Orange County SC will venture into Wednesday night action, as they take on Real Monarchs in Utah, fresh off clinching their berth for the USL Championship playoffs.
Real Monarchs themselves are on the cusp of clinching a playoff spot, and with a game in hand they can still vault over Orange County with a win. OCSC will be looking to finish as high up as possible so they can hopefully host at least one playoff game, so this is a pretty consequential tie for Braeden Cloutier’s side.
The last time these teams met, Orange County posted a home win, but that came during their recent winning streak, with goals from Michael Orozco (who is suspended for this game), Darwin Jones and Aodhan Quinn. Can they make it a regular-season sweep on Wednesday? It would boost their prospects of hosting a home playoff game considerably if they can.
Tale of the Tape:
Orange County SC: 48 points (13-9-9), 5th place in Western Conference; Goal Difference: +10; Last five games: W-L-W-W-W
Real Monarchs: 46 points (13-10-7), 6th place in Western Conference; Goal Difference: +12; Last five games: W-L-W-W-L
How to Watch Real Monarchs vs. Orange County SC: The game is scheduled to kick off at 6 pm PT at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah. You can watch the stream only on ESPN+.
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