SF City held their last game of the season under the foggy lights of Kezar. Fresh from a current 2 game winning streak they were unable to finish on a high note, as the visiting Orange County team got off to a quick 3 first half goal lead. They never looked back as the hometown team tried to come back with a second half goal but it was all for naught as the OCSC U23s defeated SF City 3-1.
SF City finishes their 2019 campaign with 4 wins, 7 losses, and 3 draws. Orange County currently has 4 wins, 5 losses, and 4 draws and have one more game in San Francisco at Boxer against the Glens on Saturday July 13 6pm kickoff.
The hotly contested return leg did not disappoint as both teams played for bragging rights. However, it was the team from Kezar that had the upper hand as City fought to earn a 5-3 victory over the host Glens. City had the upper hand scoring 3 goals in the first half., and adding one more at the start of the second half. However, the match became more fiercely contested as the Glens came back to score two goals to cut the deficit to 4-2. The game was put out of reach with an insurance goal at the 85th minute to get a 5-2 lead, though a late penalty kick goal by the Glens closed the game at 5-3 but too little too late as City sweeps the series.
Photos from both the game and the Instagram feed..
The Glens will continue their homestand hosting the San Diego Zest on Saturday July 6 with kickoff at 6pm. SF City will return home with a match against the same San Diego Zest on Sunday July 7 3:30pm start time.
SF City will make a quick turnaround with a trip to Boxer Stadium against the Glens on Tuesday July 2 6pm kickoff, while Ventura County will remain in San Francisco with a game against the same Glens on Sunday June 30 – 1pm start time.
In a reversal of fortunes from the season opener, Santa Cruz defeats City 3-1. The Breakers scored 3 unanswered goals and held on to the lead. A late own goal in the 89th minute was the only blemish in the clean sheet for the visitors.
Photos including the Instagram feed of the game shots.
Santa Cruz returns home to host Ventura County next Sunday June 23 1pm kickoff time. SF City hits the road to Southern California one last time with a Friday June 21 7pm match at FC Golden State Force, and then Sunday June 23 at the Seahorses 1pm start.
SF City will hit the road again on Friday June 9 vs Orange County U23s 7pm kickoff. With a loss to the Glens and draw to City the Seahorses leave San Francisco for Ventura County for a Wednesday June 5 meeting at 7pm and then return home to host Santa Cruz on Friday June 7 – 7pm kickoff.
City will return to the road to play Ventura County on Saturday May 25 at 7pm, while FC Golden Sate Force will remain the Bay Area with a Friday match at Santa Cruz on May 24 at 7pm, and they will return to San Francisco to play the Glens on Sunday May 26 at 4pm.
In a rivalry game that was the home opener for SF City, and the season opener for the Glens the two teams picked off where they left off last year at Kezar. While the Glens got on the board early, it was City that drew even at 1-1 only to see the visitors take the lead 2-1. However, the result was different this time with the home team winning 3-2.
City will hit the road with a game at San Diego on Saturday May 11 5pm kickoff. The Glens will do so likewise with two Southern California matches against the Golden State Force on Friday May 10 at 7pm and at the Orange County 2 on Sunday May 12 at 2pm before opening up their home schedule on Friday May 17 at 6pm against the Santa Cruz Breakers.
In a match to kick off the national USL League Two Schedule, SF City picked off where they left off last year with a road trip to Santa Cruz. With the game held under the Friday Night Lights they scored a quick goal in the 3rd minute followed by another in the 20th to give a 2-0 halftime lead. The Breakers scored a goal in the 75th minute but it was the only one they would have for the night. Thanks to an insurance goal in the 78th minute SF City gets the 3-1 victory.
Flickr set (the entire series including the Instagram posts)
SF City will have a quick turnaround with their home opener against their city rival the Glens on Sunday May 5 with a 6pm kickoff. Santa Cruz will hit the road with two games starting with Ventura County on Friday May 10 7pm start time, followed by a Sunday May 12 2pm match to Whittier against the Golden State Force.