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Roughnecks Finally Back Home Saturday to Host LA Galaxy II

By Tulsa Roughnecks FC, 09/21/17, 12:00PM CDT

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MATCH PREVIEW
Saturday, September 23
vs. Los Angeles Galaxy II
Kickoff – 7:00 p.m. at ONEOK Field


Tulsa Roughnecks FC will play a home match for the first time in over a month when they host the Los Angeles Galaxy II at ONEOK Field on Saturday, September 23.  The match will be Roughnecks Poster Night with the first 500 fans receiving the first of two limited edition posters courtesy of Tulsa’s Channel 8 and The Buzz Sports Radio Network.  Kickoff in downtown Tulsa is set for 7:00 p.m.

It will be the second meeting of the year between the Roughnecks and Los Dos.  On July 13, the two team battled to a 2-2 draw in California.  TRFC has never beaten Galaxy II, going 0-3-2 in five previous, all-time meetings. 

The match will have playoff implications for the Roughnecks.  Tulsa will come into the weekend in seventh place in the Western Conference standings of the USL with 40 points from a 12-11-4 record this season.  Los Dos are in 13th position with 26 points from a 7-15-5 record. 

The Roughnecks, who are searching for their first-ever postseason appearance, have five games remaining in the regular season with four of those matches taking place at ONEOK Field. 

Tickets for Saturday’s match are currently available online by clicking HERE.  Tickets are also available for purchase over the telephone at (918)744-5901 or in person at the ONEOK Field Ticket Office. 

The game will be televised live in the Tulsa area on Cox Communications on YurView Channel 1334.  The telecast will also be available on YouTube through the USL Match Center.

NOTES: The Roughnecks have played their last six matches away from home, going 2-2-2 during that stretch. . .TRFC has gone 8-4-0 in 12 home matches this season. . .Ian Svantesson will have the opportunity to set the franchise goal-scoring record in the match.  Svantesson’s has 11 goals this season, matching the franchise high set by Sammy Ochoa in 2016. . .Juan Pablo Caffa and Collin Fernandez are in danger of a suspension because of yellow card accumulation.  Another caution for either one will result in a mandatory one-game suspension. 

 

TULSA ROUGHNECKS FC SCHEDULE & ACTIVITIES

Saturday, September 23 vs. Los Angeles Galaxy II - Kickoff at 7:00PM (Stadium gates will open at 6:00pm)
A Roughnecks Pre-Game Party will take place at Lefty’s on Greenwood, across the street from ONEOK Field.  Beginning at 5:00PM, Lefty’s will be offering food and drink specials for Roughnecks fans.
ROUGHNECKS POSTER NIGHT
It will be Roughnecks Poster Night with the first 500 fans receiving the first edition of a two-poster set, compliments of Tulsa’s Channel 8 and The Buzz Sports Network.  The full-color, card poster features seven TRFC players and is perfect for autographs and for framing!

Saturday’s Post-Match Party will take place at Lefty’s.  It is a great chance for fans of all ages enjoy Lefty’s while also having the opportunity to meet and visit with the Roughnecks players and coaches.


The Roughnecks are back home Saturday for the first time in over month, hosting Los Angeles Galaxy II at ONEOK Field. (LA Galaxy II)