USL Championship: What's in the news ...

1. Captain Sebastian Guenzatti scored in stoppage time to give the Tampa Bay Rowdies a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Fury. The victory gives the Rowdies a two-point lead atop the Eastern Conference. Rookie Juan Tejada had pulled the Rowdies even after Christiano Francois opened the scoring for Ottawa, whose unbeaten streak was halted at 10 games.

-- Results: USL Championship (Week 18)

2. The Phoenix Rising won its eighth straight game when it rallied from a one-goal deficit to defeat the Portland Timbers 2, 4-2. The Rising, which holds a six-point lead in the Western Conference, got two goals from captain Solomon Asante from the penalty spot and two from defender Amadou Dia. Asante took over the league scoring lead with 12 goals.

3. The Charlotte Independence beat Memphis 901, 1-0, to improve its record to 2-0-1 since general manager Mike Jeffries returned to the sidelines as head coach following the dismissal of Irishman Jim McGuinness, known for his Gaelic football success, after a 1-7-6 start to the 2019 season. Jorge Herrera, who has been with Charlotte since its inception, scored the winner in the 74th minute off a pass from Enzo Martinez.
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