What You Need To Know
FC Tucson plays hosts to Toronto FC II on Saturday, April 13th for its first professional home opener in club history. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. and gates open at 6:30 p.m.Coming off of a two-match road trip, this match will serve as the first of 14 scheduled home matches during the 2019 USL League One season.
FC Tucson recently ended its season-opening two-game road trip with a 3-1 loss to South Georgia Tormenta FC. Toronto FC II won its USL League One debut last Friday against Orlando City B, 2-0.
A Little Bit About Toronto FC II
We meet again. . .
Defender Kyle Bjornethun arrived in Tucson after a stint with Toronto FC II. Bjornethun registered 26 career appearances during his time with the club.
Not skipping a beat
FC Tucson is 5-1-1 all-time in home openers. The club outscored USL League Two opponents 16-7 in those seven matches.
I’m not tired yet!
Defenders Kyle Bjornethun, Kody Wakasa, and Forward Jamael Cox have all logged 180 minutes of play over the club’s first two matches.
Welcome to the big stage
Midfielder Colin Stripling and Defender Luke Hauswirth both made their professional debuts as substitutes in the season-opening match against Orlando City B. Stripling was a collegiate standout at Monmouth University, while Hauswirth started four consecutive years for the University of Washington.