NASL Preview: Minnesota, Indy square off in the Midwest


Four of the NASL’s six opening week matches of Fall Season finished in draws, with two sides who just missed out on the Spring Season title flexing their muscles.

Minnesota United buried Carolina 5-1 to start the campaign after finishing two points back of Indy in the Spring, while the team that lost out on the title via tiebreaker, the New York Cosmos, handed Ottawa a 2-1 setback.

Everyone else drew, and all the scores were 1-1. Parity, we suppose.

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The match of the week sees Minnesota travel to Spring season champion Indy, with league-leading scorer Christian Ramirez hoping to dent the twine in Indiana.

Also on tap are two massive road trips, with both Rayo OKC and Fort Lauderdale heading up to Canada.

Puerto Rico FC at Jacksonville Armada
Minnesota United at Indy Eleven
New York Cosmos at Miami FC
Tampa Bay Rowdies at Carolina Railhawks

Fort Lauderdale Strikers at FC Edmonton
Rayo OKC at Ottawa Fury