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Reno 1868 FC, Real Monarchs SLC Prepare for Western Conference Clash

By Aldo Amato, 03/06/18, 3:30PM PST

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RENO, Nev. – Reno 1868 FC will take the pitch for its final preseason friendly at Greater Nevada Field on Wednesday.

Reno will welcome 2017 USL Western Conference regular season champions, Real Monarch SLC.

Kickoff for Wednesday’s match is set for 5:45 p.m.

Reno will be looking for its first win in the series after falling in all three meetings to the Monarchs in 2017.

Reno 1868 FC is coming off a 1-0 loss to Switchbacks FC on Saturday in the club’s first preseason friendly on its home pitch.

Several players made their Greater Nevada Field debut including midfielders Jerry van Ewijk and Guy Abend.  

The Monarchs were victorious over Sacramento State University that same day taking a 4-0 win. Forwards Juan Ignacio Mare, Ricky Lopez-Espin and midfielder Brooks Lennon made up for Saturday’s entire scoring summary.

The last time these clubs met, Real Monarch SLC took a 3-0 win at Greater Nevada Field on Sept. 30.

What: Reno 1868 FC v. Real Monarchs SLC

Where: Greater Nevada Field

Gates Open: 4:45 p.m.

Kickoff: 5:45 p.m.

Tickets: Reno1868FC.com/Tickets

After Party: Good Hops (Upstairs of Greater Nevada Field)