Miami FC came from behind and earned an important 1-1 draw against the Puerto Rico Islanders to conclude their long road trip and stay within striking distance in the playoff race. The game marks the end of a grueling stretch for the Blues in which seven of its past eight games were away from South Florida.
The Blues return home next weekend with a Coastal Cup matchup against the FC Tampa Bay Rowdies on Aug. 14 at Lockhart Stadium. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.
AMR Jota Sport secured GT4 class honours in the Spa 24 Hours this weekend, as the British squad made its debut appearance as an Official Partner Team to Aston Martin Racing.
Despite a recurring electrical glitch the four-man crew of factory Aston Martin driver Sam Hancock, alongside Simon Dolan, Joe Twyman and Roger Wills - all three being members of Jota's private driver training service 'The Drivers Club' - led the class for much of the prestigious twice-around-the-clock enduro and finished a massive 38 laps clear of the next-best GT4 car as the chequered flag flew at 4pm local time on Sunday afternoon.
Miami FC's comeback effort fell short as the Blues were dealt a 3-1 loss on the road on the heels of two second half goals by the first-place Austin Aztex. Miami FC will continue its road trip and then head home to take on the FC Tampa Bay Rowdies on Saturday, Aug. 14 at Lockhart Stadium.
"I don't think the score was indicative of the way we played," Miami FC Head Coach Daryl Shore said. "Once again we did well to keep possession, but possession doesn't get you results."