Bayamon, PR (September 20, 2011) - The Puerto Rico Islanders will once again defend their undefeated home streak squaring off against FC Tampa Bay for the forth and final time at Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium in Bayamón this Wednesday, September 21st during their last game before the semifinals. The Puerto Rico Islanders are the only team in the North American Soccer League (NASL) to boast a home unbeaten streak in the league. Kick off is set for 7:30 p.m.
The Orange Troop will celebrate College Night and Club Night. All college students get in FREE with student id. Also, everyone that comes with a youth club jersey gets in FREE and their parents pay half price. Enjoy the happy hour with Medalla at $1.
About the PR Islanders
The Orange Troop is coming off a 1-0 victory against the first place Carolina RailHawks last Saturday, September 17th at Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium Currently, the Puerto Rico Islanders are in second place with 49 points.
The Puerto Rico Islanders have won two games and drawn one in the last three meetings with FC Tampa Bay. The last encounter between FC Tampa Bay and the Orange Troop was on August 20th at Al Lang Stadium where the Puerto Rico Islanders won 2-1. Both teams also tied 1-1 last July 9th at the Islanders home field.
The Orange Troop have only lost two games in the last 17 matches scoring 26 goals and only giving up 15. The Puerto Rico Islanders, defending USSF division 2 champions, have already clinched a spot in the semifinals of the NASL.
About FC Tampa Bay
FC Tampa Bay is currently in third place with 38 points, 11 points behind the Puerto Rico Islanders. FC Tampa Bay is coming off a 1-1 draw against NSC Minnesota Stars last Saturday, September 17th. With this tie and FC Edmonton loss at Montreal, FC Tampa Bay clinched a spot in the playoffs of the NASL. The goalkeeper from Tampa, Jeff Attinella, has the most saves in the league with 119 stops. Forward Mike Ambersley is the lead scorer for FC Tampa Bay with a total of 11 goals, tying with lead scorer of the Puerto Rico Islanders, Jonathan Faña.