PHOENIX (May 12, 2017) – Phoenix Rising FC (2-3-0) finishes its four-match home stand this Saturday, May 13, against OKC Energy FC (1-3-1) at the Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. and gates open at 6 p.m.
Tickets for the match are still available and can be purchased at www.PHXRisingFC.com. Fans can also watch the match live locally on YurView Arizona Cox Channels 7 & 1007 (HD) or online at www.PHXRisingFC.com.
Phoenix Rising FC comes off a tough loss in front of its home crowd. The club fell to Reno 1868 FC, 4-0, on Saturday, May 6. Reno’s Dane Kelly notched a hat trick in the match, scoring his first two goals within the first 10 minutes of the match. Despite great chances from
forward Chris Cortez and midfielder Alessandro Riggi, Phoenix Rising FC couldn’t get on the scoresheet.
OKC Energy FC had a similarly rough time in its last match, a 3-0 loss to Rio Grande Valley Toros FC. Goals have come few and far between for Energy FC: they have scored just three times in their first five matches. Midfielder José
Barril is the player to watch for. He leads the club in chances created with seven.
Phoenix Rising FC comes into the matches 2-3-2 against Energy FC all time. The two clubs met just once last season, a 0-0 draw at Peoria on May 7.
Game 6 – Phoenix Rising FC vs. OKC Energy FC
Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m., Arizona
Stadium: Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex (Scottsdale, AZ)
All-time Series: Phoenix Rising FC is 2-3-2 in the series.