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USL Match Preview – #SLCvSAC

By Staff, 05/12/17, 9:12AM EDT


Monarchs look to build on midweek victory as Sacramento visits

SANDY, Utah – Real Monarchs SLC will look to build on a strong road victory in midweek when it plays host to a Sacramento Republic FC side looking to break a five-game winless streak at Rio Tinto Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. MT.

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Real Monarchs SLC news and notes

  • Current record: 6-1-0, 18pts

  • The Monarchs took their third consecutive victory on Wednesday night in a 3-0 win against the LA Galaxy II at StubHub Center Track and Field Stadium.

  • Sebastian Velasquez had a goal and assist for the Monarchs in the victory, while Charlie Adams and Karsten Hanlin also found the net.

  • The Monarchs now sit second in the USL with 18 goals this season, trailing San Antonio FC by only one.

  • Adams’ goal was his first of the season. The midfielder is tied for third in the USL with 18 chances created this season.

Sacramento Republic FC news and notes            

  • Current record: 3-4-1, 10pts

  • Republic FC was edged out in a 1-0 defeat against San Antonio FC last Saturday night at Toyota Field, extending the club’s winless streak to five games.

  • Sacramento has never been held winless in five consecutive USL regular season games previously, and has not found the net since a 2-1 victory against Tulsa on April 8.

  • Midfielder Danny Barrera leads the USL with 25 chances created this season having played every minute of the season, but has recorded only one assist.

  • Sacramento will return home next Saturday night to play host to Tulsa Roughnecks FC at Papa Murphy’s Park.

Series Notes

  • The all-time series between the teams is level, with each having taken two victories and three draws since the start of the 2015 season.


  • Real Monarchs – GK: Connor Sparrow, Andrew Putna, Jared Osgood; D: Tony Beltran, James Moberg, Kyle Curinga, Max Lachowecki, Michael Gallagher, Taylor Peay, Riggs Lennon, Nicholas Barreiro, Glademir Mendoza; M: Omar Holness, Jose Hernandez, Charlie Adams, Nick Besler, Sebastian Velasquez, Karsten Hanlin, Erik Virgen; F: Ricardo Velazco, Andrew Brody, Daniel Haber, Chase Minter, Chandler Hoffman, Emmanuel Occran, Skyler Milne, Jonel Desire 

  • Sacramento – GK: Dominik Jakubek, Evan Newton; D: Julius James, Carlos Rodriguez, Chris Christian, James Kiffe, Enrique Montano, Emrah Klimenta, Elliott Hord; M: Agustin Cazarez, Daniel Trickett-Smith, Danny Barrera, Adam Moffatt, Jeremy Hall; F: Wilson Kneeshaw, Harry Williams, Gabe Gissie, Sammy Ochoa, Lamin Suma, Tyler Blackwood, Trevin Caesar, Christian Chaney


  • Real Monarchs – None

  • Sacramento – None



  • AR1: Joshua Mills

  • AR2: Kali Smith

  • 4TH: Hamed Sadeghi

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  • #SLCvSAC

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