Tampa Bay Times
Tonight: USL Eastern Conference semifinal
Rowdies vs. New York Red Bulls II, 7:30, Al Lang Stadium
Bay to enjoy being home for tonight’s festivities. Last week’s Al Lang Stadium crowd of 6,000-plus was buzzing throughout the Cincinnati game and witnessed midfielder Marcel Schafer adding two goals to his MVP-like recent run of play.
Striker Georgi Hristov had the other goal, bringing his team-high total to 14.
“I definitely feel there’s a chemistry between us, and we know what to do on the field,” Hristov said. “No matter if Marcel goes out wide or (Sebastian Guenzatti) goes out wide, I know where to go, they know where to go. That’s good for us. Obviously that comes with confidence when you win games.”
New York is pretty confident on the attack itself. On Oct. 7, in what ultimately decided a playoff spot, the Red Bulls came out on the right side of a 6-5 result against Orlando City B. Until its 2-1 loss to Rochester