Loudoun United FC (LUFC) are set to take on Tampa Bay Rowdies in the Red-and-White’s penultimate game of the season. United travel to Al Lang Stadium to face the Florida-side for the eighth time in the USL Championship, the second matchup this season.
Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Loudoun United FC is set to kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET with a live broadcast on ESPN+.
Loudoun United News
Loudoun United FC head into Match 33 following their last home match of the 2022 USL Championship season.
In July, LUFC fell to Tampa Bay at Segra Field 1-4 with Tyler Freeman scoring the lone goal for the home side. United looks to settle the series in search of their second win at Al Lang Stadium in the USL Championship.
Midfielder Houssou Landry recorded his 50th match for Loudoun United FC on Saturday.
Head Coach Ryan Martin’s Thoughts on the Upcoming Match
“First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Florida and Tampa after Hurricane Ian. In times like this, our sport is always second. With that being said, we hope to put on an entertaining match against one of the best teams in the league to help people enjoy themselves for a night.”
How can I Follow the Match?
The match will be available to stream on ESPN+.
Head Coach Neill Collins and the Rowdies look to win back-to-back matches following a comeback win in Monterey. The Tampa Bay Rowdies rallied for two goals in the second half of Sunday’s match versus Monterey Bay FC to secure all three points at Cardinale Stadium.
With the win, the Rowdies pull within three points of Memphis 901 FC for second place in the USL Championship Eastern Conference standings.
Following a week of disruption from Hurricane Ian, Tampa Bay cancelled the club’s midweek match versus El Paso Locomotive FC and postponed the trip to Monterey by a day.
Tampa Bay’s Phil Breno made his second start of the season since CJ Cochran suffered an injury. Nicky Law and Laurence Wyke were on the scoresheet for the Rowdies.