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Scorpions look to extend leads
July 31st, 2014 5:58PM

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[NASL: Fall Week 4] The San Antonio Scorpions will look to add to their NASL-record road winning streak when they seek their seventh away win in a row Sunday at FC Edmonton. They enter the game first in the fall standings and combined standings.

The Scorpions, who have not allowed a goal in their last 303 minutes, head into Clarke Stadium unbeaten and untied with with four wins in four games in the fall championship. They also lead the combined standings.  The spring and fall champions plus the two other teams with the most points over the season will enter the NASL semifinals.

Scorpions coach Alen Marcina is expecting a close game at Edmonton, which is last in the combined standings but has allowed only 13 goals in 12 games.

"As their record shows," he said, "Edmonton have a stingy defense that does not concede many goals and they are always a very difficult road game due to their physicality and discipline. But going into this weekend we're concentrating on further developing our game and focused on leaving with a positive result."
 
On Saturday, spring champion Minnesota United FC will look to continue its seven-game unbeaten streak as it hosts Ottawa Fury at Minneapolis' TCF Bank Stadium as part of a doubleheader that includes the Manchester City-Olympiakos international friendly.

NASL SCHEDULE, Week 4:
Saturday, Aug. 2
5:30 pm ET
Minn. United vs. Ottawa
7 pm ET
New York vs. Carolina
7:30 pm ET
Ft. Lauderdale vs. Tampa Bay
Indy Eleven vs. Atlanta
Sunday, Aug. 3
4 pm ET
FC Edmonton vs. San Antonio

NASL Fall Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
12 San Antonio
4-0-0 9/1
7 Minn. United 2-0-1 5/1
6 Indy Eleven 2-1-0 4/3
6 Tampa Bay 2-1-0 5/5
4 Atlanta 1-1-1 4/4
4 New York 1-1-1 3/4
3 Carolina 1-3-0 4/5
1 FC Edmonton 0-2-1 0/2
1 Ottawa 0-2-1 0/4
1 Ft. Lauderdale 0-2-1 1/6

NASL Combined Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
29 San Antonio 9-2-2 22/10
27 Minn. United 8-1-2 21/10
23 New York 7-3-2 17/7
17 Carolina 6-6-2 15/20
16 Tampa Bay 4-4-4 16/21
14 Fort Lauderdale 4-6-2 19/24
14 Atlanta 4-6-2 16/24
11 Ottawa 3-7-2 14/17
10 Indy Eleven 2-6-4 18/23
9 FC Edmonton 2-7-3 11/13

NASL SCHEDULE, Week 5:
Wednesday, Aug. 6
7:30 pm ET
Indy Eleven vs. Ft. Lauderdale
New York vs. FC Edmonton
Saturday, Aug. 9
7 pm ET
Ottawa vs. Ft. Lauderdale
7:30 pm ET
Atlanta vs. New York
Carolina vs. Tampa Bay
8 pm ET
Minn. United vs. FC Edmonton
8:30 pm ET
San Antonio vs. Indy Eleven

NASL SCHEDULE, Week 6:
Saturday, Aug. 16
7:30 pm ET
Carolina vs. FC Edmonton
Ft. Lauderdale vs. Atlanta
Tampa Bay vs. New York
8 pm ET
Minn. United vs. Indy Eleven
Sunday, Aug. 17
3:00 pm ET
Ottawa vs. San Antonio

NASL SCHEDULE, Week 7:
Saturday, Aug. 23
7 pm ET
New York vs. Minn. United
7:30 pm ET
Indy Eleven vs. Ottawa
Tampa Bay vs. Carolina
8:30 pm ET
San Antonio vs. Atlanta
Sunday, Aug. 24
4:00 pm ET
FC Edmonton vs. Ft. Lauderdale

NASL SCHEDULE, Week 8:
Saturday, Aug. 30
7 pm ET
Ottawa vs. Tampa Bay
7:30 pm ET
Carolina vs. Atlanta
Ft. Lauderdale vs. San Antonio
Indy Eleven vs. New York
Sunday, Aug. 31
4:00 pm ET
FC Edmonton vs. Minn. United

NASL SCHEDULE, Week 9:
Saturday, Sept. 6
7 pm ET
New York vs. Ft. Lauderdale
7:30 pm ET
Atlanta vs. Indy Eleven
8 pm ET
Minn. United vs. Tampa Bay
8:30 pm ET
San Antonio vs. FC Edmonton
Sunday, Sept. 7
3:00 pm ET
Ottawa vs. Carolina


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