Johnson leads Austin past Miami

[D-2 PRO LEAGUE] Englishman Eddie Johnson scored both goals to lead the D-2 Pro League-leading Austin Aztex to a 2-1 win over the Miami FC Blues, 2-1, Saturday night at Lockhart Stadium.

Johnson's second goal came in the 88th minute, two minutes after Paulo Araujo Jr. equalized for Miami.

Johnson scored from the penalty spot after teammate Peri Marosevic, on loan from FC Dallas, was taken down in the area.

In AC St. Louis' first game since Claude Anelka, brother of French striker Nicolas Anelka, was relieved of his duties, it tied Vancouver, 0-0.

Longtime St. Louis area youth coach Dale Schilly took over as head coach.

STANDINGS:
NASL Conference
21 Vancouver 5-2-6
17 Montreal 4-3-5
15 Carolina 3-2-6
13 Miami FC 2-4-7
12 CP Baltimore 3-7-3
8 AC St. Louis 2-7-2
USL Conference
30 Austin Aztex 9-2-3
22 Rochester 6-3-4
20 NSC Minnesota 6-8-2
19 Portland 5-5-4
18 Tampa Bay 5-5-3
13 Puerto Rico 4-6-1

RESULTS:
June 27 in Portland, Ore.
Portland 1 Tampa Bay 0. Goal: Duke (Josten) 73.
Portland -- Cronin, Thompson,  Smith,  Danso,  Cameron (Purdy, 85), Nimo, McManus, Gaudet (Keel, 85), Pore (Suzuki, 68), Dike, DeMartin (Josten, 72)
Tampa Bay -- Sattler, Valentino, Valentin, Kljestan, Diaz, Ustruck, Adjeman-Pamboe, Milien (Nyazamba, 45), Buete (Yates, 67), Tan (King, 67), Yamada (Gyorio, 77)
Att.: 8,892.

June 26 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Miami FC 1 Austin 2. Goals: Araujo Jr. 86; Johnson 44, Johnson 88
Miami FC -- Patterson-Sewell, Veris, Rodrigues, Lancaster (Neto 71), Gbandi (Randolph 68), Goldberg, Germiniani (Jerome 14), Dominguez, Arguez, Thompson (Santeliz 45), Cabas (Araujo Jr. 64).
Austin -- Gallardo; Sakuda, Needham, Marshall, L.Griffin; Callahan, Alvarez, Olum, J.Watson (Worthen 75); Johnson (Bernar 89), M.Griffin (Marosevic 71).
Att.: 8,892.

June 26 in Fenton, Mo.
AC St. Louis 0 Vancouver 0

St. Louis -- Dufty; Traynor, Barna, Bloom, Velten; Cole (Kafedzic, 81), Cosgriff (Moore, 75), Kreamalmeyer, Stisser (Salvaggione, 62), Gauchinho; Ambersley.
Vancouver -- Nolly; Knight (Edwini-Bonsu, 82), Janicki, Akwari, Hirano; Davies, Nash, Steele (Bellisomo, 58), Toure (Moose, 46), Stewart, Khalfan.
Att.: 8,892.

June 26 in Baltimore, Md.
Crystal Palace Baltimore 1 NSC Minnesota 3.

June 26 in Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester 3 Puerto Rico 0.

June 26 in Cary, N.C.
Carolina 2 Montreal 2.

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