The Tampa Bay Rowdies needed a nine-round shootout Saturday...

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rowdies needed a nine-round shootout Saturday to defeat Dundee of Scotland 2-1 in the second game of Tampa's Coca Cola Classic International Soccer Series.

Dundee, from the Scottish Premier Division, scored the first goal when Graham Harvey slipped a pass to Jimmy Carter on the right side.


Carter fired it into the goal at 12:42.

Tampa Bay scored its goal in the 70th minute. Steve Weggerle, standing with the ball near the 35-yard line, passed off to his brother Roy at the extreme right side of the goal. Roy waited until he was nearly at the side of the goal to take his shot, which sailed past the reach of goaltender Tom Carson.

With the score tied 1-1 after regulation play, the two teams went to the shootout to determine the winner.

Tampa Bay's Mark Loram scored first in the shootout. Dundee took a 2-1 lead after Harvey and Robert Conner both scored.

Weggerle faked goaltender Carson to tie the tiebreaker 2-2.

Dundee went ahead when John McCormack slipped one past Rowdy goaltender Peter Hucker, but Tampa Bay came back with goals by Steve Ricks and Jimmy Carter.

Tampa Bay outshot Dundee 15-8 with five players getting off two or more shots. Only one Scottish player shot more than once.

The Rowdies, host of the four-game international series, are 2-0. Tampa Bay's roster is composed mainly of players from the Queen's Park Rangers from the English First Division.

They will play the Canadian National team next Saturday, and July 4 they will play the NASL All-Star team, coached by Pele.

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