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Match Notes (5.07.2024) - Oakland Roots SC vs San Jose Earthquakes

May 7, 2024 - United Soccer League Championship (USL)
Oakland Roots News Release


Match Up: Oakland Roots SC vs San Jose Earthquakes

Competition: US Open Cup

Date: May 7, 2024

Kick off time: 7:00 PM PT

Weather Forecast: 67 degrees, sunny

Venue: PayPal Park

Location: San Jose, California

Where to Watch: bit.ly/rootsvquakes

Match Preview:

Oakland signed Dominic Dwyer on Thursday, April 25th, making him available for selection in the Open Cup.

Lindo Mfeka is the only Oakland Roots player to have previously played for the San Jose Earthquakes.

Oakland Roots Interim Head Coach Gavin Glinton also played for San Jose in his playing days.

Oakland Roots are 2-2 All-Time in the Open Cup, with a 0-2 record against professional opponents.

Oakland got by NPSL side El Farolito by a score of 2-1 in the last round of the Cup. Oakland-born and raised Ali Elmasnaouy scored the winner in extra time for his hometown club.

This is the first time in the Open Cup that Roots will face MLS opposition.

Johnny Rodriguez leads the team All-Time with 21 goals.

Memo Diaz leads the team All-Time with 11 assists.

Memo Diaz is the club's All-Time appearance leader with 98 matches played for Oakland Roots.

Last Meeting:

First Meeting with San Jose

Last Three Games:

May 4, 2024

SA 2, OAK 2

April 27, 2024

OAK 0, COS 2

April 20, 2024

DET 3, OAK 1

Last Starting XI vs San Antonio FC: 3-5-2

GK - Tim Syrel

D - Camden Riley

D - Thomas Camier

D - Ilya Alekseev

M - Napo Matsoso

M - Ali Elmasnaouy

M - Kieran Bracken Serra

M - Baboucarr Njie

M - Etsgar Cruz

F - Miche-Naider Chéry

F - Trayvone Reid

Injuries

None

Discipline

Suspended - Baboucarr Njie

Suspended - Trayvone Reid


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