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Diaz leads first-place Cosmos to first road win
September 22nd, 2013 3:39AM

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[NASL REWIND: Week 8] Venezuelan striker Diomar Diaz struck twice in the first half to lead the first-place New York Cosmos to a 2-1 win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in front of 7,653 fans at Lockhart Stadium for their first win on the road in the NASL.

"First of all, it is a very good result for us as it is an important win against a team that created a lot of difficulties for us today," said Cosmos coach Giovanni Savarese. "I have to give the Strikers a lot of credit as they played very well especially in the second half as they created a lot of opportunities but I'm glad that our defense was very strong today. Overall, it was a very good match and it was a strong challenge for us today."

The victory sets up a clash between the Cosmos and second-placed Tampa Bay Rowdies on Sept. 29. Two goals from forward Georgi Hristov and one from midfielder Shane Hill lifted the Rowdies to a 3-1 win over the Atlanta Silverbacks. They remain unbeaten in eight games in the fall season and 10 games overall.
 
A stoppage-time penalty kick from Hans Denissen secured the first San Antonio Scorpions win of the fall campaign, a 2-1 win over the Carolina RailHawks.

NASL FALL WEEK 8, Results:
Saturday, Sept. 21
Tampa Bay 3 Atlanta 1
Fort Lauderdale 0 New York 2
San Antonio 2 Carolina 1

NASL FALL WEEK 8, Schedule:
Sunday, Sept. 22
FC Edmonton vs. Minnesota
 
NASL FALL, Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
15 New York 4-1-3 9/7
14 Tampa Bay 3-0-5 18/12
11 Carolina 3-3-2 11/9
11 Ft. Lauderdale 3-3-2 7/9
10 Atlanta 2-2-4 8/9
8 Minnesota 2-3-2 8/8
8 FC Edmonton 1-1-5 6/6
4 San Antonio 1-6-1 11/18

NASL FALL WEEK 9, Schedule:
Saturday, Sept. 28
Minnesota vs. San Antonio
Carolina vs. Fort Lauderdale
Atlanta vs. FC Edmonton
Sunday, Sept. 29
New York vs. Tampa Bay

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