EDINBURG, Texas (Friday, October 1, 2021) – Real Monarchs visit H-E-B Park to take on Rio Grande Valley FC on Saturday, October 2. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. MT and can be streamed live on ESPN+.

Real Monarchs vs. Rio Grande Valley FC

H-E-B Park; Edinburg, Texas

Saturday, October 2, 2021; 6:30 p.m. MT

Game Notes for Saturday’s SLC vs. RGV Game Available Online

Those seeking the Adobe PDF version of the Game Guide in advance of Saturday’s contest between Real Monarchs and Rio Grande Valley FC 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 the RSL Communications Department via email at meg.vandyk@rsl.com.

Records: Real Monarchs (4-17-5, 17 points); Rio Grande Valley (9-10-7, 34 points)

Head-to-Head: Rio Grande Valley FC took over advantage in the all-time series between the sides with two wins over the Monarchs so far this season. The Toros now own a slight edge through 10 matches played with an all-time record of 5-4-1, including a plus two goal differential overall.

The previous match between the sides ended in a 3-0 defeat for the Monarchs at Zions Bank Stadium on August 4, 2021.

Connections: Real Monarchs defender Kyle Adams spent his first three professional seasons with Rio Grande Valley FC as a part of the Houston Dynamo organization. Adams served as the captain for the Toros in 2019 and appeared in a total of 61 matches for the club from 2018-2020.

Notes: Remaining in Texas after facing El Paso in a midweek matchup that saw them officially eliminated from USL Championship playoff contention, the Monarchs will look to play the role of spoiler at H-E-B Park. Real Monarchs are 27-52-17 all-time on the road, while Rio Grande Valley FC is 34-26-25 all-time at home.

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