(KTXL) — The Sacramento Republic FC will look to remain unbeaten at home, as the club returns to Heart Health Park on Saturday for a contest against the Oakland Roots SC.
Sacramento returns home after three straight road contests, a stretch where the club went 2-1. The Republic FC will look to rebound from their previous road match where they were defeated 3-0 by the Colorado Springs Switchbacks.
The loss ended a seven-match unbeaten streak for the Republic and it was their first loss since May 18.
At home this season, the Republic FC is 8-0-2. Overall, Sacramento is 8-8-3 in the United Soccer League this season.
Oakland will head into Saturday’s match with a 5-6-9 USL record.
Saturday’s contest will be the sixth meeting between the two clubs. In the previous meeting this season, the Republic FC and Roots SC finished in a 1-1 draw at Laney College on May 28.
Luis Felipe scored Sacramento’s only goal of that match in the 42nd minute. Oakland’s Magnus Karlsson netted the equalizer off a penalty kick in the 81st minute.
Saturday’s match is slated for an 8 p.m. kickoff and will be broadcast live on FOX40.
Matches will also be available on the following:
- FOX40’s Antenna TV affiliate digital channel, over-the-air at 40.2
- Comcast Cable channel 382
- Charter Communications channel 199
- Volcano Vision channel 441
- Consolidated Communications channel 172
- Select games will also be available on KTXL FOX40