The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC announced today the full preseason schedule ahead of the 2019 season.
The Switchbacks will be playing an array of different teams across Colorado and Utah throughout February into the beginning of March. The club will also be participating in the Wasatch Winter Cup February 18th and 21st at Zions Bank Real Academy in Herriman, Utah for the first-ever all-USL Championship preseason tournament. On March 2nd, the Switchbacks will be taking on the University of Denver at Weidner Field in the final preseason game before the 2019 USL Championship season officially begins. You can get tickets HERE.
"Having a good preseason is very important for teams to have a strong start to their league season," said Switchbacks Head Coach, Steve Trittschuh.
The Switchbacks will begin its fifth season in the USL Championship on Saturday, March 9th at the Los Angeles Galaxy II before returning home to face the Sacramento Republic on March 16th at Weidner Field. The home opener will be a St. Patrick's Day celebration with $1 beers for the first 30 minutes after gates open and fireworks after the game! All matches will be carried live on ESPN+ with ticketing information to be announced at a later date.
The Switchbacks will face each team in the Western Conference in a home-and-home series, with all 17 home matches being held at Weidner Field. No matches will be played against Eastern Conference opposition, with the home-and-home matches against Western Conference opposition solidifying the 34-match slate.
|February 6||3:30 PM||Colorado Rapids 18 DA||Dick's Sporting Goods Park - Turf||PPD|
|February 9||1:00 PM||Pride ECNL U19's||Pride Complex||W 5-1|
|February 13||5:00 PM||Harpo's FC||Dick's Sporting Goods Park - Turf||W 7-1|
|February 18||10:00 AM||Reno 1868 FC||Zions Bank Real Academy||W 4-1|
|February 21||11:30 AM||Real Monarchs SLC||Zions Bank Real Academy||D 2-2|
|February 24||12:00 PM||Real DA||Real Complex||PPD|
|February 26||2:00 PM||Air Force Academy||Pride Complex||W 2-0|
|March 2||12:00 PM||Denver University||Weidner Field||D 2-2|