It was a goal-scoring extravaganza on Saturday, with the Kicker netting three and the visitors from Texas getting two.
The Kickers and their fans are looking for a win.
The league leaders were in town and the Kickers fought them to a draw.
The Kickers scored in the opening minute but New England stayed in the fight and made for an exciting game down to the last seconds.
A disappointing draw at home and loss on the road are on the Kickers' minds as they prepare for New England coming to town.
Despite many opportunities, neither team found the back of the net.
North Carolina is a blast from the past for the Kickers. The last time the two teams played in a regular-season game was 2017.
A strong defense and an impressive second half gave the Kickers the win.
The Kickers hope to get back on track at home against South Georgia Tormenta FC.
An own goal proves to be the Kickers doom.