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Real Monarchs SLC Welcomes Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Friday

August 1, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Real Monarchs SLC News Release


HERRIMAN, Utah - Real Monarchs SLC (8-7-4, 28 points, 9 West) returns home to Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah to welcome Four-Corners rival, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. The match-up is scheduled for Friday, August 2 with an evening kickoff time of 8:00 p.m. MT.

Friday's contest is highlighted by the second Pups at the Pitch night of 2019. Fans can bring their furry friends to Zions Bank Stadium to enjoy a night of soccer for just $20. Tickets include seats for one dog and one human and comes with a Real Monarchs/LiveVantage pet bandana and must be purchased in advance. For more information on Pups at the Pitch, visit RealMonarchs.com/pups and purchase tickets at RealMonarchs.com or by calling 844.REAL.TIX.

Real Monarchs suffered its first loss since May last Saturday, when it dropped a 3-1 result to San Antonio FC. After San Antonio FC picked up two goals in the first half, FW Lionel Etoundi was shown a red card in the 42nd minute after going in for a late and dangerous tackle. Real Monarchs managed to punish a San Antonio mistake to pick up a goal through MF Luis Palma and fought through the second half to find the equalizer that wasn't meant to be as SAFC put the game to rest with a late third.

Now the Monarchs return home to continue its journey in the Four-Corners Cup against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC this Friday. The Monarchs found its first road win of 2019 against Colorado Springs in late June after mounting a comeback with two unanswered goals though FW Kyle Coffee and RSL MF Justin Portillo. Going into the next chapter of the Four-Corners Cup, the Monarchs sit second on the regional cup table while Colorado Springs sits at the bottom.

How to Follow Real Monarchs SLC vs Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC - Fri., August 2, 2019

- Coverage Begins: 8:00 p.m. MT

- Local TV: N/A

- Digital Streaming: ESPN+

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- Spanish Radio: N/A

- Social Media: @RealMonarchs & #SLCvCOS on Twitter


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