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Memphis on Brink of Clinching First Playoff Berth in Club History

October 15, 2021 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Memphis 901 FC News Release


MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis 901 FC can clinch a spot in the 2021 USL Championship Playoffs this weekend pending two results. Memphis can confirm a playoff spot for the first time in club history with a win against Atlanta United 2 on Saturday and an OKC Energy FC loss to or draw with Birmingham Legion FC on Sunday.

Third-place Memphis 901 FC will face sixth-place Atlanta United 2 Saturday, Oct. 16 at AutoZone Park at 6 p.m. CT. 901 FC will Pink Out the Pitch in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a portion of ticket sales being donated to the Cancer Patient Fund at Baptist Memorial Health Care. Ticket information can be found here, and the match will be broadcast on ESPN+ and select WMC affiliates.

Sunday's match between first-place Birmingham Legion FC and fifth-place OKC Energy FC will take place in Oklahoma City at 5 p.m. CT and can be seen on ESPN+.

Memphis' magic number is five, meaning that 901 FC must win two matches or win one and draw two to confirm a spot in the playoffs regardless of other teams' results in the Central Division. Should Memphis make the playoffs, it will begin the first round on the road, facing either the first or second-seeded team in the Atlantic Division.

For the latest information on the team, visit www.memphis901fc.com and follow the club on social media on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


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