Herriman, Utah (Tuesday, September 29, 2020) – Real Monarchs (3-9-2, 11 points) return home to Zions Bank Stadium for their second to last match of the season after failing to qualify for the postseason. Real Monarchs will face New Mexico United for the fourth and final time this year on Wednesday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. MT. The match can be viewed on ESPN+ and on the KSL TV app.
Real Monarchs are fresh off a 1-1 draw against Colorado Switchbacks FC that saw recent Real Salt Lake signee Bode Davis net his second goal of the season, assisted by Sam Brown. The draw ended a three game winless streak for the Monarchs.
The last time these two sides faced was on Saturday, September 12, a 2-0 result in favor of New Mexico United. In the three previous matches the Monarchs have been outscored 6-1 by New Mexico, all of which were played at Zions Bank Stadium.
How to Follow Real Monarchs SLC vs. New Mexico – Wed., September 30, 2020
· Coverage Begins: 7:30 p.m. MT
· Local TV: N/A
· Digital Streaming: ESPN+ / KSL TV app
· English Radio: N/A
· Spanish Radio: N/A
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 Wednesday’s contest between Real Monarchs SLC and New Mexico 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.