Real Monarchs SLC Seeking Its First Win in Four Corners Cup Action
HERRIMAN, Utah (Friday, June 21, 2019) – Real Monarchs SLC (4-6-3, 15 points, 16 West) starts its two-game road stretch as it visits Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Saturday, June 22. Kickoff from Weidner Field is set for 7:00 p.m. MT.
The Monarchs broke a winless skid when it hosted Rio Grande Valley FC on June 8, securing the full three points at Zions Bank Stadium with a 5-3 scoreline. The Utah side dominated the first half, keeping RGV FC without a shot on goal while picking up three goals through FW Douglas Martinez, and MFs Josh Heard, and Maikel Chang to go into the break 3-0. Rio Grande Valley FC began to turn momentum back in its favor as the two teams traded goals throughout the second half. Martinez notched his brace while DF Noah Powder expertly placed a freekick in between the three goals the visitors found to end the game.
Riding momentum from its thrilling victory over Rio Grande Valley FC, the Monarchs look secure its first road victory of the 2019 season on Saturday. Real Monarchs now face one of its Four-Corners Cup rivals as it visits Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. The two sides faced off twice last season which saw the Monarchs fall in each meeting. Now, Real Monarchs go to Weidner Field looking for redemption in the form of its first road win this season.
How to Follow Real Monarchs SLC at Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC – Sat., June 22, 2019
· Coverage Begins: 7:00 p.m. MT
· Local TV: N/A
· Digital Streaming: ESPN+
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· Social Media: @RealMonarchs & #COSvSLC on Twitter
Game Notes for Saturday’s SLC vs COS 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 Colorado Springs Switchbacks 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
For 2019, the Monarchs return a familiar core of players from the 2018 season as DFs James Moberg, Kalen Ryden, Konrad Plewa, Andrew Brody & Stanley Okumu lead the backline of one of the league’s most elite sides. MFs Maikel Chang, Jack Blake, Josh 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 products Jordan 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.