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Preview: San Antonio FC hosts Swope Park in home opener


San Antonio FC will take the pitch for the very first time at Toyota Field this evening when they face the Swope Park Rangers in their inaugural home match. A Standing room only crowd is expected for the first ever game at Toyota Field for SAFC.

SAFC comes into Saturday’s match off a 3-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC 2 in their first ever game as a franchise. Jason Johnson scored two goals in the opening ten minutes to give San Antonio the commanding lead. Goalkeeper Josh Ford made five saves in his first start.

Swope Park enters the match after picking up two wins over Portland Timbers 2 and Tulsa Roughnecks FC, respectively. The Rangers are the affiliate of Sporting Kansas City (MLS) and have three goals on a season-high 25 shots this season.

This marks the first of three meetings against Swope Park this season and their only visit to the Alamo City.

San Antonio FC and Swope Park will kick things off at 7:30 p.m. be sure to follow Red Black 90 on social media for live updates.

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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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