Monterey Bay welcomes Western Conference leaders New Mexico United to Cardinale Stadium

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June 1, 2024 – United Soccer League Championship (USL)
News item Monterey Bay FC

SEASIDE, Calif. – Monterey Bay FC (4-5-4, 16 points) stays home for a 4 p.m. PT matinee match on Sunday, June 2 against New Mexico United (7-2-1, 22 points) at Paws on Pitch Night at Cardinale Stadium in Week 13 of the 2024 USL Championship regular season, presented by Taylor Farms. Sunday’s game will be broadcast locally on KION on Central Coast CW (35.1 over the air, channel 14 Xfinity), with live streaming available on CBS Sports Golazo Network via Paramount+, the CBS Sports app, and Pluto TV or listen live on SiriusXM FC channel 157.

After three straight games in the Eastern Conference, Monterey Bay now faces two Western Conference teams, New Mexico United and Sacramento Republic FC. Both happen to be the only two teams above the Crisp-and-Kelp in the Western Conference standings. things stand. MBFC secured a shutout in its previous match against defending Eastern Conference champion Charleston Battery, earning a point after a season-high, six-save night from goalkeeper Antony Siaha. Monterey Bay boasts a solid 3-1-3 record at home in all competitions this season and with another home game quickly approaching on Sunday, the Maritime side will look to continue that home record with their first win in league play since April 20 in Memphis. .

New Mexico United is in the midst of a three-game winning streak, all 2-1 results against fellow Western Conference opponents. Although New Mexico currently sits at the top of the West standings with an impressive 22 points in ten games, it astonishingly has an even goal difference. With Sacramento Republic FC hot on their heels, New Mexico will be looking to get as many points as they can from their trip to Seaside. The Albuquerque team owns the all-time head-to-head with a 1-2-1 record over Monterey Bay, although both wins in the series for United have come at Isotopes Park in New Mexico. In the two times the matchup made its way to Seaside, Monterey Bay came away with four of a possible six points.

Monterey Bay FC vs. New Mexico United

Location: Cardinale Stadium; Coast, California

Date: Sunday June 2, 2024; 4pm PT

Weather: Clear and 60 degrees

Access to MBvNM competition notes

The Adobe PDF version of the 2024 match guide ahead of Sunday’s match between Monterey Bay FC and New Mexico United can be found here. Media members who would like to receive the document as an attachment or have further questions are asked to contact Steven Vargo of MBFC Communications via email at [email protected].

2024 records

Monterey Bay FC (4-5-4, 16 points, 3rd West); New Mexico United (7-2-1, 22 points, 1st West)

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