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Tampa Bay Rowdies stall on road with 1-0 loss to Minnesota

BLAINE, Minn. — The Tampa Bay Rowdies stumbled to a 1-0 loss Saturday night against Minnesota. The Rowdies had split the season series with the Stars, who snapped a two-game losing streak at home.

The Rowdies have just one point in their past six games.

Minnesota scored the winner in the 27th minute courtesy of midfielder Scott Lorenz. The shot deflected off the leg of Rowdies defender Robert Valentino and bounced over goalkeeper Daryl Sattler.

After Minnesota's Daniel Wasson was given a yellow card in the 41st minute for his slide tackle on Stanley Nyazamba, the Rowdies (5-6-4, 19 points) had an opportunity to tie the score on a free kick. But defender Yendry Diaz's kick from 30 yards was just wide of the goal.

During the second half, Sattler made several saves to keep the score close. The Stars' Brian Cvilikas had a one-on-one opportunity, but Sattler came up with the save.

The Rowdies begin a stretch of four consecutive home games, starting Thursday against Puerto Rico at Steinbrenner Field.

Minn. 1

Rowdies 0

Tampa Bay Rowdies stall on road with 1-0 loss to Minnesota 07/10/10 [Last modified: Saturday, July 10, 2010 11:12pm]
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