Rio Grande Valley FC Toros

RGV FC Officially Eliminated from Playoff Contention

October 13, 2023 - United Soccer League Championship (USL)
Rio Grande Valley FC Toros News Release

EDINBURG, Texas - Rio Grande Valley FC was officially mathematically eliminated from playoff contention on Friday night following New Mexico United's 4-1 victory against Memphis 901 FC. The result left the Toros (9-11-13, 40pts) out of range of the eighth and final playoff position, currently held by El Paso Locomotive FC on 44 points.

RGV FC was closely following New Mexico United's contest on Friday night. The side needed a loss from its fellow Western Conference side against Memphis to keep its playoff hopes mathematically alive going into its final regular season contest against Loudoun United FC, scheduled for Saturday night at 7 p.m. CT at H-E-B Park.

This marks the first time the Toros have missed the postseason under Head Coach Wilmer Cabrera, who had previously led the side to three USL Championship Playoffs appearances, first in 2016 and subsequently in the past two seasons after returning to Edinburg for a second stint at the club. RGV FC reached the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2021 season, while reaching the Western Conference Quarterfinals a season ago.

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