PHOENIX (February 10, 2018) — Phoenix Rising FC opened its 2018 preseason in front of 6,620 fans, falling in a heartbreaking fashion to Major League Soccer club New York Red Bulls, 3-2.
Phoenix Rising's first goal of the match was the result of a New York Red Bulls own goal. A Gladson Awako cross was deflected by a Red Bulls player into his own net in the 7th minute.
The club's second goal came in the 71st-minute from new signee Kevaugn Frater. He was fed a perfect pass into the box from fellow new signee Devin Vega.
Phoenix Rising FC returns to the pitch on Wednesday, February 14, when they take on Colorado Rapids at the Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex at 6:00 p.m. The evening will also be It's $1 Beer Night Presented by Bud Light. Fans can purchase their tickets online at www.PHXRisingFC.com.