Week 11 Preview: San Antonio FC v Swope Park Rangers

Swope Park Rangers v San Antonio FC from just one week ago (Photo: Swope Park Rangers)

Match Details: San Antonio FC v Swope Park Rangers, Toyota Field, San Antonio TX, June 3rd 2017, 7:30pm

San Antonio FC Form: DWWWD

Swope Park Rangers Form: LWLLW

San Antonio FC 2017 Record: 9-2-0-26pts 1st

Swope Park Rangers 2017 Record: 4-0-4-12pts 8th

Swope Park Rangers last match report (v San Antonio FC): view full report here.

Statistical Note: Should San Antonio FC not lose they will equal the best start in modern American Soccer history, LA Galaxy won 12 straight (two were draws won on penalties under the rules of the league) to open the 1996 season. Should they only draw LA Galaxy would keep the record points total alone, for at least another week, a win will level that mark as well. LA Galaxy went on to lose their next five matches in a row.

Key to the Match: Defense, it’s what has held San Antonio FC so well through the first 11 matches of the season and it’s what got them the win last week. They’ll need to resist Swope Park’s attack more than they did last week as now Swope Park have had a first hand view of San Antonio just one week ago.

Prediction: San Antonio FC 1 Swope Park Rangers 0

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2 thoughts on “Week 11 Preview: San Antonio FC v Swope Park Rangers

  1. Seems like SAFC has struggled offensively as of late. Are other teams just figuring out how to better defend the counter? Also of note: Billy Forbes, after a hot start, hasn’t notched a goal in seemingly forever ….

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