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Minnesota's Ramirez extends scoring lead
August 2nd, 2014 11:42PM

TAGS:  nasl


[NASL: Fall Week 4] Christian Ramirez extended his NASL scoring lead with a pair of goals to gave Minnesota United FC a 2-1 victory over visiting Ottawa. The game at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis was part of a doubleheader with the Manchester City-Olympiacos match that drew 34,047 fans.

Ramirez's two goals give him nine for the season, and the win extended Minnesota's unbeaten streak to eight games. The spring champion moved to within two points of idle San Antonio in the fall standings.

"I am very proud of the guys for getting the result and proud of the movement we showed," said United coach Manny Lagos. "It was a nice day and we played good soccer early on and unfortunately by not putting chances away in the first half/ [Ramirez] has been playing really well and he bagged it for us; it was a big goal for the club and a big three points."
-- Indy Eleven earned its seventh sellout in seven home matches at Michael A. Carroll Stadium, but the 10,285 fans again left disappointed as the Atlanta Silverbacks prevailed, 4-2, over Indy, which has yet to win at home. Kleberson converted two penalty kicks for Indy, but goals by Atlanta's Jaime Chavez and Junior Sandoval gave the Silverbacks the valuable three points.

-- A goal by Ty Shipalane gave the Carolina RailHawks a 1-0 victory at the New York Cosmos.

-- The Fort Lauderdale Strikers won by the same score over Tampa Bay Rowdies on Fafa Picault's goal.

Saturday, Aug. 2
Minn. United 2 Ottawa 1
New York 0 Carolina 1
Ft. Lauderdale 1 Tampa Bay 0
Indy Eleven 2 Atlanta 4
Sunday, Aug. 3
4 pm ET
FC Edmonton vs. San Antonio

NASL Fall Standings:
12 San Antonio
4-0-0 9/1
10 Minn. United 3-0-1 7/2
7 Atlanta 2-1-1 8/6
6 Carolina 2-3-0 5/5
6 Indy Eleven 2-2-0 6/7
6 Tampa Bay 2-2-0 5/6
4 New York 1-2-1 3/5
4 Ft. Lauderdale 1-2-1 2/6
1 FC Edmonton 0-2-1 0/2
1 Ottawa 0-3-1 1/6

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

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

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

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

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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