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Miami FC Takes on Charleston Battery on the Road

May 20, 2022 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Miami FC News Release

Charleston, S.C. - The Miami Football Club visits South Carolina to take on Charleston Battery on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. The match will be broadcast live on ESPN+ for fans back home and the USA and internationally on YouTube.

Miami FC looks to improve its away record, which sits at 2W-2L-1D. The South Florida side enters the game in 6th place in the Eastern Conference, with 15 points after 11 games.

Miami FC 1-1 Detroit City FC

Miami FC is coming off a one-all draw against Detroit City FC on Wednesday at FIU Stadium.

The Orange and Blue conceded a goal in the 20th minute of the game and fought aThe Orange and Blue conceded a goal in the 20th minute of the game and fought all the way to the final kick to equalize. Substitute Adonijah Reid and Romeo Parkes combined for a goal in the last chance of the match. Parkes dished out a pass inside the box to Reid, and the Canadian beat a defender and kicked the ball hard enough to get it past the goalkeeper.

Head coach Anthony Pulis' side avoided back-to-back defeats thanks to heroics from the substitute pairing. Reid, who netted his first goal of the year against Miami United in U.S. Open Cup action, scored his first of the regular season. On the other hand, Parkes notched his first assist of the season.

The goal was Miami's first at home since April 16 in a 2-0 victory over Hartford Athletic and its first in 350 minutes of league play.

Sean McFarlane closes in on 100 USL Championship appearances

Right-back Sean McFarlane is a Championship appearance away from hitting number 100. The Jamaican made his second appearance of the season in Miami's 1-1 draw against Detroit City as a substitute, entering the encounter at the 71st minute.

About Charleston Battery

Charleston Battery arrives at the match in 13th place, collecting four points after nine contests. The side has struggled on both ends of the pitch, scoring just six goals and conceding 18.

The Battery finds itself in the final fixture of a three-home game stretch. The Black and Yellow dropped both games against Memphis 901 and New Mexico United by a scoreline of 2-0.

Head coach Conor Casey aims to recreate the Battery's performance against Eastern Conference leaders Lousiville City in April, where they managed to find a point after a one-all draw.

Up next for Miami FC

Miami FC returns to the 305 to face Pittsburg Riverhounds on Saturday, May 28 at 7 p.m. ET.

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