Kickoff: Saturday, June 18 (5:00 PM PDT)
Where: Lynn Family Stadium (Louisville, KY)
How to Watch: Left Coast Brewing Co., ESPN+
Orange County SC heads to the Bluegrass State for the first time in its history for a highly anticipated matchup with two-time USL Championship title winners Louisville City FC. Come hang with OCSC and watch this historic matchup at Left Coast Brewing Co. in Irvine.
BEASTS FROM THE EAST
Louisville City FC sit one point below Eastern Conference leaders Memphis 901 FC and look to return to the Eastern Conference Finals for the eighth consecutive time. They are led by Danny Cruz who is in his first full season as head coach after being the interim coach last season.
2022 Regular Season Record: 8-3-3
Goals Scored: 27 | Goals Conceded: 12 | Clean Sheets: 7
Players to Watch
Forward Wilson Harris
Midfielder Paolo DelPiccolo
This will be the first time that the teams will face each other.
On The Boys in Purple
Founded in 2014 and began USL play in 2015 as successors to Orlando City SC
Regarded as the most successful team in USL history and is affiliated with NWSL side Racing Louisville FC
Played home matches at Louisville Slugger Stadium until moving into Lynn Family Stadium that holds 11,700 spectators
TOO HOT IN THE DESERT
Orange County SC failed to register a shot on target against former backup goalkeeper Abraham Romero during their tilt with Las Vegas Lights FC on Saturday, June 11. Temperature around kickoff hovered around 110 degrees.
Full Time: OCSC 0 – LVLFC 3
AU REVOIR KOBI HENRY
Earlier this week, Orange County SC announced the permanent transfer of 18-year-old defender and US Men’s National Team prospect Kobi Henry to Stade de Reims in the French first division, Ligue 1. The transfer fee is the largest that the USL Championship has seen and shatters the previous record by a large amount.
About Kobi Henry
Made professional debut with OCSC at 16-years-old and won a USL Championship title at 17-years-old
Has been called up to US Men’s National Team at U17, U19 and U20 levels where he has worn the captain’s armband
Was called up to Gregg Berhalter’s senior USMNT camp in December 2021
Left MLS academies to join OCSC for its “Pathway to Professional” model that promotes the development of young talent with dedicated coaching and player mentors for potential moves to the highest level
AROUND THE COUNTY
Throughout the month of June, OCSC celebrates Pride Month and champions the voices that move this sport forward. A portion of proceeds from tickets for OCSC June home matches will go to the LGTBQ+ Center of Orange County and proceeds from the Pride Collection from the OCSC Shop will go to Athlete Ally.
Rangers x OCSC Summer Camps
Orange County SC in collaboration with Glasgow Rangers FC will be having two boys and girls soccer camps with new specialized training session add-ons in July. The first camp is a three-day session from July 6-8. The second one takes place from July 11-15 for a five-day session. Head over to orangecountysoccer.com/camps to reserve your spot.