BOCA RATON FOOTBALL CLUB vs PALM BEACH FLAMES
Atlantic Community High School
04/12/2019 | UPSL Week 5 | UPSL Game No. 4
7:00 p.m. (Gates open at 6:00 p.m.)

2019 Records (W-D-L):
BRFC: 2-0-1, (6 pts); 5 GF, 3 GA, +2 GD; 0-0-0 at home; 4th place
FLAMES: 0-0-1, (0 pts); 2 GF, 7 GA, -5 GD; 0-0-1 on the road; 9th place

BOCA RATON, FL – After three away games to start the 2019 United Premier Soccer League season, Boca Raton Football Club has returned home to The Shipyard to take on Palm Beach Flames in the 2019 Home Opener on Friday, April 12.

After a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to open the season to Port Saint Lucie United, Boca Raton FC has had a pair of positive results to find itself in 4th place in the standing with one less game. Boca Raton FC defeated Palm Beach Breakers 1-0 in Palm Beach Gardens, then defeated Palm Beach Spartans 4-2 in comeback fashion after being down 2-1 at the half.

The Flames have played one game this season falling to Port Saint Lucie United 7-2.

Tickets for the matchup are still available by heading over to www.bocaratonfc.com/tickets.

Head-to-Head Results:

This will be the first matchup between Boca Raton FC and Palm Beach Flames.

Players to Watch: Maher Soua

In the last two games, the Tunisian national has found the back of the net both time for the Boys in Blue and will look to continue the scoring run this Friday as the Flames head down to the Shipyard.

Quotable

At practice on Thursday Coach Jim Rooney was asked about what the team has focused on in practice this week and looking forward to the upcoming home opener:

On being back at home:

“We have been looking forward to being back in front of our home fans for a while now [after being on the road for the last three games]. Our training these last few weeks have been very consistent, players continue to fight for spots and the intensity [in training] has been great.”

On Palm Beach Flames:

“Regardless of how they [Palm Beach Flames] come out, we are just going to play the way we want to play. Especially being at home, we are going to play the best we can. I’ve said repeatedly that this year is all about results and we have a high-demand on winning, our players must perform.”

On the team’s progression:

“[The players] understand every training session is a battle and they have to fight for position. When a team has that [competition], it overall makes the entire team better.”

Injuries/Suspensions

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