[NASL REWIND: Week 7]
The Fort Lauderdale Strikers extended their unbeaten streak to six games but missed out on taking over the NASL lead when they were held to a
1-1 tie at FC Edmonton on Sunday.
Defender Lance Laing
scored from a free kick to give the Eddies the lead six minutes before the break and
end Strikers keeper Richard Sanchez
's scoreless streak at 353 minutes. Cuban Yaikel Perez
equalized in the 57th minute
for the Strikers, who drew even on points with the second-place Carolina RailHawks and Tampa Bay Rowdies, one point behind the New York Cosmos. Saturday ...
The Cosmos beat Minnesota United FC, 1-0, to take over first place as Carolina and Tampa Bay, which went into Saturday tied for first place with Ft.
Lauderdale, played to a 2-2 draw.
, who grew up in Queens and recently returned from Uruguay, scored the decisive goal for
the Cosmos after 76 minutes on a header off a cross from Hunter Freeman
. The game drew 6,081 fans at Shuart Stadium.
"It was a beautiful cross and we got the win," said Guenzatti. "Before the game, we were one point away from the team in first place and we just have to keep winning and hopefully
get to the top."
Carolina got a last-minute goal from Austin Da Luz
to preserve its unbeaten home
record in 2013. The Rowdies trailed on a Ty Shipalane
goal for the RailHawks before Evans Frimpong
and Jay Needham
struck in the space of two minutes for the visiting Rowdies.
In Atlanta, the Silverbacks
earned a 2-1 home win over the San Antonio Scorpions on goals from Ruben Luna
and Danny Barrera
to move to within two
points of the lead.
NASL FALL WEEK 7, Results:
Sunday, Sept. 15
FC Edmonton 1 Fort Lauderdale
1 Saturday, Sept. 14
Carolina 2 Tampa Bay 2
New York 1 Minnesota 0
Atlanta 2 San Antonio 1
NASL FALL, Standings
: PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
12 New York
11 Tampa Bay 2-0-5 15/11
11 Carolina 3-2-2 10/7
11 Ft. Lauderdale 3-2-2 7/7
10 Atlanta 2-1-4 7/6
8 Minnesota 2-3-2 8/8
8 FC Edmonton 1-1-5 6/6
Antonio 0-6-1 9/17 NASL FALL WEEK 8, Schedule:
Saturday, Sept. 21
Tampa Bay vs. Atlanta
Fort Lauderdale vs. New York
San Antonio vs. Carolina Sunday, Sept. 22
FC Edmonton vs. Minnesota
NASL FALL WEEK 9, Schedule:
Saturday, Sept. 28
Minnesota vs. San Antonio
Carolina vs. Fort
Atlanta vs. FC Edmonton Sunday, Sept. 29
New York vs. Tampa Bay
to watch NASL streams.)