Real Monarchs SLC Welcome Reno 1868 FC to Zions Bank Stadium

HERRIMAN, Utah (Friday, April 5, 2019) – Real Monarchs SLC is set to welcome Reno 1868 FC to Zions Bank Stadium on Saturday, April 6 with the match set to kick off at 1:00p MT. Head Coach Martín Vasquez leads his side back into Zions Bank Stadium seeking the full three points after last week’s visit to Las Vegas.

A “Medieval Day Family Four Pack” ticket special highlights game day festivities in Herriman with fans able to purchase four tickets to Saturday’s match and four turkey legs for just $32. General admission tickets to the match start at just $9 and can be purchased by going to RealMonarchs.com. Medieval Day tickets can also be purchased by visiting RealMonarchs.com or by calling 844.REAL.TIX.

The clash on Saturday afternoon will see the two sides meet for the first time since last season’s USL Cup Playoffs Knockout Round match at Zions Bank Stadium. A match that Monarchs fans and 1868 FC fans look upon differently, Saturday’s contest could be one of possible significance for the remainder of the 2019 season. In the last season’s USL Cup Playoffs, Reno claimed a last-gasp victory over the Monarchs in stoppage time to move further into the playoffs.

The Monarchs are coming off of its first defeat of the 2019 regular season. The Monarchs visited Las Vegas Lights FC last weekend that saw a tense affair end 1-0 in favor of Lights FC. Prior to its match at Las Vegas, the Monarchs claimed an emphatic 5-0 victory over LA Galaxy II in its most recent outing at Zions Bank Stadium.

How to Follow Real Monarchs SLC vs. Reno 1868 FC – Sat., April 6, 2019

·         Coverage Begins: 1:00 p.m. MT

·         Local TV: N/A

·         Digital Streaming: ESPN+ w/ Landon Southwick (play-by-play) & David Horst (color)

·         English Radio: N/A

·         Spanish Radio: N/A

·         Social Media: @RealMonarchs & #SLCvRNO on Twitter

Game Notes for Saturday’s SLC v RNO 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 Reno 1868 FC 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 tmeyer@rsl.com.

For 2019, the Monarchs return a familiar core of players from the 2018 season as DFs James MobergKalen RydenKonrad PlewaAndrew Brody & Stanley Okumu lead the backline of one of the league’s most elite sides. MFs Maikel ChangJack BlakeJosh Heard and Masta Kacher all return carrying with them a slew of experience into their second season in the midfield with the Monarchs.

New faces in the squad include players with ample USL Championship experience like DF Noah Powder, FW Douglas Martinez. Panamanian international MF Ricardo Avila highlights the season’s newcomers as the World Cup veteran is joined by FW Lionel Etoundi, MF Damian German and Honduran youth international FW Luis Palma. RSL Academy productsJordan Pena and Steve Jasso also exemplify the growth pipeline between the Academy and the professional ranks for the 2019 season. GKs Todd Morton and Evan Finney round out the list of new faces set to contribute to the Monarchs during the 2019 season.

Real Monarchs SLC season tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by going to RealMonarchs.com or by calling 844.REAL.TIX.

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