This Week 8-28-23

No games this weekend so highlights instead.

The Quakes lose to KC 3-0 and finally return home this week against LA Galaxy on Wednesday and Minnesota this holiday weekend.

The Roots split their road games with a win at New Mexico and a loss at Louisville.  The gang at Soccer Bay Area and the Roots Blog have their takes.

Oakland Roots earn important win at New Mexico

Heartbreak in Louisville for Oakland Roots

Louisville City comes back to beat Oakland Roots; playoff race, midfield selection, Paul Blanchette, more

Oakland back to 3rd with 2-1 win at New Mexico; Danny Barbir, Pelaez & Reid, Danny Gomez, more

Match Analysis & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots win 2-1 over New Mexico on solid defensive work

Sacramento Republic returned to their original grounds at Sacramento State before a crowd of 20k but Orange County SC spoils the party with a 2-0 win.  The Roots and Republic are now heading to a showdown at Hayward this Saturday which could determine each team’s playoff fortunes.

Stay tuned this weekend for the Quakes summary with their home matches at PayPal Park.