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FC Cincinnati Weekly Update: October 19, 2020

October 19, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Cincinnati News Release

CINCINNATI - FC Cincinnati are set to play a fourth consecutive match at Nippert Stadium on Saturday when they host Minnesota United FC on Saturday, Oct. 24. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised on WSTR 64, carried on the radio on WDJO (99.5 FM, 107.9 FM and 1480 AM), streamed regionally on fccincinnati.com/stream, out of market on ESPN+, while an audio stream will be available at TuneIn (WDJO) and fccincinnati.com.

FC Cincinnati (4-11-4, 16 pts.) enter the week following a 2-1 defeat to D.C. United at Nippert Stadium last night. Brandon Vazquez scored his second goal of the season in the match.

Minnesota United FC (6-5-6, 24 pts.) open the week following a 2-2 draw in their match against the Houston Dynamo last night. Ethan Finlay tallied twice to give the Loons a two-goal advantage at halftime, but the Dynamo went on to score two second-half goals to level the match.

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Vazquez adds second goal of 2020

Brandon Vazquez scored his second goal of the season in the 66th minute of FC Cincinnati's match against D.C. United on Oct. 18 ... with two goals, Vazquez has matched his single-season high mark of two goals with Atlanta United FC in 2019 ... Vazquez ranks second on the team behind midfielder/forward Yuya Kubo, who has scored three goals this year.

McLaughlin returns to matchday roster

Jimmy McLaughlin made the matchday squad in FCC's match against D.C. United on Oct. 18 for the first time since FC Cincinnati joined MLS ... McLaughlin suffered a season-ending injury prior to the 2019 MLS season ... the midfielder once again picked up an injury during the MLS is Back Tournament ... McLaughlin's last official appearance was on Oct. 27, 2018, in the USL Cup Playoffs while his last MLS appearance was June 6, 2015, for the Philadelphia Union.

FC Cincinnati will be back in action on Saturday, Oct. 24 when they will play Minnesota United FC at Nippert Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised on WSTR 64, carried on the radio on WDJO (99.5 FM, 107.9 FM and 1480 AM), streamed regionally on fccincinnati.com/stream, out of market on ESPN+, while an audio stream will be available at TuneIn (WDJO) and fccincinnati.com.

For up-to-the-minute information about FC Cincinnati, visit the team's official website at fccincinnati.com, or follow the team on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @FCCincinnati. Additionally, fans are encouraged to download the team's official mobile app on the Apple App Store or Google Play for instant access to mobile tickets, team content and match notifications.

Information about seating options at the club's state-of-the-art West End Stadium - which will open in Spring 2021 - is now available at westendstadium.com. Season ticket deposits are now being accepted for traditional reserved seating and The Bailey. For more information about 2021 season memberships, visit westendstadium.com or the stadium's social properties on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram at @WestEndStadium, or by calling the team's sales and service staff at 513-977-5425.


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