This Week 4-10-23

Our weekly coverage was at San Jose for Earthquakes II in their loss to Real Monarchs.

Kevin and Doug for Soccer Bay Area and Jon at the Roots blog have their takes on the Oakland Roots/El Farolito US Open Cup match.

Oakland Roots notch their first ever US Open Cup win, and get extended look at new signings

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots beat El Farolito 3-1 for first U.S. Open Cup win

Add: their take is also at

30 Years After Winning U.S. Open Cup, El Farolito Bow Out 3-1 to Oakland Roots

While Favian of Tectonic Takes has his writeup on Sacramento Republic/Crossfire Redmond for (representing the Washington state club–we still remember their battle against El Farolito in the NPSL playoffs last year).  TJ Valentin of TT also provides the highlights from the game.

Going Toe to Toe with a U.S. Open Legend: Crossfire Redmond vs. Sacramento Republic FC

As for league play the Quakes and Red Bulls draw even at a goal each.  The game was unfortunately marred by an incident in which a racial remark was mentioned in the second half.  Soccer Bay Area has the take there.

Alleged racial remark taints SJ Earthquakes clash with NY Red Bulls

While the Roots get a road win at Indianapolis against Indy Eleven.  The reports from Soccer Bay Area and the Roots Blog are here.

Oakland Roots pick on Indy Eleven mistakes, win 3-0

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots rout Indy Eleven 3-nil

The Quakes Bs lose to Real Monarchs 1-0 (