HERRIMAN, Utah (Friday, June 10, 2022) – Real Monarchs (0-8-2, 2 points, 11th in West) travel to the other side of the Rockies to face Colorado Rapids 2 (1-7-1, 5 points, 9th in West) for the first-ever meeting between the two sides.

Sunday’s match, as well as all Real Monarchs matches this season, will be streamed live via www.MLSnextPro.com.

Real Monarchs vs Colorado Rapids 2
University of Denver Soccer Stadium, Denver, Colorado
Sunday, June 12 at 7:00 p.m. MT

Game Notes for Sunday’s RM vs COL game Available Online

The Adobe PDF version of the 2022 MLS NEXT Pro Game Guide in advance of Sunday’s contest between Real Monarchs and Colorado Rapids 2 can be found here. Media members looking to receive the document as an attachment or have further questions are asked to please contact Meg Van Dyk in RSL Communications via email at meg.vandyk@rsl.com

2022 Records: Real Monarchs (0-8-2, 2 points); Colorado Rapids 2 (1-7-1, 5 points)

Head-to-Head: This is the first meeting between the two sides.


Defender Aziz Kayondo was recently called up by the Ugandan Men’s National Team for their Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches against Algeria and Niger. Kayondo started and played all 90 minutes in the Cranes’ 1-1 draw with Niger on June 6, while also being on the bench for Uganda’s 2-0 loss to Algeria. Kayondo will now return from international duty to the Monarchs for the Club’s upcoming match against Colorado Rapids 2.


RSL Homegrown Gavin Beavers missed the Monarchs previous match against Whitecaps FC while on international duty with U-19 United States Men’s National Team for its friendlies with England on June 6 and Norway on June 9. Beavers was not featured in the United States’ win over England, however he started and played all 90 minutes and earned a clean sheet in the team’s 3-0 win over Norway.