Baltimore Blast vs. Florida Tropics
Friday, November 18 @ Royal Farms Arena 7:35p.m. EST
Setting the Tone:
Baltimore Blast: 1-1
Tied for second place in the Eastern Division
Previous Game: Lost to Milwaukee 4-3
Florida Tropics: 1-0
First place in the Eastern Division
Previous Game: Defeated San Diego 6-5
Baltimore Players to Watch:
Tony Donatelli is tied for the league lead in assists with 6 in the first two Blast games this season. Vini Dantas has scored 5 goals for the Blast this season with ranks him tied for 7th most in the league. Veteran defenders Adriano Dos Santos and Nelson Santana anchor the Blast defense.
William Vanzela, who led the league in goals allowed average last season, returns as the Blast goalkeeper.
The Competition- Florida Tropics
The Tropics first game in franchise history was a 6-5 win over the San Diego Sockers. Ricardo De Queiroz Diegues and Victor Rojas each recorded 2 goals in the victory. Six Tropic players recorded points against the Sockers and they come to Baltimore looking to solidify the top spot in the Eastern Division. The Tropics are coached by Clay Roberts, a former player in the MISL for the Philadelphia Kixx.
December 3rd 7:05 p.m. EST Baltimore Blast @ Florida Tropics
December 10th 7:35 p.m. EST Florida Tropics @ Baltimore Blast
December 11th 4:05 p.m. EST Baltimore Blast @ Missouri Comets