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Game preview: FC Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota Stars


FC Tampa Bay vs. NSC Minnesota

When/where: 7 p.m.; Al Lang Field, St. Petersburg

Records: Tampa Bay 7-6-7 (28 points); Minnesota 7-5-7 (28 points)

TV/radio: BHSN; 1010-AM; live stream on

Series: This is the second of four meetings between the teams, who played to a scoreless draw May 28 in Minnesota.

Last time out: Mozzi Gyorio scored in the 90th minute to give Tampa Bay a 3-all tie with Montreal on Wednesday. Tampa Bay dismantled Atlanta 4-0 on Aug. 6. The Stars lost to Fort Lauderdale 1-0 Wednesday.

Skinny: Tampa Bay and Minnesota are tied for third in the NASL standings; Minnesota has played one fewer game. … Tampa Bay faces Minnesota three times over the next seven games. … Tampa Bay F Aaron King has a point in seven consecutive games. … F Mike Ambersley's nine goals are second most in the league. … Feeding Children Everywhere will pack 250,000 meals to send to Haiti from 3-6 today at Al Lang.

Eduardo A. Encina, Times staff writer

Game preview: FC Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota Stars 08/12/11 [Last modified: Friday, August 12, 2011 9:23pm]
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