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What does week two of the NASL spring season have to offer?

All five week two matchups will be played on Saturday

Mike Stobe

Week two of the NASL season will be played in it's entirety on Saturday, April 19. With the spring season consisting of just nine games, getting off to a quick start is massively important. That will make this a huge weekend for the seven sides that dropped points in their openers.

Like last weekend, NASL Live will still be available for free, giving everyone the ability to watch this weekend's games regardless of where they live. Opening weekend had a few hiccups that we'll be hoping are ironed out for week two.

Ottawa Fury vs. Minnesota United

Minnesota registered an impressive result in their opener going on the road against a tough San Antonio club and coming away with maximum points. They'll likely be facing a packed house in week two, as it's Ottawa's first ever home contest.

For Ottawa, this will be a great chance to bounce back from a disappointing opening result. They were the better side in their 2-0 loss to Fort Lauderdale last weekend, but will need to start finishing their chances if they don't want to fall off the early pace. The first game of week two is a biggie, and should be a fun one to watch.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 19 at 3:00 pm EDT

How to watch: NASL Live, Rogers TV (OTT)

Radio: TSN 1200 (OTT)

Atlanta Silverbacks vs. San Antonio Scorpions

This match features two teams that both looked poor in their openers, and will be desperate to come up with some points in week two. Unfortunately for Eric Wynalda's side, the Silverbacks don't have the same sort of talent available that the visiting side possess.  They'l likely look to bypass the San Antonio midfield like they did against New York, but will need to be far more organized in defense if they want to secure a better result.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 19 at 7:30 pm EDT

How to watch: NASL Live

Carolina RailHawks vs. Fort Lauderdale Strikers

Carolina will be relatively happy with their opening night performance, but will be expecting three points from their home opener on Saturday after drawing against Indy last weekend. Fort Lauderdale, on the other hand, were largely outplayed in their first fixture despite winning it 2-0. Look for Carolina to control possession tonight, while the Strikers will have to finish their chances like they did last weekend if they hope to get a result.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 19 at 7:30 pm EDT

How to watch: NASL LiveESPN3

Radio: 99.9 The Ticket (CAR)

Indy Eleven vs Tampa Bay Rowdies

Indy looked better than most would have expected in their opening night draw with Carolina. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, struggled for a draw against a side expected to finish near the bottom. This game should be fun for the neutral, as both sides looked to prefer an open, attacking style in week one. If that happens again, this one could have a lot of goals.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 19 at 7:30 pm EDT

How to watch: NASL Live

FC Edmonton vs. New York Cosmos

We previewed this one in full, here.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 19 at 9:00 pm EDT

How to watch: NASL Live