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Charlotte Independence at Saint Louis FC: How to Watch, Live Stream and More

The penultimate match of the 2015 USL season is upon the Charlotte Independence with everything still to play for.

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If you are the Charlotte Independence this is exactly what you are looking for: win today and you are almost, almost in the playoffs.  And depending on other results this weekend, the Independence could qualify.  And as they make their first trip to Missouri to take on Saint Louis FC the goal is clear.  Grab a result.

Bottom line: there is everything still to play for

The Eastern Conference Table

Points Games Played Win Loss Draw
Rochester Rhinos 54 25 15 1 9
Louisville City FC 48 26 14 6 6
New York Red Bulls II 42 27 12 9 6
Charleston Battery 40 26 10 6 10
Charlotte Independence 40 26 10 6 10
Richmond Kickers 37 26 9 7 10
Pittsburgh Riverhounds 36 25 10 9 6
Harrisburg City Islanders 35 25 10 10 5
FC Montreal 28 27 8 15 4
Saint Louis FC 27 26 6 11 9
Toronto FC II 22 25 6 15 4
Wilmington Hammerheads FC 17 26 3 15 8

What to Watch For

1)  The Glass Half Empty: Yes, Charlotte could clinch a berth tonight (depending on other results) but they still will need to do it on the road and despite for good the season has gone, they have just two wins away from home.  They are playing a Saint Louis FC team that is 13 points behind them in the table and has not won since August 20.  Despite all of that, Charlotte has struggled away from home and will need to find a way through to grab a result tonight.

2)  The Glass Half Full: Sure, Charlotte only has two wins on the road this year, but they have also only suffered four defeats away from home.  Putting that in context, only three teams in USL (Rochester Rhinos, Louisville City FC and Sacramento Republic FC) have lost fewer games on the road then Charlotte.  So maybe they are not winning every game, but they are not losing all that much on the road.  Results in 8 of 12 on the road?  Not all that bad.

Officiating Assignments

Referee: Bernhard Hosu

Assistant Referees: Shane Kennard and Stephen Hoffmeister

Fourth Official: Aaron Schumacher

How to Watch

Match Date/Time: Saturday, September 12 at 6:30 PM MDT

Venue: World Wide Technology Soccer Park--Fenton, Missouri

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