Photo by Andres Acosta – El Paso Herald Post
Thursday, El Paso Locomotive FC officials unveiled the club’s preseason schedule for the 2021 season, featuring games against USL Championship Mountain Division foes, Major League Soccer clubs, and friendlies against its partner club across the border, FC Juarez.
Eight games are slated to fill out the preseason schedule that will help Locomotive prepare for its third campaign in the USL Championship.
Head Coach Mark Lowry and his Locomotive squad will get an opportunity to preview the 2021 season against Mountain Division foes New Mexico United and Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, while testing their might against Major League Soccer founding members LA Galaxy and FC Dallas.
Club officials add that the preseason schedule is rounded out with a pair of friendlies against Locomotive sister club FC Juarez of Liga MX and games against USL League One teams North Texas SC and FC Tucson.
The full preseason schedule is listed below:
Locomotive 2021 Preseason Schedule
March 20 – New Mexico United
March 24 – FC Juarez
March 27 – FC Juarez
April 3 – LA Galaxy
April 7 – FC Tucson
April 11 – Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
April 16 – North Texas SC
April 17 – FC Dallas
El Paso Locomotive FC’s entire roster is available for the preseason run-up to the 2021 USL Championship season and is listed in order, alphabetically, below:
Goalkeepers (1): Logan Ketterer
Defenders (7): Matt Bahner, Éder Borelli, Andrew Fox, Mechack Jerome, Macca King, Niall Logue, Yuma
Midfielders (6): José Aguinaga, Louis Herrera, Dylan Mares, Bryam Rebellón, Nick Ross, Richie Ryan
Forwards (3): Aidan Apodaca, Leandro Carrijó, Luis Solignac
Locomotive is on track for its third run through the USL Championship in 2021, and fans can lock in their season ticket membership by going online or by calling/texting 915-235-GOAL to enjoy world-class Championship soccer at Southwest University Park.