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Rising FC Opens 2020 Season on March 7 at Casino Arizona Field

By Phoenix Rising Communications, 01/06/20, 12:00PM MST

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Club squares off with Portland Timbers 2 in regular season home opener presented by Equality Health

PHOENIX (January 6, 2020) — Phoenix Rising Football Club, the 2019 regular season title winners, announced today its season and home opener will be on March 7 at Casino Arizona Field against Portland Timbers 2. The match will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. The full 2020 schedule will be released later this week.

The overall series between the clubs is an even 5-5-1 but Phoenix Rising has had the upper hand in recent history. The club has gone 5-1-0 in its last six meetings with T2. Rising FC swept the season series last year with a 4-2 win at home and a 5-3 win in Portland.

Phoenix Rising’s first road match of the season will be on March 14, the home opener for the defending USL Championship title winners Real Monarchs. 

About Phoenix Rising FC 
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history and the 2019 USL Regular Season Title Winners. The club also holds the record for the longest win streak in American professional soccer history at 20 matches. The club is owned by legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker, Didier Drogba, Advantage Sports Union CEO, Alex Zheng, club governor Berke Bakay, and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities. Established in 2016, Phoenix Rising FC is applying for Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion and currently plays in the USL Championship, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world.  The team also owns FC Tucson, which brings USL League One professional soccer to Southern Arizona.  For season tickets or more information call 623-594-9606 or visit PHXRisingFC.com. You can also follow the team on Facebook (PHXRisingFC), Twitter (@PHXRisingFC), Instagram (@PHXRisingFC) and YouTube (PhoenixRisingFootballClub) or by downloading the Official Team App in the App Store or Google Play.