RENO, Nev.– Reno 1868 FC topped Club America’s U20 team tonight, winning 3-2 in the international friendly. The team will continue USL play on Wednesday in Oklahoma City.
Sam Gleadle, fresh off a two-goal performance last week, scored in the 25th minute to give Reno the early edge. Club America bounced back quickly, scoring in the 30th and 35th minute to take a 2-1 lead.
Reno would find the net twice in the 68th and 69th minutes to secure the 3-2 win. Marky Hernandez recorded the first goal, while Aidan Apodaca scored the second. The duo came on as substitutes in the 63rd minute. Goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski, who started the second half in relief of Matt Bersano, helped secure the win with a late save in the 89th minute.
Reno will be back in USL play on Wednesday as they travel to Oklahoma to take on OKC Energy FC. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. PT, and will be streamed on ESPN+. The boys in blue will be back in Reno on July 27 to take on Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, with tickets available online at reno1868fc.com and the Greater Nevada Field ticket office.