RGVFC Defeats Sounders 2 Despite Shortened Roster

The Toros are momentarily in 5th place in the Western Conference pending results from Swope Park vs Tulsa.

By: Edson J. Ochoa | @EOchoa_8 & @CargaNaranjaRGV

With information from The Monitor’s Saul Berrios-Thomas

RGVFC returned to H-E-B Park looking to earn three points against Seattle Sounders 2, but they had to do it without three key players as Charlie Ward, Jose Escalante, and Kai Greene were preparing with the Houston Dynamo for Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup action.

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Match Preview: RGVFC Host Seattle Sounders 2

The Toros look to avoid falling out of the playoff spots against a 3rd place Sounders 2.

By: Edson J. Ochoa | @EOchoa_8 & @CargaNaranjaRGV

After a less than satisfactory two game road trip in which the team only managed to earn one point, the Toros return home to H-E-B Park hoping to bring better results. To do so, they must shake off Wednesday’s loss against Reno 1868 and defeat Seattle Sounders 2.
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Houston Dynamo’s Agus Waived From Roster

The Spanish defender, who came to the Dynamo from Albacete in 2016, had only played 8 games with Houston.

By: Edson J. Ochoa | @EOchoa_8 & @CargaNaranjaRGV

Something is cooking in the Houston Dynamo Front Office. After news broke out that Matt Jordan, the Dynamo’s General Manager, is currently on a scouting trip in Argentina, Houston Dynamo announced that they have decided to waive central defender Agus from their roster.

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Miguel Herrera Spills the Beans: Hirving “Chucky” Lozano is PSV’s Newest Aquisition

The young Pachuca and El Tri winger has allegedly been purchased by Manchester City and will be loaned for 2 years to PSV.

By Edson J. Ochoa | @EOchoa_8 & @CargaNaranjaRGV

What a bombshell for Mexican soccer! Moments after the Mexican National Team defeated Honduras 3-0 in World Cup Qualifying, former El Tri manager Miguel Herrera, who was the guest analyst for Univision Deportes, announced on their post-game program Contacto Deportivo that Hirving Lozano was purchased by Manchester City. Ivan Kasanzew then mentioned that Lozano will also be loaned to PSV for 2 years to play alongside his compatriots Andrés Guardado and Hector Moreno.

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Toros Drop 3 Points at Reno

RGVFC fall 3-2 at Reno 1868. Earned only one point in this 2 game road trip.

By Edson J. Ochoa | @EOchoa_8 & @CargaNaranjaRGV

It was a thrilling game tonight in Reno, but the score went in favor of Reno 1868 at Greater Nevada Field. The Toros came to this game having only conceded 5 goals and had never been scored on more than once in a single game, but in an uncharacteristic display of soccer, RGVFC conceded 3 goals to the USL’s newest hybrid franchise.
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FC Dallas Declares “Privilege Restrictions” for Dynamo Supporters

Yesterday afternoon, Dynamo fans were taken by surprise as a letter, sent by FC Dallas, became viral on twitter. In the letter, the team’s Front Office announced “privilege restrictions on Houston Dynamo’s supporters groups for the unacceptable behavior that was displayed before, during, and after the match on May 28, 2017”. However, the letter never explained, much less gave evidence of what incidents were considered “unacceptable behavior” from the Dynamo supporters.
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