WHEN/WHERE: 3 p.m., Houlihan's Stadium, Tampa.
TV/RADIO: Univision; WZTM-820 AM.
COACHES: MetroStars _ Alfonso Mondelo; Mutiny _ John Kowalski.
RECORDS: MetroStars 2-3, Mutiny 1-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MetroStars _ M Tab Ramos, D Alexi Lalas, M Marcelo Vega, F Eduardo Hurtado, GK Tony Meola. Mutiny _ GK Thomas Ravelli, F Roy Wegerle, M Steve Ralston, D Chris Houser, M/F Frankie Hejduk.
NOTES: This is the first meeting of the season between the Eastern Conference rivals. The Mutiny is 4-0 against the MetroStars at Houlihan's Stadium. New York/New Jersey has won two straight, both on game-winners by Lalas. Mutiny D Josh Keller is out after two yellow cards Thursday night against Columbus. D Jan Eriksson left Thursday night's game with a thigh bruise, but may play. MetroStars M Jim Rooney and D Kerry Zavagnin are ineligible after being ejected April 25 against San Jose.Soccer Celebration will be open from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
_ RODNEY PAGE