Back-to-back losses for Louisville City FC have shrunk their lead the Central Division of the USL Championship to just one point over Birmingham Legion FC.
On Tuesday, they start a five-game road stretch against Hartford Athletic looking for a turnaround.
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Date: Sept. 7, 2021
Time: 7 p.m. ET
TV Channel: ESPN2
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With only one win their last eight matches, Hartford Athletic has currently sunk below the playoff line in the Atlantic Division. They trail the Charlotte Independence by one point with 11 matches to play.
Louisville City FC have never lost to Hartford Athletic and have not lost three consecutive regular season games since September 2015.
Hartford’s offense has scored at least two goals in four of the team's last five matches, but the home team will be without Walmer Martínez, as he is competing for El Salvador in World Cup qualifying matches this week. Hartford will look for a boost from Tabort Etaka Preston and Juan Carlos Obregón Jr. to find a way through Louisville’s defense.
Louisville’s offense has scored just one goal in the team's last three matches. The visitors could get a boost from the return of leading scorer Cameron Lancaster. Lancaster has missed the last two games.
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