Real Monarchs Set to Host Tulsa Roughnecks FC on Saturday

HERRIMAN, Utah (Friday, August 9, 2019) – Real Monarchs SLC (9-7-4, 31 points, 6 West) welcomes Tulsa Roughnecks FC to Zions Bank Stadium on SaturdayAugust 10. Kickoff from Herriman is set for 8:00 p.m. MT  and can be viewed live on ESPN+.

Theo Night’ highlights matchday at Zions Bank Stadium as the club celebrates its mascot. Theo the Lion alongside mascots from around the valley will be attendance at the match. A family ticket pack is available for only $32 and includes four tickets and four hot dogs. General admission tickets start at just $9. Visit RealMonarchs.com/tickets or call 844.REALTIX to purchase tickets for Saturday’s contest.

Real Monarchs moved to the top of the Four-Corners Cup table and 6th in the West after picking up the three points over regional rivals Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC in a 1-0 win. FW Damian German left it late, scoring his first professional goal in the 86thminute to put the Monarchs ahead. The Monarchs also earned its sixth shutout of the season and its third straight home shutout at Zions Bank Stadium with a solid defense to cut out the Switchbacks FC offense. 

The Monarchs now turn its attention to Tulsa Roughnecks FC as it looks to sweep the 2019 series between the two sides. After picking up its first back-to-back win in a 3-1 victory over Tulsa Roughnecks FC at ONEOK Field, Real Monarchs SLC now hosts the Roughnecks at Zions Bank Stadium where it boasts a 2019 record of 7-2-1.

How to Follow Real Monarchs SLC vs Tulsa Roughnecks FC – Sat., August 10, 2019

·         Coverage Begins: 8:00 p.m. MT

·         Local TV: N/A

·         Digital Streaming: ESPN+

·         English Radio: N/A

·         Spanish Radio: N/A

·         Social Media: @RealMonarchs & #SLCvTUL on Twitter

 

Game Notes for Saturday’s SLC vs TUL 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 Tulsa Roughnecks 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.

 

Moving into the second half of the 2019, Real Monarchs SLC has seen 16 unique players tally a goal in a Monarchs jersey. The attacking front is led by Honduran International FW Douglas Martinez, who recorded the club’s first hat-trick in the dominant 5-0 victory over Tacoma Defiance on July 12, pushing his goal count to nine in 15 games played. Meanwhile, MF Maikel Chang and Team Captain Jack Blake continues to provide a meaningful presence in the midfield providing a combined 13 goals and 2 assists as of July 24.

 

In front goal, USL Veteran DF Noah Powder has made himself a mainstay on the backline with 17 starts and appearance so far this season. DF Stanley Okumu has made an impact of his own on the Monarchs roster, having played 10 games and becoming the first player in club history to be named to a final roster for the Kenyan National Team in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Paired with fellow defenders, Kalen Ryden, Jordan Pena, and Konrad Plewa, the Monarchs backline has begun to solidify and limiting the opposing attack to help in pushing Real Monarchs up the Western Conference with its current run of form.

 

In goal, U-20 USMNT star GK David Ochoa leads the Monarchs with three clean sheets and 40 saves in ten appearances. Ochoa has recently returned to Utah after featuring in two matches of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup where he tallied one shutout and was named to the 2019 MLS Homegrown Game roster. GK Andrew Putna has also made appearances in goal for the Monarchs this season, tallying three clean sheets and 13 saves in six appearances for the club.

 

Real Monarchs SLC season tickets, single game tickets, and family packs are on sale and can be purchased by going to RealMonarchs.com or by calling 844.REAL.TIX.

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