Saturday’s 3-1 loss to the Las Vegas Lights was a disaster for Oakland Roots, watching its record drop to 11-7-10, currently sixth-place in the USL Championship’s Western Conference. It handed Light’s its third win of the season, while Roots are now uncomfortably close to the eighth-place spot. Here are our talking points coming out of … More Disaster for Oakland Roots at Las Vegas; the skid continues, Morad’s injury, possible changes?
The last time Las Vegas and Oakland Roots faced off in Hayward, Roots were frankly lucky to escape with the three points in a 1-nil win. At some point, luck swings the other way. Tonight was that point in a disappointing 3-1 loss to the last-place Lights, giving Oakland its third loss in a row. … More Lights too bright for Roots in 3-1 loss, skid continues to three matches
It wasn’t pretty, elegant, or overpowering, but a win is a win–and for Oakland Roots, its 1-nil victory over Las Vegas Lights on Wednesday marked their third consecutive match to take all three points. The club has now increased its highest ranking in franchise history to third place in the Western Conference. With Oakland set … More Oakland Roots in third with win over Las Vegas; RootsBlog MOTM, Paul Blanchette, Tamacas & Cedeño connection, and more