SAN DIEGO, California (Friday, August 6, 2021) – Real Monarchs travel to San Diego, California to take on Loyal SC at Torero Stadium on Saturday, August 7. Kickoff is set for 8:30 p.m. MT and can be streamed live on ESPN+.

Real Monarchs vs. San Diego Loyal SC

Torero Stadium; San Diego, California

Saturday, August 7, 2021; 8:30 p.m. MT

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

Those seeking the Adobe PDF version of the Game Guide in advance of Saturday’s contest between Real Monarchs and San Diego Loyal SC 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 (3-10-4, 13 points); San Diego Loyal SC (7-6-3, 24 points)

Head-to-Head: San Diego Loyal SC holds the advantage over Real Monarchs with an all-time record of 1-0-0, with the lone match being played last season in San Diego’s inaugural campaign. Loyal SC owns a plus one goal differential in the matchup overall.

The previous match between the sides ended in a 1-0 defeat for the Monarchs at Rio Tinto Stadium on July 11, 2020.

Connections: San Diego Loyal SC midfielder Jack Blake played 59 matches for the Real Monarchs from 2018-2020. The former captain of the Monarchs recorded 13 goals and five assists for the club, including three goals and one assist in the 2019 USL Championship Playoffs to help the club win its first USL Championship Title.

Notes: In just the second all-time meeting between the sides, the Monarchs will look to even up the series against San Diego on the road. Real Monarchs are 26-47-17 all-time on the road, while San Diego Loyal SC is 7-5-3 all-time at home.