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Match #26 Preview: SAFC looks to clinch playoff berth in Orange County

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San Antonio FC (13-2-10) will look to clinch their first ever playoff berth in franchise history when they face Orange County SC (8-8-9) this evening to continue their four-game road series.

Last time out: SAFC earned a point as they battled LA Galaxy II to a 1-1 draw last Saturday. Michael Reed found the back of the net late in the second half to salvage one of three points for San Antonio, who gave up an early goal for the second straight match.

Road Warriors: San Antonio FC continued their road dominance with their draw against LA II. Coming into tonight’s match, SAFC is 7-2-4 away from Toyota Field.


Win and in: If SAFC grabs three points tonight, they will clinch their first-ever playoff berth in franchise history. The playoff berth would be their first in just their second season of existence.

Against Orange County: San Antonio FC will face Orange County for the second and final time this season after SAFC earned a point in a 1-1 draw earlier in the season. Overall, SAFC is 1-1-1 against Orange County SC.

San Antonio FC and Orange County SC will kick off at 9:30 p.m. at Champions Soccer Stadium.

Match Predictions:

Stephen Anderson: SAFC 1-0 OC

Samantha Garcia: SAFC 2-0 OC

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.

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