2020 Sacramento Republic FC season

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Sacramento Republic FC
2020 season
OwnerKevin M. Nagle[1]
Head CoachSimon Elliott
StadiumPapa Murphy's Park
USL ChampionshipTBD (Western Conference)
USL PlayoffsTBD
U.S. Open CupSecond Round
Average home league attendance11,569
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The 2020 Sacramento Republic FC season is the club's seventh season of existence. The club is playing in the USL Championship (USL-C), the second tier of the American soccer pyramid. Sacramento Republic FC is competing in the Western Conference of the USL_C.[2] This article covers the period from November 18, 2019, the day after the 2019 USL-C Playoff Final, to the conclusion of the 2020 USL-C Playoff Final, scheduled for November 12–16, 2020.[3]

Club[edit]

Roster[edit]

As of January 27, 2020[4]
No. Position Player Nation
2 Defender Shannon Gomez  Trinidad and Tobago
3 Defender Hayden Sargis  United States
4 Defender Tomas Hilliard-Arce  United States
5 Defender Matt Mahoney  United States
8 Midfielder Rodrigo López  Mexico
9 Forward Kharlton Belmar  United States
10 Forward Dariusz Formella  Poland
11 Midfielder Sam Werner  United States
12 Midfielder Drew Skundrich  United States
14 Defender Ashkanov Apollon  United States
15 Defender Juan Barahona  El Salvador
18 Goalkeeper Rafael Díaz  Dominican Republic
20 Midfielder Villyan Bijev  Bulgaria
21 Defender Dekel Keinan  Israel
23 Midfielder Mario Penagos  United States
24 Midfielder Jaime Villarreal  United States
28 Midfielder Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu  United States
30 Defender Jordan McCrary  United States
31 Forward Cameron Iwasa  United States
99 Goalkeeper Adam Grinwis  United States
  1. ^ Sacramento Republic FC Academy player

Staff[edit]

As of January 23, 2020[5]
Position Name
General Manager United States Todd Dunivant
Head Coach England Mark Briggs
Goalkeeper Coach France Romuald Peiser
Strength and Conditioning Coach United States Luke Rayfield
Head Athletic Trainer United States Aung Aye

Competitions[edit]

Exhibitions[edit]

USL Championship[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
7 Austin Bold FC 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 3 Play-In Round
8 Las Vegas Lights FC 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
9 Sacramento Republic 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
10 FC Tulsa 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
11 Orange County SC 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Updated to match(es) played on March 11, 2020. Source: USL Championship 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

Match Results[edit]

On December 20, 2019, the USL announced the 2020 season schedule, creating the following fixture list for the early part of Sacramento's season.[6]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

As a USL Championship club, Sacramento will enter the competition in the Second Round, to be played April 7–9.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Front Office & Coaching Staff". Sacramento Republic FC. Sacramento Republic FC. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Teams". USL Soccer. USLSoccer.com. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
  3. ^ "USL Championship Unveils 2020 Schedule". Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  4. ^ "Team Roster". Sacramento Republic FC. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  5. ^ "Front Office & Coaching Staff". Sacramento Republic FC. Sacramento Republic FC. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  6. ^ "USL Championship Unveils 2020 Schedule". Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  7. ^ a b c d e "USL Championship Temporarily Suspends Play". uslchampionship.com. March 12, 2020. Retrieved March 12, 2020.
  8. ^ a b c d e "USL Championship Extends Temporary Suspension of Season". uslchampionship.com. March 18, 2020. Retrieved March 19, 2020.
  9. ^ "Restructured Competition Format For 2020 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Provides Opportunity For More "David vs. Goliath" Matchups In 107th Edition Of U.S. Soccer's National Championship". U.S. Soccer Federation. Retrieved December 18, 2019.
  10. ^ "U.S. Soccer Temporarily Suspends 2020 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Due to COVID-19 Outbreak". ussoccer.com. March 13, 2020. Retrieved March 15, 2020.