Monday Takeaways: A Full Preseason Makes all the Difference

Mar 20, 2017

The Miami FC is finally ready to start its second season after a six-week preseason. Year two promises to bring more direction and fluidity on the pitch, as a core group of players have returned with better knowledge of Head Coach Alessandro Nesta’s system.

Quick Takeaways from the preseason

  • The Miami FC entered offseason camp with a full roster of 26 players. A core of 19 players are back with six newcomers joining the squad as the Miami FC looks to capture its first championship.
  • The Orange and Blue went 5-2 in the preseason, winning the final five matches by outscoring opponents 14-4. The final match saw the club defeat the Tampa Bay Rowdies 3-0.
  • The Club opens the 2017 season on the road with a matchup against, the newly named, North Carolina FC. The Miami FC is yet to lose to North Carolina, with an all-time record of 1-2-0.
  • The Miami FC earned it’s first-ever shutout early in the 2016 season against North Carolina. The Orange and Blue visited Cary, NC for the first time and earned a point on the road with a 0-0 draw. Goalkeeper Daniel Vega came up big for the squad with five incredible saves on the night.

The club closes out a two-match road trip next week against the New York Cosmos. The Miami FC finally returns home for the first time on Saturday, April 8 against the New York Cosmos.

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