Sacramento Republic F.C. will host the USL Pro league leading Orlando City S.C. tonight at Bonney Field with a scheduled 7:30 P.M. kick-off. The Republic F.C. (10-6-2) is coming home after splitting a two game road stand in Richmond (1-2) and Charlotte (1-0). Orlando City S.C. is the best team in the league and they roll into town with a 14-0-3 record. They are looking forward to their move to the MLS (Major League Soccer) next season, a feat that the Republic are are hoping to accomplish in the coming years.
Orlando City S.C. is a powerhouse and the Republic will need to play their best game of the season in order to match them out on the pitch. O.C. is led by forward Kevin Molino who leads the team with twenty-nine points (eleven goals and seven assists). Sacramento's Rodrigo Lopez will be back in action after serving a one game suspension due to accumulated yellow cards. Lopez leads the team with sixteen points (five goals and six assists) and his midfielder partner-in-crime Tommy Stewart (five goals and two assists) will need to rise to the occasion to send the Lions home packing.
Tonight's game will be available to watch on YouTube, on the radio at 1140 KHTK AM, or at http://www.sacrepublicfc.com/matchday/#.U8gX_2Qm9nE for live streaming. You can also follow the game through Twitter at https://twitter.com/SacRepublicFC. This will also be the first game that will be held during the Cal Expo State Fair and ticket holders will be allowed to visit the fair for free during the day of the game. It is also "Salute to Military Night" that will include pre-game and halftime festivities involving members of the U.S. Armed Forces and discounts for service members as well with proper ID.