The Charlotte Independence return to USL action after a midweek shocker in which they defeated New England Revolution 1-0 in the Fourth Round of the US Open Cup. For the Independence, they are taking on the Charleston Battery who have tasted defeat just one time.
The goal for the Independence: win another one at home.
The Eastern Conference Table:
|Louisville City FC||20||12||5||2||5|
|Harrisburg City Islanders||16||11||4||3||4|
|New York Red Bulls II||16||13||4||5||4|
|Saint Louis FC||14||12||3||4||5|
|Toronto FC II||9||10||2||5||3|
|Wilmington Hammerheads FC||7||12||1||7||4|
What to Watch For:
1) Ramblewood is Open (mostly): The home pitch for the Independence will make its debut this weekend, but it has not been without controversy:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">What happened to "doing Ramblewood right" like <a href="https://twitter.com/CLTIndependence">@CLTIndependence</a> said last week? Why are we now dealing w/ a 25% finished stadium? <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/COYJ?src=hash">#COYJ</a></p>— Crown Town Soccer (@crowntownsoccer) <a href="https://twitter.com/crowntownsoccer/status/611950656954466304">June 19, 2015</a></blockquote>
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2) A Hangover? The victory for Charlotte on Wednesday was such a remarkable thing and the Lads gave their all, it makes you wonder if they will suffer a hangover against Charleston today. Charleston had a rough week as well dropping their fourth round match to Orlando City in PK's. Needless to say, Charleston will be inspired and the Independence could suffer from a bit of "big-win-itis."
How to Watch:
Match Date/Time: Saturday, June 20 at 5:00 PM MDT
Venue: Ramblewood Soccer Complex--Charlotte, North Carolina
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