
48 Richmond 13-0-9 41/16
42 Orlando City 12-2-6 45/21
40 Harrisburg 13-8-1 48/31
36 Charleston 10-5-6 37/23
34 Charlotte 8-4-10 34/34
34 Dayton 9-6-7 37/37
33 Los Angeles 9-8-6 46/33
31 VSI Tampa Bay FC 9-8-4 33/24
31 Pittsburgh 8-6-7 29/24
24 *Wilmington 7-11-4 24/36
22 Phoenix FC 5-12-7 25/36
22 Rochester 4-9-10 19/34
0 Barracuda FC 0-23-0 10/79
*Deducted one point.

USL LEADING SCORERS:
G PLAYER, TEAM
15 Dom Dwyer, Orlando City
12 Jose Angulo, Pittsburgh
11 Sainey Touray, Harrisburg
10 Jamie Watson, Orlando City
9+1 Lucky Mkosana, Harrisburg
9 Christopher Cortez, Los Angeles
8+1 Joseph Ngwenya, Richmond
8 Mauricio Salles, VSI Tampa Bay FC

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 21:
Wednesday, August 7
Harrisburg vs. Charlotte
Orlando City vs. VSI Tampa Bay FC
Thursday, August 8
Los Angeles vs. Charleston
Friday, August 9
Wilmington vs. Dayton
Rochester vs. Pittsburgh
Saturday, August 10
Charlotte vs. Barracuda FC
Harrisburg vs. VSI Tampa Bay FC
Richmond vs. Dayton
Phoenix FC  vs. Charleston
Sunday, August 11
Pittsburgh vs. VSI Tampa Bay FC
Orlando City vs.  Seattle Sounders FC Reserves

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 22:
Wednesday, August 14
Richmond vs. Orlando City
Wilmington vs. Pittsburgh
Thursday, August 15
Charleston vs. Barracuda FC
Friday, August 16
VSI Tampa Bay FC vs. Charlotte
Phoenix FC vs. Rochester
Saturday, August 17
Pittsburgh vs. Richmond
Dayton vs. Harrisburg
Orlando City vs. Charlotte
Wilmington vs. Barracuda FC
Los Angeles vs. Rochester

(Click here for USL PRO streaming on USL Live on Unation.)


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