Lowry’s first season at the helm at Indy had its ups and downs, with the side finishing 13 points outside the Eastern Conference playoff positions. But some of the results the team delivered at home were more impressive than any during the campaign, with back-to-back outings in late August saw the Boys in Blue qualify for his 2022 USL Championship Finals. home wins against both sides. The side claimed their LIPAFC rivalry for the second year in a row after inflicting their first loss to San Antonio FC on August 27 with a 2–1 victory over Louisville City FC four days later.
After taking their first win of 2023 in Detroit last weekend and picking up four points from two games, there is a natural sense of optimism with the team hosting at Michael A. Carroll Stadium for the first time this season. Born.
Indy will face Las Vegas Lights FC on Saturday night, looking to get off to a positive start in the championship’s first meeting between clubs. With Lights FC scoring points in both of his contests on the road to start the season at Rio Grande Valley FC and Orange County SC, Lowry is expecting a well-organized visitor.
“Now they look pretty compact and pretty organized,” Lowry said. “They will want to ruin our party like we went to Detroit and ruined the party there. We need to keep pushing our players to get better and make a commitment to each other.”