Saturday, August 4

LD Update: USL Pro Game Night; NASL honor

In a showdown of the USL Pro's top two sides, regular season champion Orlando City added even more to its lead over Rochester. Meanwhile, a draw between the third and fourth-place sides Charleston and Wilmington allowed Richmond to jump past the Hammerheads with their victory.


Rochester Rhinos 0:1 Orlando City
- Rochester netminder Kristian Nicht could only hold back Orlando City for so long before a counter in the 65th minute gave Jamie Watson the opportunity to provide the winner. - MORE

Charleston Battery 2:2 Wilmington Hammerheads - A long free kick cleared out was fired back in for the opener by Andres Cuero 35 minutes into the contest for the visitors. The Battery answered five minutes into the second half through Nicki Paterson, who later delivered a free kick off the crossbar in the 77th that would eventually be put away by Taylor Mueller. The Battery were denied a chance to gain full points on Rochester four minutes later when Steven Perry scored on a breakaway. - MORE

Richmond Kickers 2:0 Antigua Barracuda - Despite dominating play, it took a while for the Kickers to score with Molvin James denying them, including one save on a Matthew Delicate header that he tipped away off the crossbar. The Kickers finally broke through, though with Gerson dos Santos finishing off an assist from Mike Burke. He then reversed roles and fed Delicate in stoppage time to lock up the victory. - MORE

NASL News: The league announced San Antonio Scorpions striker Pablo Campos as the Player of the Month.

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