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MEDIA RELEASE - El Paso Locomotive FC Unveils 2020 Season Schedule

January 9, 2020 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - El Paso Locomotive FC News Release

EL PASO - El Paso Locomotive FC has released their 2020 season schedule. The season kicks off with an away match against Orange County SC on March 6 and the 2020 home opener will be on March 14 against Portland Timbers 2 (a team El Paso drew against on the road and defeated at home 4-1). The USL Championship season will run 33 weeks starting March 6 and will conclude on October 18. Times for home and away matches will be announced in the coming weeks.

"As we start our second season, we are once again pleased to share our Western Conference schedule with our fans. We developed rivalries with other teams that we will look to continue to grow, had successes both at home and on the road, and look forward to a newcomer to the league in San Diego Loyal led by US soccer legend Landon Donovan. With twelve Saturday night matches that include Phoenix Rising, San Antonio FC, and New Mexico United; a game versus fellow Texas team Rio Grande Valley on ESPN Deportes and to build on our incredible inaugural season postseason run; 2020 is going to be a season you will not want to miss," said General Manager, Business Operations Andrew Forrest.

The 34-game schedule will see Locomotive FC playing a home-and-away match against each team within the Western Conference of the USL Championship, with regional and state rivalries that formed in the inaugural season returning. A heated matchup between El Paso Locomotive FC and New Mexico United (Albuquerque) has been scheduled for Saturday, March 21 in Albuquerque and On Saturday, September 12, at Southwest University Park.

Texas has four USL Championship teams; El Paso Locomotive FC, Rio Grande Valley FC, Austin Bold FC, and San Antonio FC. All teams will play each other in a home-and-away series for the bragging rights of the best team in the state of Texas at stake and a chance to claim the Copa Tejas as their own.

El Paso Locomotive FC will also be playing matches against Four MLS II squads (Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders, LA Galaxy, and Real Salt Lake) this season, starting with the 2020 Home Opener against Portland Timbers 2 on March 14.

El Paso Locomotive FC is offering Season Ticket opportunities, Groups, Hospitality, and Premium Seating Options for the 2020 season. Seats are limited and filling up fast, don't miss your chance! For more information please visit our website at, call 915-235-GOAL, or email

Our individual match tickets will be on sale at a later date.

El Paso Locomotive FC Full 2019 Inaugural Season Schedule

March 06 Orange County SC

March 14 Portland Timbers 2

March 21 New Mexico United

March 29 Tacoma Defiance

April 04 La Galaxy II

April 18 FC Tulsa

May 02 Reno 1868 FC

May 06 OKC Energy FC

May 14 San Diego Loyal

May 23 Real Monarchs

May 30 Sacramento Republic

June 06 Phoenix Rising FC

June 10 Colorado Springs FC

June 13 San Antonio FC

June 20 Austin Bold FC

June 27 Tacoma Defiance

July 03 OKC Energy FC

July 15 Rio Grande Valley FC Toros

July 18 Las Vegas Lights FC

July 25 Sacramento Republic FC

Aug. 01 LA Galaxy II

Aug. 08 Phoenix Rising FC

Aug. 12 San Diego Loyal

Aug. 15 Real Monarchs

Aug. 22 Orange County SC

Aug. 29 San Antonio FC

Sept. 05 FC Tulsa

Sept. 12 New Mexico United

Sept. 16 Reno 1868 FC

Sept. 20 Portland Timbers 2

Sept. 27 Rio Grande Valley FC Toros

Oct. 03 Las Vegas Lights FC

Oct. 10 Colorado Springs FC

Oct. 17 Austin Bold FC

El Paso Locomotive FC 2019 Home Schedule

Saturday, March 14

Portland Timbers

Saturday, April 4

LA Galaxy II

Wednesday, May 6

OKC Energy FC

Thursday, May 14

San Diego Loyal

Saturday, May 23

Real Monarchs SLC

Wednesday, June 10

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Saturday, June 13

San Antonio FC

Saturday, June 27

Tacoma Defiance

Saturday, July 18

Las Vegas Lights

Saturday, July 25

Sacramento Republic FC

Saturday, August 8

Phoenix Rising FC

Saturday, August 22

Orange County SC

Saturday, September 5

FC Tulsa

Saturday, September 12

New Mexico United

Wednesday, September 16

Reno 1868 FC

Sunday, September 27

Rio Grande Valley FC

Saturday, October 17

Austin Bold FC

2019 Home Schedule Breakdown

By Month

March 1

April 1

May 3

June 3

July 2

August 2

September 4

October 2

By Day of the Week

Saturday 12

Wednesday 3

Thursday 1

Sunday 1

All aboard, year two is almost here! Season Ticket Memberships, Group Tickets, and Individual Match Tickets can be purchased at or by calling or texting 915-235-GOAL.

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