It's the New York Cosmos' final match of the North American Soccer League spring season, and with a win or a draw, the boys in green will be crowned spring champions, and earn a home playoff match as a result. Even a loss should see the Cosmos crowned champions, though a lopsided loss combined with a bog Tampa Bay Rowdies win could see them drop out of the top spot at a very unfortunate juncture.
Coach Gio Savarese will certainly be hoping to take care of business at Hofstra, making the result of the Rowdies game irrelevant to this discussion. With that in mind, he's opted for the following lineup:
The Armada, facing the Cosmos for the first time in their brief history, will counter with the following:
The match will be both televised and streamed on ONE World Sports, giving fans everywhere a chance to watch the game. After the match concludes, you can switch over to ESPN 3 to catch the last several minutes of the Rowdies contest, minutes which we're all hoping are meaningless.