2017 USL season

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United Soccer League
Season 2017
Champions Louisville City FC
Regular Season Title Real Monarchs SLC
Matches played 480
Goals scored 1,313 (2.74 per match)
Top goalscorer Dane Kelly (18)
Biggest home win RNO 9–0 LAG
(July 3)
(USL Record)
Biggest away win POR 0–4 SAN
(April 28)
PHX 0–4 RNO
(May 6)
BST 0–4 CLT
(July 29)
OCO 0–4 COS
(August 8)
VAN 0–4 PHX
(September 24)
CHS 0–4 NYR
(October 21 – postseason)
Highest scoring ORL 5–6 NYR
(October 7)
(Ties USL Record)
Longest winning run 9 games
Real Monarchs SLC
(April 22 – June 19)
(USL Record)
Longest unbeaten run 14 games
San Antonio FC
(March 26 – June 17)
Longest losing run 6 games
Portland Timbers 2
(May 24 – June 24)
Highest attendance 30,417
CIN 4–2 NYR
(September 16)
(USL record)
Lowest attendance 143
TOR 0–1 ROC
(September 2)
Total attendance 2,065,006
Average attendance 4,302
2016
2018
All statistics correct as of October 15, 2017.

The 2017 USL season was the seventh season of the United Soccer League. The league was granted provisional Division II status by the USSF.[1] It is organized by the United Soccer Leagues.

New York Red Bulls II are the defending champions of both the USL Cup and Regular Season.

Changes from 2016[edit]

Expansion
Joined from NASL
Rebrand
Folded

Rule changes[edit]

Teams are now permitted only three substitutions a match. Previously, teams were allowed five substitutions a match.

Teams[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity Manager MLS Affiliate/Partnership
Bethlehem Steel FC Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Goodman Stadium 16,000 United States Brendan Burke Philadelphia Union
Charleston Battery Charleston, South Carolina MUSC Health Stadium 5,100 United States Michael Anhaeuser Atlanta United FC
Charlotte Independence Matthews, North Carolina Sportsplex at Matthews 2,300 United States Mike Jeffries Colorado Rapids
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC Colorado Springs, Colorado Weidner Field 5,000 United States Steve Trittschuh
FC Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio Nippert Stadium 35,061 South Africa Alan Koch
Harrisburg City Islanders Harrisburg, Pennsylvania FNB Field 6,187 United States Bill Becher
LA Galaxy II Carson, California StubHub Center Track and Field Stadium 2,000 United States Mike Muñoz LA Galaxy
Louisville City FC Louisville, Kentucky Louisville Slugger Field 13,131 Republic of Ireland James O'Connor
New York Red Bulls II Montclair, New Jersey MSU Soccer Park at Pittser Field 3,000 United States John Wolyniec New York Red Bulls
OKC Energy FC Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Taft Stadium 7,500 Denmark Jimmy Nielsen FC Dallas
Orange County SC Irvine, California Champion Stadium 5,000 United States Logan Pause Los Angeles FC
Orlando City B Orlando, Florida Orlando City Stadium 3,500 † Wales Anthony Pulis Orlando City SC
Ottawa Fury FC Ottawa, Ontario TD Place Stadium 24,000 Canada Julian de Guzman (Interim) Montreal Impact
Phoenix Rising FC Scottsdale, Arizona Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex 6,200 France Patrice Carteron
Pittsburgh Riverhounds Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Highmark Stadium 3,500 United States Dave Brandt Columbus Crew SC
Portland Timbers 2 Portland, Oregon Providence Park 21,144 United States Andrew Gregor Portland Timbers
Real Monarchs SLC Sandy, Utah Rio Tinto Stadium 20,213 England Mark Briggs Real Salt Lake
Reno 1868 FC Reno, Nevada Greater Nevada Field 9,013 United States Ian Russell San Jose Earthquakes
Richmond Kickers Richmond, Virginia City Stadium 22,000 England Leigh Cowlishaw D.C. United
Rio Grande Valley FC Toros Edinburg, Texas H-E-B Park 9,400 United States Junior Gonzalez Houston Dynamo
Rochester Rhinos Rochester, New York Capelli Sport Stadium 13,768 United States Bob Lilley New England Revolution
Sacramento Republic FC Sacramento, California Papa Murphy's Park 11,569 England Paul Buckle
Saint Louis FC Fenton, Missouri Toyota Stadium 5,500 United States Preki
San Antonio FC San Antonio, Texas Toyota Field 8,296 England Darren Powell New York City FC
Seattle Sounders FC 2 Tukwila, Washington Starfire Sports Complex 4,500 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ezra Hendrickson Seattle Sounders
Swope Park Rangers Kansas City, Missouri Swope Soccer Village 3,557 Serbia Nikola Popovic Sporting Kansas City
Tampa Bay Rowdies St. Peterburg, Florida Al Lang Stadium 7,227 Scotland Stuart Campbell
Toronto FC II Vaughan, Ontario Ontario Soccer Centre 2,000 Canada Jason Bent Toronto FC
Tulsa Roughnecks FC Tulsa, Oklahoma ONEOK Field 7,833 United States David Vaudreuil Chicago Fire
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 Vancouver, British Columbia Thunderbird Stadium 3,500 Canada Rich Fagan Vancouver Whitecaps FC

† Capacity for venue is 25,500; Team moved from Melbourne, Florida to Orlando in April 2017 to allow direct player transfers with MLS parent club Orlando City SC.

  Affiliate
  Partnership

Other venues[edit]

Competition Format[edit]

The season started on March 25 and ended October 15. The top eight finishers in each conference qualified for the playoffs.[8]

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Incoming manager Date of appointment
Real Monarchs United States Mike Petke[9] Promoted March 29, 2017 England Mark Briggs March 30, 2017[10]
Phoenix Rising FC Canada Frank Yallop Resigned April 24, 2017 United States Rick Schantz (Interim) April 24, 2017[11]
Phoenix Rising FC United States Rick Schantz (Interim) End of interim period May 22, 2017 France Patrice Carteron May 22, 2017[12]
Ottawa Fury Scotland Paul Dalglish Resigned August 15, 2017 Canada Julian de Guzman (Interim) August 15, 2017[13]

League table[edit]

Eastern Conference
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Louisville City FC (C) 32 18 8 6 58 31 +27 62 Conference Playoffs
2 Charleston Battery 32 15 9 8 53 33 +20 54
3 Tampa Bay Rowdies 32 14 11 7 50 35 +15 53
4 Rochester Rhinos 32 14 11 7 36 28 +8 53
5 Charlotte Independence 32 13 9 10 52 40 +12 48
6 FC Cincinnati 32 12 10 10 46 48 −2 46
7 New York Red Bulls II 32 13 5 14 57 60 −3 44
8 Bethlehem Steel FC 32 12 8 12 46 45 +1 44
9 Orlando City B 32 10 12 10 37 36 +1 42
10 Ottawa Fury 32 8 14 10 42 41 +1 38
11 Harrisburg City Islanders 32 10 7 15 28 47 −19 37
12 Saint Louis FC 32 9 9 14 35 48 −13 36
13 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 32 8 12 12 33 42 −9 36
14 Richmond Kickers 32 8 8 16 24 36 −12 32
15 Toronto FC II 32 6 7 19 27 54 −27 25
Source: 2017 USL standings
Rules for classification: 1) total wins; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) points earned against top four Conference finishers; 5) disciplinary points; 6) coin toss or drawing of lots
(C) Champion.
Western Conference
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Real Monarchs (X) 32 20 7 5 59 31 +28 67 Conference Playoffs
2 San Antonio FC 32 17 11 4 45 24 +21 62
3 Reno 1868 FC 32 17 8 7 75 39 +36 59
4 Swope Park Rangers 32 17 7 8 55 37 +18 58
5 Phoenix Rising FC 32 17 7 8 50 37 +13 58
6 OKC Energy FC 32 14 7 11 46 41 +5 49
7 Tulsa Roughnecks 32 14 4 14 46 49 −3 46
8 Sacramento Republic 32 13 7 12 45 43 +2 46
9 Colorado Springs Switchbacks 32 12 8 12 55 51 +4 44
10 Orange County SC 32 11 10 11 43 47 −4 43
11 Rio Grande Valley Toros 32 9 8 15 37 50 −13 35
12 Seattle Sounders 2 32 9 4 19 42 61 −19 31
13 LA Galaxy II 32 8 5 19 32 64 −32 29
14 Vancouver Whitecaps 2 32 5 9 18 32 52 −20 24
15 Portland Timbers 2 32 3 6 23 27 63 −36 15
Source: 2017 USL standings
Rules for classification: 1) total wins; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) points earned against top four Conference finishers; 5) disciplinary points; 6) coin toss or drawing of lots
(X) Regular Season League Champion.
  • Tulsa Roughnecks FC forfeited its game against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC for using an ineligible player on March 25, 2017. As a result, the Switchbacks were awarded a 3–0 victory.[14]

Results table[edit]

Abbreviation and Color Key:

Home  • Away  • Win  • Loss  • Draw

Club Match
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
Bethlehem Steel FC ROC CIN HAR ORL CIN CHS TOR CIN CHS HAR OTT STL NYR HAR RIC NYR PGH RIC CLT OTT TOR CLT LOU PGH ORL LOU PGH TBR TBR TOR ROC STL
2–3 2–0 2–3 0–2 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 3–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–3 0–4 2–1 3–1 0–1 1–3 2–3 1–1 2–2 3–2 2–2 1–1 4–2 0–1 1–1
Charleston Battery CIN CLT PGH ROC TBR OTT BST STL HAR BST NYR LOU RIC CIN TOR TBR LOU STL TBR PGH ORL TOR NYR ROC RIC LOU RIC CLT ORL OTT HAR CLT
2–1 2–0 1–2 5–0 3–2 2–2 1–0 1–0 2–2 1–0 1–2 4–4 1–0 2–2 6–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–2 2–2 0–0 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–3 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–2 1–1 4–0 1–0
Charlotte Independence CHS ORL PGH STL ROC NYR ORL TBR LOU CIN HAR RIC ROC PGH STL NYR HAR RIC BST LOU TOR OTT BST ORL TOR RIC OTT CHS TBR CIN LOU CHS
0–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–4 5–1 3–1 2–2 0–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 3–1 5–1 3–2 1–1 0–0 4–0 3–1 2–2 1–3 1–0 1–1 2–3 3–0 1–1 0–3 0–1 0–1 1–2 0–1
Colorado Springs Switchbacks TUL OKC SAN RGV SLC RNO SEA TUL POR VAN SLC RNO OKC LAG SPR SAN RGV VAN PHX OKC SEA POR OCO SLC LAG SAC PHX SEA SPR OCO SAC TUL
3–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–1 2–2 2–3 3–0 0–0 1–3 1–4 3–3 1–0 2–1 1–2 1–0 0–1 2–2 1–2 3–4 2–1 4–1 4–0 0–2 1–2 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–3 2–1 1–0 4–2
FC Cincinnati CHS PGH BST STL TBR LOU BST RIC ORL BST TOR ROC CLT CHS STL ORL TBR RIC LOU HAR ROC ORL LOU NYR OTT PGH HAR NYR STL CLT OTT TOR
1–2 1–0 0–2 4–0 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–2 2–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 2–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 3–2 3–0 2–3 2–2 0–5 0–4 3–1 1–1 1–1 4–2 2–2 1–0 0–4 4–3
Harrisburg City Islanders RIC NYR BST ORL PGH NYR RIC CHS PGH BST OTT CLT BST LOU TOR ROC NYR RIC CLT CIN ORL TBR ROC PGH LOU TBR STL CIN TOR OTT STL CHS
0–1 1–0 3–2 1–1 0–1 1–3 0–0 2–2 0–0 1–3 0–1 0–2 0–1 1–0 4–3 0–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–3 0–0 0–3 0–1 0–3 0–5 2–3 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 0–4
Los Angeles Galaxy II VAN SAN PHX SEA OCO OCO SLC NYR RGV PHX SEA COS RGV SAC SPR RNO POR TUL OKC OCO PHX COS VAN RGV RNO SAN SAC TUL SPR OKC POR SLC
2–0 0–3 1–2 1–2 1–1 0–4 0–3 2–1 1–1 1–2 0–3 1–2 1–0 2–3 0–1 0–9 4–3 2–2 1–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 1–2 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–2 0–1 0–3 0–3 3–2 1–2
Louisville City FC STL ORL RIC TBR CIN TOR TBR PGH CHS CLT NYR PGH HAR OTT CHS CIN STL NYR CLT CIN BST HAR ORL CHS PGH BST ROC OTT TOR ROC CLT RIC
0–0 3–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 1–0 4–4 1–0 3–0 3–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 2–3 4–1 2–1 1–3 5–0 3–1 5–0 0–3 1–0 3–0 2–2 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–1 3–1
New York Red Bulls II PGH RIC HAR STL ORL ROC HAR CLT LAG OTT CHS RIC LOU BST OTT STL BST HAR CLT TOR LOU ROC CHS CIN OTT TBR TOR CIN PGH TBR ORL ROC
3–3 1–0 0–1 2–3 3–1 2–2 3–1 1–5 1–2 3–4 2–1 1–0 0–3 0–2 2–2 1–0 0–2 0–2 2–3 1–0 1–2 2–1 1–1 4–0 2–2 4–2 2–1 2–4 2–0 2–3 6–5 1–2
Oklahoma City Energy FC SPR COS RGV SAC RGV PHX OCO POR COS PHX SAN POR SEA VAN SLC TUL SAN COS LAG RNO SLC TUL SAN OCO SPR VAN TUL RNO SAC LAG SPR SEA
1–3 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–3 1–2 1–0 2–1 0–1 3–2 0–0 3–1 2–3 2–2 1–3 1–2 1–1 4–3 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 0–0 2–1 0–2 0–0 2–0 0–3 3–1 3–0 4–1 3–1
Orange County SC RNO SAC POR LAG LAG TUL OKC SLC SEA POR PHX SEA RGV RGV VAN LAG SAN COS SPR TUL PHX OKC RNO PHX SPR SAN VAN SLC COS SAC RNO VAN
2–0 0–4 2–1 1–1 4–0 0–4 0–1 0–1 4–3 3–3 1–1 2–1 1–1 4–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–4 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–3 0–0 2–1 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 3–1 1–4 4–3
Orlando City B TBR LOU TOR CLT NYR HAR BST STL CIN CLT PGH ROC TOR OTT ROC CIN PGH TBR CHS HAR CIN RIC OTT CLT LOU BST RIC STL CHS RIC NYR TBR
0–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 1–3 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 1–3 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–2 1–0 3–0 1–1 3–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–1 1–0 5–6 0–2
Ottawa Fury STL TBR RIC TOR CHS TBR PGH NYR RIC BST HAR ROC ORL NYR LOU TOR ROC TOR BST CLT ORL TBR CIN NYR STL ROC CLT LOU HAR CHS CIN PGH
2–3 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–0 0–1 4–3 5–3 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–0 2–2 1–2 0–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 3–1 0–3 1–1 1–3 2–2 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–1 4–0 1–1
Phoenix Rising FC TOR SLC LAG SPR RNO OKC SAN LAG OKC VAN SPR SLC RNO OCO COS TUL SAN LAG RGV OCO SAC SEA OCO COS SLC SEA VAN POR SAC TUL RGV POR
0–1 0–2 2–1 4–3 0–4 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–3 2–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 0–3 0–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–0 0–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 4–0 2–0 0–2 4–3 2–0 4–1
Pittsburgh Riverhounds NYR CIN CHS STL CLT RIC HAR TOR OTT LOU HAR ORL TOR LOU TBR CLT ORL BST ROC CHS TBR RIC HAR STL BST CIN LOU ROC BST NYR ROC OTT
3–3 0–1 2–1 1–2 1–1 1–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 0–3 2–0 1–3 0–0 1–1 0–0 2–2 0–2 1–1 3–0 2–1 3–2 1–1 0–3 1–1 2–3 0–2 0–2 1–1
Portland Timbers 2 SLC SPR SEA OCO VAN SAC SAN SEA COS OKC TUL VAN SLC OKC RNO OCO LAG SPR RNO RGV COS SAC SEA RGV TUL SLC RNO PHX VAN LAG SAN PHX
1–2 0–1 1–2 1–2 0–1 2–0 0–4 0–2 0–0 1–2 1–3 0–1 0–2 1–3 0–2 3–3 3–4 0–1 1–1 2–1 1–4 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–6 0–2 1–0 2–3 1–2 1–4
Real Monarchs SLC POR PHX RNO COS SEA SPR LAG SAC COS VAN OCO POR RNO PHX TUL OKC SEA SAN RGV TUL OKC COS SPR RGV SAN POR PHX OCO SAC RNO VAN LAG
2–1 2–0 5–3 1–2 3–1 2–1 3–0 2–0 4–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–2 3–1 4–1 2–2 2–1 0–0 0–2 2–0 2–2 2–1 1–2 0–0 0–2 0–0 2–0 3–0 1–1 2–1
Reno 1868 FC OCO VAN SLC SAN COS PHX SEA TUL COS RGV SAC SLC POR PHX LAG VAN POR SPR OKC TUL SAN SAC SPR OCO LAG SEA RGV OKC POR SLC OCO SAC
0–2 1–1 3–5 0–4 2–2 4–0 6–0 4–0 3–3 3–2 2–0 1–2 2–0 0–0 9–0 1–1 1–1 4–1 0–1 3–2 2–0 2–1 1–0 3–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 3–0 6–1 0–3 4–1 2–2
Richmond Kickers HAR NYR LOU OTT PGH TBR CIN HAR ROC TOR OTT NYR CHS TBR CLT BST CIN HAR BST CLT STL PGH ORL TOR CHS CLT ORL CHS ROC ORL STL LOU
1–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 3–5 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–1 3–2 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 3–1 0–3 2–0 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–3
Rio Grande Valley Toros SAN TUL OKC COS TUL OKC SPR LAG SAC RNO SEA LAG SAC COS SPR OCO OCO SLC POR VAN SEA PHX VAN SLC POR LAG SAN RNO SAC SPR PHX SAN
0–1 0–1 1–0 3–1 0–1 3–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–3 3–1 0–1 2–6 1–0 0–4 1–1 0–4 1–2 1–2 3–3 4–3 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–2 1–3
Rochester Rhinos BST TOR CHS NYR CLT RIC TBR CIN ORL TBR OTT ORL CLT STL HAR OTT PGH TOR CIN NYR HAR CHS STL TOR OTT PGH LOU RIC LOU PGH BST NYR
3–2 0–0 0–5 2–2 4–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 3–2 1–2 1–0 0–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 0–1 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–1
Sacramento Republic FC SEA OCO TUL OKC SPR POR VAN SAN SLC TUL SEA RGV RNO VAN RGV LAG SAN SEA VAN POR RNO SPR PHX COS RGV LAG OKC SLC PHX OCO COS RNO
2–1 4–0 2–1 0–1 0–1 0–2 0–0 0–1 0–2 3–2 2–2 0–0 0–2 2–1 6–2 3–2 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–1 2–1 1–3 0–2 2–0 1–3 0–1 2–2
Saint Louis FC LOU OTT NYR PGH CIN CLT ORL CHS TBR TOR BST CIN NYR ROC CLT CHS LOU RIC SPR TUL TBR PGH TUL ROC TOR OTT HAR ORL CIN HAR RIC BST
0–0 3–2 3–2 2–1 0–4 1–2 0–0 0–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 0–2 0–1 0–0 1–5 1–0 1–4 1–0 0–0 1–2 4–3 1–2 2–1 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 2–0 2–2 0–2 0–1 1–1
San Antonio FC RGV LAG COS RNO VAN SEA POR SAC SEA PHX SPR SPR OKC TUL COS SAC OKC SLC PHX OCO RNO OKC VAN SLC LAG OCO SPR RGV TUL TBR POR RGV
1–0 3–0 1–1 4–0 2–1 3–2 4–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–5 0–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 3–1
Seattle Sounders 2 SAC POR VAN LAG SLC SAN COS POR SAN RNO SAC LAG RGV OKC OCO VAN SLC OCO SPR SAC COS RGV VAN POR TUL PHX RNO COS PHX TUL SPR OKC
1–2 2–1 0–3 2–1 1–3 2–3 3–2 2–0 0–0 0–6 2–2 3–0 1–3 3–2 3–4 2–0 1–4 1–2 0–2 0–2 1–2 3–4 3–0 2–1 0–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–2 1–3
Swope Park Rangers KC OKC POR SAC PHX SLC VAN RGV SAN SAN TUL PHX COS TUL LAG RGV VAN POR SEA SPR STL OCO SLC SAC RNO OKC OCO SAN COS LAG RGV OKC SEA
3–1 1–0 1–0 3–4 1–2 3–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 3–1 2–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–4 0–0 1–1 2–2 2–2 0–1 2–0 1–2 5–2 3–1 3–0 2–2 1–4 2–1
Tampa Bay Rowdies ORL TOR OTT LOU CIN CHS RIC OTT LOU TOR ROC STL CLT ROC RIC PIT CHS CIN ORL CHS PGH HAR STL OTT NYR HAR CLT BST BST NYR SAN ORL
1–0 4–0 1–0 1–2 1–1 2–3 1–0 0–0 2–0 3–1 0–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–0 3–0 3–4 1–1 2–4 3–2 1–0 2–2 1–1 3–2 1–1 2–0
Toronto FC II PHX TBR ORL ROC OTT LOU PGH BST TBR RIC CIN STL PGH ORL CHS HAR OTT NYR ROC OTT CHS CLT BST RIC CLT STL ROC NYR HAR LOU BST CIN
1–0 0–4 1–3 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–3 0–0 0–1 0–2 1–1 1–0 1–6 3–4 1–0 0–1 0–2 0–2 1–0 2–2 1–3 1–2 3–2 1–1 0–1 1–2 1–2 1–0 2–4 3–4
Tulsa Roughnecks FC COS RGV SAC RGV COS VAN OCO SAC RNO POR SPR SAN SPR SLC OKC LAG PHX SLC RNO STL OKC OCO STL SEA POR VAN OKC LAG SAN PHX SEA COS
0–3 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–3 3–1 4–0 2–3 0–4 3–1 1–3 1–3 1–2 2–0 2–1 2–2 3–0 0–0 2–3 2–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 3–1 0–2 1–0 0–2 3–4 1–0 2–4
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 LAG RNO SEA POR SAN SAC SPR TUL COS SLC POR PHX SAC OKC SEA COS SPR RNO OCO RGV SAC SEA RGV SAN LAG TUL OKC OCO PHX POR SLC OCO
0–2 1–1 3–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–3 1–3 3–1 1–2 1–0 1–2 1–2 2–2 0–2 2–2 0–1 1–1 0–1 3–3 0–1 0–3 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–3 0–0 1–2 0–4 0–1 1–1 3–4

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Playoffs[edit]

 
First Round
Conference Semi-FinalsConference FinalsUSL Championship
 
              
 
October 20 – Louisville Slugger Field
 
 
#1 Louisville City FC 4
 
October 28 – Louisville Slugger Field
 
#8 Bethlehem Steel FC 0
 
#1 Louisville City FC 1
 
October 21 – Capelli Sport Stadium
 
#4 Rochester Rhinos 0
 
#4 Rochester Rhinos (a.e.t.) 2
 
November 4 – Louisville Slugger Field
 
#5 Charlotte Independence 1
 
#1 Louisville City FC (pen.)1 (4)
 
October 21 – Al Lang Stadium
 
#7 New York Red Bulls II 1 (3)
 
#3 Tampa Bay Rowdies 3
 
October 28 – Al Lang Stadium
 
#6 FC Cincinnati 0
 
#3 Tampa Bay Rowdies 1
 
October 21 – MUSC Health Stadium
 
#7 New York Red Bulls II (a.e.t.) 2
 
#2 Charleston Battery 0
 
November 13 – Louisville Slugger Field (ESPNU)
 
#7 New York Red Bulls II 4
 
#1 Louisville City FC 1
 
October 20 – Rio Tinto Stadium
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers 0
 
#1 Real Monarchs 1 (1)
 
October 28 – Children's Mercy Park
 
#8 Sacramento Republic FC (pen.) 1 (3)
 
#8 Sacramento Republic FC 0
 
October 21 – Swope Soccer Village
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers 1
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers (pen.)1 (4)
 
November 4 – Children's Mercy Park
 
#5 Phoenix Rising FC 1 (2)
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers (pen.)0 (7)
 
October 21 – Greater Nevada Field
 
#6 OKC Energy FC 0 (6)
 
#3 Reno 1868 FC 0
 
October 28 – Toyota Field
 
#6 OKC Energy FC 1
 
#6 OKC Energy FC (pen.)1 (4)
 
October 21 – Toyota Field
 
#2 San Antonio FC 1 (1)
 
#2 San Antonio FC 2
 
 
#7 Tulsa Roughnecks 1
 

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Eastern Conference[edit]

Western Conference[edit]

USL Championship[edit]

Championship Game MVP: Paolo DelPiccolo (LOU)

Attendance[edit]

Average home attendances[edit]

Ranked from highest to lowest average attendance.

Team GP Total High Low Average
FC Cincinnati 16 339,164 30,417 15,227 21,198
Sacramento Republic FC 16 185,104 11,569 11,569 11,569
Louisville City FC 16 137,801 13,812 6,698 8,613
San Antonio FC 16 114,433 8,131 6,037 7,152
Rio Grande Valley FC 16 113,076 8,866 5,481 7,067
Phoenix Rising FC 16 98,028 7,162 4,536 6,127
Tampa Bay Rowdies 16 94,306 7,786 4,326 5,894
Reno 1868 FC 16 88,950 7,092 4,418 5,559
Ottawa Fury FC 16 86,839 7,780 3,024 5,427
Richmond Kickers 16 74,636 8,021 1,567 4,665
Saint Louis FC 16 73,139 5,725 4,001 4,571
Oklahoma City Energy FC 16 68,685 6,059 2,650 4,293
Tulsa Roughnecks FC 16 61,619 5,647 3,015 3,851
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC 16 54,222 4,437 1,482 3,389
Charleston Battery 16 50,670 6,563 2,015 3,167
Bethlehem Steel FC 16 48,837 3,210 2,881 3,052
Pittsburgh Riverhounds 16 42,975 4,006 950 2,686
Real Monarchs 16 41,235 8,402 1,771 2,577
Orange County SC 16 41,195 4,963 1,539 2,575
Portland Timbers 2 16 40,386 7,277 1,226 2,524
Harrisburg City Islanders 16 38,863 3,367 1,806 2,429
Rochester Rhinos 16 32,498 3,459 963 2,031
Charlotte Independence 16 25,843 2,648 801 1,615
LA Galaxy II 16 19,436 3,000 432 1,215
Orlando City B 16 18,867 2,741 791 1,179
Toronto FC II 16 17,420 3,582 143 1,089
Seattle Sounders FC 2 16 16,530 1,307 951 1,033
Swope Park Rangers 16 16,237 1,114 572 1,015
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 16 13,899 1,788 403 869
New York Red Bulls II 16 10,113 1,482 271 632
Total 480 2,065,006 30,417 143 4,302

Updated to games of October 15, 2017
Sources: USL

Statistical leaders[edit]

League Awards[edit]

Individual Awards[edit]

All-League Teams[edit]

First Team

F: Chandler Hoffman (SLC), Dane Kelly (RNO), Enzo Martinez (CLT)
M: Marcel Schäfer (TBR), Sebastian Velasquez (SLC), Chris Wehan (RNO)
D: Paco Craig (LOU), Harrison Delbridge (CIN), Sebastien Ibeagha (SAN), Forrest Lasso (CHS)
G: Diego Restrepo (SAN)

Second Team

F: Juan Pablo Caffa (TUL), Corey Hertzog (PIT), Romario Williams (CHS)
M: Vincent Bezecourt (NYRB), Billy Forbes (SAN), Justin Portillo (CHS)
D: Ryan Felix (ROC), James Kiffe (SAC), Taylor Mueller (CHS), Jimmy Ockford (RNO)
G: Earl Edwards Jr. (ORL)

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Month USL Player of the Month
Player Club Position Reason
April Turks and Caicos Islands Billy Forbes San Antonio FC Midfielder 6G 3A
May Jamaica Dane Kelly Reno 1868 FC Forward 8G 2 Hat Tricks
June Jamaica Romario Williams Charleston Battery Forward 5G
July Colombia Jorge Herrera Charlotte Independence Forward 8G 2A
August United States Earl Edwards Jr. Orlando City B Goalkeeper 3 Shutouts
September United States Josh Cohen Phoenix Rising FC Goalkeeper 6 Shutouts in 8 games
October Colombia José Angulo Oklahoma City Energy Forward 6G 3A
Week USL Player of the Week
Player Club Position Reason
1 United States Corey Hertzog Pittsburgh Riverhounds Forward 2G
2 United States Christian Volesky Saint Louis FC Forward 1G 1A
3 Liberia Seku Conneh Bethlehem Steel FC Forward 2G
4 Senegal Djiby Fall FC Cincinnati Forward 4G vs. St. Louis
5 Uruguay Enzo Martínez Charlotte Independence Forward 2G
6 Costa Rica César Elizondo San Antonio FC Forward 2G 1A
7 Jamaica Dane Kelly Reno 1868 FC Forward Hat Trick vs. Phoenix
8 United States Ian Svantesson Tulsa Roughnecks FC Forward 4G
9 Jamaica Dane Kelly Reno 1868 FC Forward Hat Trick vs. Seattle
10 France Antoine Hoppenot Reno 1868 FC Midfielder 3G
11 United States Irvin Parra Seattle Sounders FC 2 Midfielder 2G 1A
12 Jamaica Kevaughn Frater Colorado Springs Switchbacks Forward 2G GWG
13 England Cameron Lancaster Louisville City FC Forward 2G
14 Trinidad and Tobago Trevin Caesar Sacramento Republic FC Forward 4G Hat Trick vs. Rio Grande Valley
15 Brazil Pedro Ribeiro Harrisburg City Islanders Forward 2G 1A
16 Colombia Jorge Herrera Charlotte Independence Forward 5G Hat Trick vs. St. Louis
17 Jamaica Jason Johnson Phoenix Rising FC Forward 2G vs. Colorado Springs
18 Mexico Miguel González Oklahoma City Energy Midfielder 2G 1A
19 United States Kendall McIntosh Portland Timbers 2 Goalkeeper 2 PK Saves
20 Uruguay Enzo Martínez Charlotte Independence Forward Hat Trick vs. Louisville
21 United States Luke Spencer Louisville City FC Forward 1G 2A
22 Guinea Hadji Barry Orlando City B Forward 3G
23 Scotland Kevin Kerr Pittsburgh Riverhounds Midfielder 1G 2A
24 Uruguay Enzo Martínez Charlotte Independence Forward 2G
25 Lesotho Sunny Jane Richmond Kickers Midfielder 1G 1A
26 United States Kenney Walker FC Cincinnati Midfielder 1G 2A
27 South Africa Lindo Mfeka Reno 1868 FC Midfielder 4G Hat Trick vs. Oklahoma City
28 Colombia José Angulo Oklahoma City Energy Forward Hat Trick vs. LA Galaxy II
29 United States Stefano Bonomo New York Red Bulls II Forward 4G Hat Trick vs. Orlando
30 Mexico Éver Guzmán San Antonio FC Forward 3G 1A

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