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Fort Lauderdale, FL (May 10th, 2011) -The Strikers fought to the finish as their four game unbeaten streak was snapped by the Carolina RailHawks. The RailHawks came from behind for the 4-2 win at Wake Med Soccer Park . The Strikers earned five points during their four game road trip. Fort Lauderdale returns home Saturday, May 14th to take on cross-state rival FC Tampa Bay at 7:30 p.m. at Lockhart Stadium.
“Tonight we got caught in a shootout against a very attacking team, which you can’t do,” said Head Coach Daryl Shore. “Give them credit as they came after us after we scored our goal and our response was too late.”

Fort Lauderdale, FL (May 10th, 2011) -The Fort Lauderdale Strikers will travel to Carolina today for their upcoming match against the Carolina RailHawks on Wednesday May 11th at 7:00 P.M. The Strikers are currently on a four match undefeated streak with three of those matches away from home. This will be the final match in the Strikers’ four game road trip that has taken them to Atlanta, Puerto Rico, Minnesota, and finally Carolina. The Strikers next home match will be on May 14th at 7:30 P.M. against FC Tampa Bay.

This is the fourth game of a four game road trip and we know Carolina is playing well and it’s going to be a tough game for us. That being said we always talk about getting points on the road and the focus for Carolina is no different. We’re going up there trying to get points, said Head Coach Daryl Shore.

FC Barcelona, the 2011 UEFA Champions League finalist, will face one of Mexico’s most popular clubs, CD Guadalajara as part of the 2011 Herbalife World Football Challenge, at Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday, August 3rd  at 8:00 p.m. (ET).  This is the first time ever FC Barcelona has played in South Florida.

FC Barcelona is considered to be one of the best clubs in the world. Barca has won every single competition they have played in at least once during the last five years including La Liga, UEFA Champions League, Spain's Copa del Rey and the FIFA Club World Cup.

The Strikers continue their unbeaten streak in the third match of a four game road trip. The match ended in a 1-1 draw against the NSC Minnesota Stars. The Strikers look to continue the trend Wednesday, May 11th at 7:30 p.m. when they round out their road trip against the Carolina Railhawks. The Strikers return home to face their cross state rivals FC Tampa Bay on Saturday, May 14th. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.