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Match Preview: San Antonio FC at Phoenix Rising FC

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San Antonio FC will look to bounce back from a surprising loss last week tonight when they face league-leading Phoenix Rising FC (19-2-5) to close out a brief two-game trip.

Last time out

SAFC fell 1-5 to last place Western Conference club Tacoma Defiance last Friday. Josh Yaro had the lone goal for San Antonio in the loss.

Phoenix is coming off a 3-0 win over Colorado Springs Switchbacks last weekend and has won 16 consecutive games.


Rising to the top

San Antonio faces a tough challenge on Saturday as they try to stop a historic run by Phoenix, who has won 16 straight games and are the odds on favorite to win the USL Championship Cup later this fall.

Current Form

San Antonio FC – L W D W L; 34 points, 11th in West

Phoenix Rising FC – W W W W W; 62 points, 1st in West

The Match-Up

San Antonio FC (9-10-7) at Phoenix Rising FC (19-2-5)

Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex | Phoenix, AZ

Kick-off: 9:30 pm CT

Where to Watch: ESPN+

Hashtag: #PHXvSA

Prediction

San Antonio FC – 1

Phoenix Rising FC – 3

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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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