San Antonio FC will compete in Group D for the remainder of the 2020 USL Championship season, the league announced today. In addition, the USL Championship announced the rest of the four groups made up of teams from the Western Conference that will battle for a place in the 2020 USL Championship Playoffs when the league returns to play on Saturday, July 11.
Joining SAFC in Group D will be the Austin Bold, FC Tulsa, OKC Energy FC and RGV FC. Since the club’s inception in 2016, SAFC has compiled a 5-2-2 record vs. FC Tulsa, a 2-1-7 record against OKC Energy FC, a 3-5-4 record vs. RGV FC, and a 1-1-0 record against the Austin Bold. Last season, SAFC went 2-3-3 combined against the four other teams that fill out Group D.
Each team in Group D will play its fellow group members three times. The remaining games will be played against teams that fall within a similar geographic region. San Antonio FC started the season with a 1-0 win over Real Monarchs SLC on March 7. The win will count towards the 16-game season that will be resumed in 2020.
USL Championship Groups A-D:
Group A: Portland Timbers 2, Reno 1868 FC, Sacramento Republic FC, Tacoma Defiance
Group B: LA Galaxy II, Las Vegas Lights FC, Orange County SC, Phoenix Rising FC, San Diego Loyal SC
Group C: Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, El Paso Locomotive FC, New Mexico United, Real Monarchs SLC
Group D: Austin Bold FC, OKC Energy FC, Rio Grande Valley FC, San Antonio FC, FC Tulsa