HERRIMAN, Utah (Friday, September 11, 2020) – Real Monarchs host New Mexico United at Zions Bank Stadium on Saturday, September 12. Kickoff is set for 12:00p MT and can be seen LIVE on ESPN+ and locally on the KSL TV app.
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The two clubs have met twice so far this season with New Mexico winning both matches by a combined score of 4-1. The Monarchs and New Mexico United have now played each other in four regular season matches all-time, with a goal differential of minus 6 for the Monarchs following its latest 2-1 defeat on August 22.
Real Monarchs will look to earn its first win on the season against New Mexico United and its third consecutive win overall.
How to Follow Real Monarchs SLC vs. New Mexico United – Sat., September 12, 2020
· Coverage Begins: 12:00 p.m. MT
· Local TV: N/A
· Digital Streaming: ESPN+ / KSL TV app
· English Radio: N/A
· Spanish Radio: N/A
· Social Media:@RealMonarchs & #SLCvNMU on Twitter
Game Notes for Saturday’s SLC vs. NMU game Available Online
The link to the Adobe PDF version of the Game Guide in advance of Saturday’s contest between Real Monarchs SLC and New Mexico United is available HERE. If you have any problems obtaining the document, would prefer to receive it as an attachment, or are seeking more information on the match, please contact Taran Meyer in the RSL Communications Department via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head Coach Jamison Olave enters his first full season at the helm of the club as the permanent head coach after two successful stints as the interim head coach of the group. Olave – together with returning Assistant Coach Matt Glaeser – will look to replicate last season’s success during the club’s sixth season in the Championship.
For 2020, the Monarchs return a familiar core of players from the 2019 season as defenders James Moberg and Noah Powder lead the backline of one of the league’s most elite teams. Midfielders Jack Blake and World Cup veteran Ricardo Avila return carrying with them a slew of experience into 2020.
New faces in the squad include players with ample USL League One experience including the 2019 League One MVP Arturo Rodriguez and standouts Joe Gallardo and Chris Bermudez. RSL Academy products Jordan Pena, Damian German and Steve Jasso also exemplify the growth pipeline between the Academy and the professional ranks for the 2020 season, each returning for their second season in a Monarchs jersey. The Monarchs also welcome rookie goalkeeper Jimmy Slayton to the roster for 2020.
Real Monarchs SLC season and single game tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by going to RealMonarchs.com or by calling 844.REAL.TIX.