Oakland Roots

Oakland Head to Texas for Battle in El Paso

July 22, 2023 - United Soccer League Championship (USL)
Oakland Roots News Release

Match Up: Oakland Roots SC at El Paso Locomotive

Competition: USL Championship

Date: July 22, 2023

Kick off time: 6:30 PM PT

Weather Forecast: 102 degrees, sunny

Venue: Southwest University Park, El Paso, Texas

Match Preview:

Oakland heads into the game in 6th place.

Memo Diaz returns to his hometown to take on the Club he played for last.

El Paso is the site of Oakland's first ever playoff win from 2021.

Paul Blanchette is joint top in the league in saves heading into the weekend.

Johnny Rodriguez leads the team with 7 goals in League play and 8 overall.

Last Meeting:

July 16, 2022 - OAK 4, ELP 0

Last Three Games:

July 15, 2023 - MB 1, OAK 3

July 12, 2023 - OAK 1, MEM 1

July 8, 2023 - TBR 3, OAK 0

Last Starting XI vs Monterey Bay F.C.: 3-4-3

GK - Paul Blanchette

D - Danny Barbir

D - Joseph Nane

D - Emrah Klimenta

M - Daniel Gomez

M - Napo Matsoso

M - Memo Diaz

M - Bryan Tamacas

F - Lindo Mfeka

F - Jeciel Cedeño

F - Johnny Rodriguez


Out - Irakoze Donasiyano - Lower Body



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