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Evan Davila leads the Bears into the first of two clashes with the Cardinal this season, as the rivals meet on Sunday on Goldman Field..
BERKELEY – With the regular season winding down and the race for the Pac-12 Conference tightening up, the California men’s soccer team hosts 15th-ranked Stanford on Sunday at 2 p.m. PT at Edwards Stadium in the first of two Big Clasico games in 2023.
Admission is free for Cal students for regular-season home games at Edwards Stadium. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $7 for seniors (ages 65-up) and youth (2-17).
The clash between Bay Area rivals will air on the Pac-12 Networks, with Kevin Danna handling broadcasting duties.
The Golden Bears (6-5-3, 2-3-1 Pac-12) are tied with Stanford on points (7) and in fourth place in the six-team conference. Each team has four more Pac-12 games left on their schedules, including the rematch of the Big Clasico in the regular-season finale on Nov. 11 on The Farm. The conference champion earns the Pac-12’s automatic berth to the NCAA tournament.
Here are the details of Sunday’s game:
Vs. No. 15 Stanford (7-2-4, 1-1-4 Pac-12)
When: Sunday, Oct. 29, 2 p.m. PT
Where: Edwards Stadium, Berkeley
Watch: Pac-12 Networks
Live Stats: Statbroadcast
Last Week Vs. Washington, Oregon State
Cal earned a big victory on Oct. 19, beating Washington, 2-1, but the Bears ended their trip to the Pacific Northwest with a 1-0 loss at Oregon State on Oct. 22. In Seattle, Fernando Lara scored the first goal of his Cal career, defender Kevin Carmichael netted the game-winning goal and Evan Davila collected two assists to top the Huskies. Marco Brougher made two saves in the win.
In Corvallis, Oregon, Cal allowed a goal by Arnau Farnos in the 19th minute, as the Beavers blanked the Bears.
- Cal has a 24-38-11 record in the all-time series with Stanford
- The Bears lost twice vs. the Cardinal in 2022, including a 5-1 loss on The Farm and a 1-0 setback in the regular-season finale at Edwards Stadium
- Senior midfielder Evan Davila leads Cal in points (9), goals (4) and game-winning goals (3); he is also tied with forward Nonso Adimabua for the team lead in assists (3 each)
- Davila was named to the College Soccer News Team of the Week after…