Category Archives: NASL On The Pitch

2014 USOC Round 3: NASL enters; Indy Eleven host Dayton

Today’s the day for the third round matches in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. (Well, except for Rochester and Reading, who played last night to a 2-1 extra time win for the Rhinos.) This year, Round 3 is when NASL teams … Continue reading

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NASL Week 7: Cosmos 1-1 Indy, and other results

Indy still hasn’t won. On the other hand, they broke a four-game losing streak and got a hard-fought point on the road against a title contender. It wasn’t a cure for all that ails the Eleven, but it was a … Continue reading

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2014 NASL Week 5: Strikers to the Top

With the week 6 games approaching, let’s look at the other NASL results from last week. But first, a quick mention about cup play. The US Open Cup second-round games were held yesterday. Of interest to Eleven fans is that the Dayton … Continue reading

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Indy 1-2 Edmonton

I guess I’ve put off writing about this weekend’s match as long as possible. I’ve used the refrain “Mondays after a loss suck” three weeks in a row now, and it’s no less true. We were all hoping for a home … Continue reading

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2014 NASL Week 4: Minnesota 3-2 Indy Eleven, and other results

Déjà vu all over again. Another road game, another 3-2 loss with a late consolation goal, another Kleberson penalty, another Monday with the Eleven losing in the league. The trip to league-leading Minnesota was always going to be a big ask … Continue reading

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2014 NASL Week 3: Fort Lauderdale 3-2 Indy Eleven, and other results

There’s nothing like a Monday after a defeat for your team. Blech. Indy had its first-ever road game, and despite a good goal tally, didn’t come away with any points. But week 3 had a full slate of very interesting results, and … Continue reading

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2014 Week 2: NASL Action

All the NASL teams were in action on Saturday night. Aside from Tampa Bay’s 1-1 draw with Indy, the other four games all resulted in wins — though only one was for the home team. Cosmos and Minnesota United remain … Continue reading

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