This Week 5-1-23

The Quakes draw 2-2 in Austin, while the second team defeat LAFC2 1-0.

Monterey Bay beat the Quakes in Open Cup play 1-0.  Happy to see deliver a very honest take on Cade Cowell, and why he could be leaning into the Freddy Adu trap.  It’s still early for him to see how he develops but there was that one forward who did well in the reserves back in the day and became a team legend.  The jury is still out here but again we want to hear the chatter from Quakes territory–the GBU as noted. Check it out.

The  Roots and Republic play in the Open Cup and it was the Capital team defeating the team from the Bay 1-0.  The usual suspects have their thoughts on the match.

Lone Sacramento Republic Goal Dooms Oakland Roots’ US Open Cup Hopes

Offensive struggles continue in Oakland Roots’ 0-1 loss to Sac Republic in U.S. Open Cup

While in league play the Roots and Miami FC play to a scoreless draw at Hayward.

Oakland Roots Earn a Point to Wrap Up Busy Week

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots tie 0-0 with Miami FC

And from the SF City beat–there was a friendly last Friday that we didn’t know about but that’s alright–they finally begin for real next weekend at Salinas to take on Monterey Bay’s second team.