Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots dispatch San Diego Loyal, move on to Conference Semifinals

How we feeling RootsFam?!? Oakland Roots fly out of SoCal with their heads held high after a mighty 3-nil upset of the No. 2 seeded San Diego Loyal. It marks the second consecutive year for Roots to defeat a higher seeded team in the playoff’s opening round, and furthermore, have yet to conceded a goal … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots dispatch San Diego Loyal, move on to Conference Semifinals

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots fall 3-1 to Pittsburgh but clinch playoff spot

Well, there you have it. Despite Oakland Roots losing 3-1 to Pittsburgh Riverhounds in the season-finale, the dominoes fell correctly with Las Vegas tying Los Angeles, enabling Roots to claim the final playoff qualification spot. Oakland is now set for a Sunday, October 23 clash at the San Diego Loyal. It’s been a wild push … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots fall 3-1 to Pittsburgh but clinch playoff spot

Live Blog: Oakland Roots at Pittsburgh Riverhounds (October 15, 2022)

Hello and welcome to the blog’s live coverage of Roots’ regular season finale at Pittsburgh Riverhounds, coming to you from the Athletic Club, where well over 100 Oakland supporters are cheering on their club. Three points mean everything for Roots today with a high of fifth still up for grabs, while a loss or tie … More Live Blog: Oakland Roots at Pittsburgh Riverhounds (October 15, 2022)

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots put three across Hartford, continue playoff push

Oakland Roots took one step closer toward solidifying a playoff spot on Saturday with a big 3-1 win over Hartford Athletic in Connecticut with help from goals by Juan Carlos Azocar, Ottar Magnus Karlsson, and a Worldie by Johnny Rodriguez. The victory puts Oakland up to 46 points with one match to play at Pittsburgh … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots put three across Hartford, continue playoff push

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots put itself in playoff position with win over Birmingham

What an electric night at Laney Stadium. Oakland Roots won 2-1 over Birmingham Legion, responding from a 1-nil deficit after 21 minutes but powering back with goals in the 24th and 84th minutes by Ottar Magnus Karlsson and Juan Carlos Azocar. The victory put Oakland above the playoff line, catapulting them to sixth-place, tied for … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots put itself in playoff position with win over Birmingham

Live Blog: Oakland Roots host Birmingham Legion (October 1, 2022)

Hello and welcome back to the blog’s live coverage of Oakland Roots hosting Birmingham Legion for the Laney Stadium finale. Roots enter tonight’s match arguably needing a victory, finding itself in ninth place but just three points behind El Paso Locomotive in sixth. Some things went in Roots’ favor this week with New Mexico and … More Live Blog: Oakland Roots host Birmingham Legion (October 1, 2022)

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots gain point at Colorado Springs

Oakland Roots came away with a point at Colorado Springs, a welcomed sight against the third place team in the Western Conference. The 1-1 tie brings Roots to 40 points in eighth place, tied with Monterey Bay for points but ahead on head to head goal differential. With just three matches left in the season, … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots gain point at Colorado Springs

Live Blog: Oakland Roots at Colorado Springs (September 24, 2022)

Hello and welcome to the blog’s live coverage of Oakland Roots at Colorado Springs Switchbacks. Roots enter having won its last two matches and a victory would put the squad on its first three-match winning streak of the season and give them their first positive winning percentage of the season, having been at the .500 … More Live Blog: Oakland Roots at Colorado Springs (September 24, 2022)

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots triumphant over Phoenix Rising with Lindo Mfeka brace

Wasn’t that a sweet win, RootsFam? Oakland Roots kept their playoff hopes alive on Saturday night on the road, defeating Phoenix Rising 2-nil thanks to a pair of goals by Lindo Mfeka in the fifth and 27th minutes. Aside from continuing in the playoff hunt, the victory came against former coach Juan Guerra’s side and … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots triumphant over Phoenix Rising with Lindo Mfeka brace

Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots fall 2-nil to San Antonio FC

Oakland Roots fell 2-nil to San Antonio FC in its first home game since July 27, conceding early and late goals in the fifth and 85th minutes respectively, both to Sam Adeniran. San Antonio certainly proved its first-place quality with its solid defense. The long absence from Laney College means Oakland hasn’t scored at home … More Game Notes & Player Ratings: Oakland Roots fall 2-nil to San Antonio FC