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August 14th, 2014 9:44PM
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[NASL: Fall Week 6] The San Antonio Scorpions will look for their sixth win in seven games in the NASL fall championship when they travel to Canada to face Ottawa Fury at TD Place on Sunday.
 
The Scorpions, winners of six of their last seven games on the road, are coming off a 2-0 win over visiting Indy Eleven, while the Fury is winless in its last six games after it dropped a 2-1 decision at home to the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

"San Antonio is playing well at the moment," said Fury head coach Marc Dos Santos, "and we will have to be ready if we want to get a positive result. Our fans have shown fantastic support and are part of our strengths when we are playing at home. We are working hard and doing everything it takes to bounce back. We will be ready for this challenge."

VIDEO. Scorpions players Eric Hassli, Josue Soto and Josh Saunders play tourists, making first visit to the with FOX 29's Denise Cabello.



The Tampa Bay Rowdies host the New York Cosmos at Al Lang Stadium Saturday (ESPN3 at 7:30 pm ET) in a battle of third- and fourth-place teams in the fall standings. The last meeting between the two teams was during the spring season when the Cosmos that came away with a 3-0 win in St. Petersburg.
 
"I expect an exciting match and I hope we can give our great fans a victory that they long for and that they deserve," said Rowdies coach Ricky Hill.  "We haven't beaten the Cosmos yet since they've been back. They had a great victory Saturday night in Atlanta and we had a great victory Saturday night in Carolina, so both teams are coming in with a positive frame of mind."
 
The Cosmos are currently well place, in third place, in the NASL combined standings to make the playoffs, but the Rowdies need a win.

NASL SCHEDULE, Week 6:
Saturday, Aug. 16
7:30 pm ET
Carolina vs. FC Edmonton
Ft. Lauderdale vs. Atlanta
Tampa Bay vs. New York, ESPN3
8 pm ET
Minn. United vs. Indy Eleven
Sunday, Aug. 17
3:00 pm ET
Ottawa vs. San Antonio

NASL Fall Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
15 San Antonio
5-1-0 12/4
13 Minn. United 4-0-1 10/4
9 Tampa Bay 3-2-0 9/9
8 New York 2-2-2 5/6
8 Ft. Lauderdale 2-2-2 4/7
7 Atlanta 2-2-1 9/8
7 Indy Eleven 2-3-1 6/9
6 Carolina 2-4-0 8/59
5 FC Edmonton 1-3-2 5/6
1 Ottawa 0-4-1 2/8

NASL Combined Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
33 *Minn. United 10-1-3 26/13
32 San Antonio 10-3-2 25/13
27 New York 8-4-3 19/9
21 Ft. Lauderdale 6-6-3 22/25
20 Carolina 6-7-2 19/24
19 Tampa Bay 5-5-4 20/25
17 Atlanta 5-7-2 21/28
13 FC Edmonton 3-8-4 16/17
11 Ottawa 3-9-2 16/21
11 Indy Eleven 2-8-5 20/29
*Clinched playoff berth as spring champion.

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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