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SAN ANTONIO FC HOSTS OKC ENERGY FC IN FOURTH OF JULY MATCH

By San Antonio FC Communications, 07/03/18, 3:15PM CDT

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SAFC to Host Postgame Firework Celebration

San Antonio FC (5-4-6) will host OKC Energy FC (5-10-1) at Toyota Field on Wednesday, July 4 at Toyota Field. The match will kick off at 7:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest Plus. SAFC will also host a postgame firework show and $1 Drink Night in celebration of Independence Day.

The Alamo City club heads into the match after earning a 1-1 draw on the road against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC thanks to a goal from all-time leading scorer Rafa Castillo. SAFC will now look to earn three points as they aim to earn their first-ever win against the Energy.

OKC will look to build on a three-game winning streak. The club is currently in a good run of form and sits in 13th place in the Western Conference standings after a difficult start to their season, earning just two wins in their first 13 matches.

“OKC is in a good run of form,” SAFC Head Coach Darren Powell said. “They’ve earned some momentum in their last three games. Every game between San Antonio FC and OKC Energy FC has traditionally been a very tight matchup and we don’t expect anything different heading into Wednesday. We’re just looking forward to being back in front of our home fans.”

SAFC is 0-1-5 all-time against the Energy, with three of their five matchups ending in 0-0 draws. The two clubs also met in the 2017 USL Playoffs Western Conference semifinals, where OKC beat the Alamo City club on penalties before being eliminated from the title race in their following match.

The match will be a $1 Drink Night presented by Bud Light. The club will also host a postgame fireworks show in celebration of Independence Day, as well as an ‘Extra Time’ postgame party that will feature games, live music, merchandise discounts, and more.

San Antonio FC will also debut its new third alternate jersey during the match, which was revealed on Tuesday.

 

USL Week 17 – San Antonio FC vs. OKC Energy FC

Date: Saturday, July 4, 2018

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. CT

Stadium: Toyota Field

San Antonio FC: 5-4-6 (21 pts), 10th place

OKC Energy FC: 5-10-1, (16 pts), 13th place

All-time Series: The game marks the seventh matchup between the two clubs in USL regular season play. SAFC is 0-1-5 all-time against the Energy, with three of their five draws ending scoreless.

Watch/Stats:

Fox Sports Southwest Plus

USL Match Center

Media Information:

2018 SAFC Media Guide

Match Notes Attached

Social Media Information:

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Facebook: San Antonio FC

Instagram: @sanantoniofc

Hashtags: #OurClub, #SAvOKC

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