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Match Notes (3.30.2024) – Oakland Roots SC vs Las Vegas Lights

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March 30, 2024 – United Soccer League Championship (USL)
Oakland Roots News Release

Match Up: Oakland Roots SC vs Las Vegas Lights

Competition: USL Championship

Date: March 30, 2024

Kick off time: 7:00 PM PT

Weather Forecast: 62 degrees, light rain

Venue: Pioneer Stadium, Cal State University, East Bay

Location: Hayward, California

Where to Watch: KTVU Plus, ESPN+

Match Preview:

Johnny Rodriguez returns to the team for his 5th season with the club.

Memo Diaz, Paul Blanchette, and Lindo Mfeka return to the team for their 4th seasons in Oakland.

Johnny Rodriguez leads the team All-Time with 19 goals. He needs one more to pass Ottar Karlson to be alone at the top.

Memo Diaz leads the team All-Time with 10 assists. He needs one more to pass Edgardo Rito to be alone at the top.

Memo Diaz is the club’s All-Time appearance leader with 92 matches played for Oakland Roots.

Oakland rostered eight current or former Project 51O players on March 16th and seven on March 23rd in USL Championship games.

Former Oakland captain Emrah Klimenta returns to take on his former team for the first time.

Last Meeting:

September 9, 2023

LVL 3, OAK 1

Last Three Games:

March 23, 2024

PHX 1, OAK 0

March 16, 2024

OAK 1, CHS 1

March 9, 2024

OAK 2, IND 1

Last Starting XI vs Phoenix Rising FC: 3-5-2:

GK – Paul Blanchette

D – Justin Rasmussen

D – Niall Logue

D – Gagi Margvelashvili

M – Camden Riley

M – Daniel Gomez

M – Baboucarr Njie

M – Memo Diaz

M – Jeciel Cedeño

F – Johnny Rodriguez

F – Miche-Naider Chéry


Out – Camden Riley – Lower Leg



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