COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Saturday, July 3, 2021) – Real Monarchs travel to Colorado Springs to take on Switchbacks FC at Weidner Field on Sunday, July 4 in the first meeting between the sides this season. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. MT and can be streamed live on ESPN+.

Real Monarchs vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Weidner Field; Colorado Springs, Colorado

Wednesday, July 4, 2021; 6:30 p.m. MT

Game Notes for Sunday’s SLC vs. COS Game Available Online

Those seeking the Adobe PDF version of the Game Guide in advance of Sunday’s contest between Real Monarchs and Colorado Springs Switchbacks 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

Records: Real Monarchs (2-5-4, 10 points); Switchbacks FC (4-2-2, 14 points)

Head-to-Head: Real Monarchs hold the slight advantage over Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC with an all-time record of 8-7-3 in 18 matches played, including a plus three goal differential.

The previous match between the sides ended in a 1-1 draw at Weidner Field on September 26, 2020.

Connections: Switchbacks FC forward Deshane Beckford was teammates with Monarchs defender Kyle Adams at Rio Grande Valley FC during the 2019-2020 season.

Notes: The Monarchs take a three-game unbeaten streak on the road in the 19th all-time regular season matchup against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. Real Monarchs are 26-44-17 all-time on the road, while Switchbacks FC is 45-27-22 all-time at home.