Reno 1868 FC v Fresno FC Match Preview
Reno, Nev. - On Saturday, Reno 1868 FC will travel to Fresno for the team's first road game of the 2019 season.
Reno is off to its best start in club history with four points in its first two games. After earning the earliest point in franchise history in the season opener against Orange County SC, Reno took a 2-1 win over USL Championship newcomer Austin Bold FC with the help of a brace by Brian Brown. Saturday's match will be Fresno's first at home and Reno's first on the road.
Fresno FC is also off to a successful start to the 2019 season. The club earned one point after a draw with New Mexico in its season opener and then went on to defeat RGV FC Toros 2-0 with a brace by forward Arun Basuljevic.
After drawing 1-1 in both matchups of the 2018 season, the boys in blue are looking to finally come out on top over the Foxes and continue their two-game undefeated run.
"I'm looking forward to the Fresno game," head coach Ian Russell said Friday. "It's a good team with some experienced players. They have some decent pace in some areas of the pitch and we are looking forward to our first road game."
Saturday's match will kick-off at 7:30 p.m. PT at Chukchansi Park. The match can be streamed on ESPN+.
• Discuss this story on the United Soccer League Championship message board...
United Soccer League Championship Stories from March 22, 2019
- Houston Dynamo Loan Four Players to RGV FC for Weekend Clash in West Texas - Rio Grande Valley FC Toros
- Republic FC Sign Former MLS Defender Jordan McCrary - Sacramento Republic FC
- Match Preview: Bethlehem Steel FC Hosts Memphis 901 FC in First Meeting Between Clubs - Philadelphia Union II
- San Antonio FC Travels to Face Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC - San Antonio FC
- Reno 1868 FC v Fresno FC Match Preview - Reno 1868 FC
- Real Monarchs SLC Hosts LA Galaxy II Saturday at Zions Bank Stadium - Real Monarchs SLC
- Match Preview: ATL UTD 2 at Charlotte Independence - Atlanta United 2
- Republic FC Partnering with La Familia Counseling Center to Host Free Youth Soccer Clinic - Sacramento Republic FC
- RGV FC Faces Locomotive FC in First Copa Tejas Matchup - Rio Grande Valley FC Toros
- White Wolf Sports Marketing Joins USL's Preferred Supplier Program - USL
- Legion FC Adds Forward Eddie Opoku - Birmingham Legion FC
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Reno 1868 FC Stories
- Reno Drops Heartbreaker in Penalty Kicks
- Reno Hosts Phoenix Rising in Western Conference Semifinals
- Reno 1868 FC Raises Capacity from 250 to 700
- Reno Dominates LA to Move on to Western Conference Semifinals
- Reno 1868 FC to Welcome Limited Number of Fans to Saturday's Playoff Game