Kickoff: Saturday, August 6 (7:00 PM PDT)
Where: Championship Soccer Stadium (Irvine, CA)
How to Watch: At the Champ, Bally Sports SoCal, ESPN+
Orange County SC hosts Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Saturday, August 6 at 7:00 PM at Championship Soccer Stadium. It is their first trip to Orange County since the 2021 USL Championship Playoffs, during the fourth Gnarly’s Carnival presented by Sauvey Law Group.
MILE HIGH PARTY
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC is currently near the top of the table in the Western Conference. They boast one of the best home field advantages in the USL (7-3-1) with Weidner Field at an elevation of roughly 6,035 ft, the highest elevation of any stadium in American soccer.
2022 Regular Season Record: 13-8-1
Goals Scored: 43 | Goals Conceded: 35 | Clean Sheets: 6
Players to Watch
NOT SO FUN AT SEA LEVEL
Orange County SC faces off with Colorado Springs for the second time this season. The visitors have a record of 2-4-0 all time away to the Orange and Black.
All time record
OCSC is 7-5-1 against COS all-time.
Last Match- 2022 USL Championship
OCSC 1 – COS 2 (Weidner Field – Colorado Springs, CO)
Orange County SC forward Milan Iloski was nominated for the USL Championship Player of the Month presented by Konami eFootball for July after recording six goals and two assists across five matches. His play broke two club records, established another and announced himself as one of the league’s rising stars.
July By the Numbers
Goals: 6 | Assists: 2 | Average FotMob Rating: 8.1 | Goal conversion percentage: 50% (6 G/12 SOT) | Goal involvement percentage: 88.9% (8/9)
Phoenix makes their first trip to the Champ for the 2022 season, following the pair’s heated 2-2 draw at Wild Horse Pass. The two clubs used to jockeying for playoff position, will look for three points to get back into the playoff race. Match will be on Friday, August 12 at 7:00 PM PDT.
Summer means many things to many people. For us, it means Orange County soccer in the comfort of Championship Soccer Stadium. Join us for an endless summer of fun full of theme nights, family fun and marquee matchups against San Diego Loyal SC and Phoenix Rising FC. Visit orangecountysoccer.com/tickets to grab your seat.
OCSC II TRYOUTS
Be the next to go pro! Tryout for OCSC II, the full time reserve team, on Friday, August 19 at the Great Park. Players born between 2006 and 2008 can sign up at orangecountysoccer.com/ocsc-2.