DURHAM, NC – Tobacco Road FC travels to Charlotte Wednesday to take on the defending Premier Development League National Champions, the Charlotte Eagles. The match will be at 7 p.m. at Charlotte Christian School.
Tobacco Road FC is 1-3 against the Eagles in PDL play. Earlier this season, Tobacco Road fell to the Eagles in Durham by a 2-1 margin. The Eagles got on the board first in the 24th minute. In the 76th minute, Tobacco Road equalized as Eli Garner assisted Mauricio Pineda. The Eagles found the winner in the 87th minute as an Eagles winger walked a tightrope to keep the ball inbounds on the touch line and crossed it to a man in the box who scored.
Currently in the South Atlantic Division Standings, Tobacco Road FC sits in fifth with nine points on three wins and five losses. The Eagles are one spot ahead with ten points on three wins, four losses and a tie.
6.6.18 Carolina Dynamo 6 – 1 Charlotte Eagles
6.9.18 Charlotte Eagles 0 – 0 Lionsbridge FC
6.13.18 Charlotte Eagles 0 – 6 Myrtle Beach Mutiny
6.16.18 Charlotte Eagles 0 – 3 SC United Bantams
6.22.18 Lionsbridge FC 2 – 1 Charlotte Eagles
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A week ago, Tobacco Road FC lost to North Carolina FC by a 3-1 margin. Tobacco Road started the match on the right foot with captain Alex Comsia assisting Mustapha Wadda to put the hosts up 1-0 going into the break. Second half substitutions boosted the visitors. Goals in the 69th, 83rd and 90th earned the visitors the three points.
The Charlotte Eagles are coming off of a 2-1 loss at the hands of Lionsbridge FC at Matthews Sportsplex. The visitors got on the board in the 34th minute and doubled their lead in the 50th minute. The hosts pulled one back in the 90th minute but ran out of time.
The match between Tobacco Road FC and the Charlotte Eagles is Wednesday, June 27 at 7 p.m. at Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte. Tickets are available online at https://charlotteeagles.ticketleap.com/charlotte-eagles-vs-tobacco-road/. Follow @TobaccoRoadFC on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to follow along with Los Toros throughout the season.