HARTFORD, Connecticut (Tuesday, September 14, 2021) – Real Monarchs travel to Connecticut to take on Hartford Athletic in the first-ever match between the two sides at Dillon Stadium on Wednesday, September 15. Kickoff is set for 5:00 p.m. MT and can be streamed live on ESPN+.

Real Monarchs vs. Hartford Athletic

Dillon Stadium; Hartford, Connecticut

Wednesday, September 15, 2021; 5:00 p.m. MT

Game Notes for Wednesday’s SLC vs. HFD Game Available Online

Those seeking the Adobe PDF version of the Game Guide in advance of Wednesday’s contest between Real Monarchs and Hartford Athletic 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 mvandyk@rsl.com.

Records: Real Monarchs (4-14-4, 16 points); Hartford Athletic (8-11-3, 27 points)

Head-to-Head: Saturday’s game will be the first-ever matchup between Real Monarchs and Hartford Athletic.

Connections: Monarchs goalkeeper Jimmy Slayton was born and raised in Connecticut and played youth soccer for FSA FC before attending the University of Hartford from 2016-2019. The Connecticut native set the school record for single-season shutouts and helped lift his side to an appearance in the America East Championship game.

Notes: Real Monarchs enter the match on three days' rest after its weekend matchup with San Antonio FC. On the other side, Hartford Athletic will step onto the pitch looking to avoid a third-straight loss at home. The Monarchs have an all-time record of 27-50-17 in matches away from home, while Hartford Athletic own a record of 16-11-9 as hosts.