2017 USL season

Last updated

United Soccer League
Season2017
Champions Louisville City FC
Regular Season Title Real Monarchs SLC
Matches played480
Goals scored1,313 (2.74 per match)
Top goalscorer Dane Kelly (18)
Biggest home win RNO 9–0 LAG
(July 3)
(USL Record)
Biggest away win POR 0–4 SAN
(April 28)
PHX 0–4 RNO
(May 6)
BST 0–4 CLT
(July 29)
OCO 0–4 COS
(August 8)
VAN 0–4 PHX
(September 24)
CHS 0–4 NYR
(October 21 – postseason)
Highest scoring ORL 5–6 NYR
(October 7)
(Ties USL Record)
Longest winning run9 games
Real Monarchs SLC
(April 22 – June 19)
(USL Record)
Longest unbeaten run14 games
San Antonio FC
(March 26 – June 17)
Longest losing run6 games
Portland Timbers 2
(May 24 – June 24)
Highest attendance30,417
CIN 4–2 NYR
(September 16)
(USL record)
Lowest attendance143
TOR 0–1 ROC
(September 2)
Total attendance2,065,006
Average attendance4,302
2016
2018
All statistics correct as of October 15, 2017.

The 2017 USL season was the seventh season of the United Soccer League. The league was granted provisional Division II status by the USSF. [1] It is organized by the United Soccer League.

Contents

New York Red Bulls II are the defending champions of both the USL Cup and Regular Season.

Changes from 2016

Expansion
Joined from NASL
Rebrand
Folded

Rule changes

Teams are now permitted only three substitutions a match. Previously, teams were allowed five substitutions a match.

Teams

TeamLocationStadiumCapacityManagerMLS Affiliate/Partnership
Bethlehem Steel FC Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Goodman Stadium 16,000 Flag of the United States.svg Brendan Burke Philadelphia Union
Charleston Battery Charleston, South Carolina MUSC Health Stadium 5,100 Flag of the United States.svg Michael Anhaeuser Atlanta United FC
Charlotte Independence Matthews, North Carolina Sportsplex at Matthews 2,300 Flag of the United States.svg Mike Jeffries Colorado Rapids
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC Colorado Springs, Colorado Switchbacks Training Stadium 5,000 Flag of the United States.svg Steve Trittschuh
FC Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio Nippert Stadium 35,061 Flag of South Africa.svg Alan Koch
Harrisburg City Islanders Harrisburg, Pennsylvania FNB Field 6,187 Flag of the United States.svg Bill Becher
LA Galaxy II Carson, California StubHub Center Track and Field Stadium 2,000 Flag of the United States.svg Mike Muñoz LA Galaxy
Louisville City FC Louisville, Kentucky Louisville Slugger Field 13,131 Flag of Ireland.svg James O'Connor
New York Red Bulls II Montclair, New Jersey MSU Soccer Park at Pittser Field 3,000 Flag of the United States.svg John Wolyniec New York Red Bulls
OKC Energy FC Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Taft Stadium 7,500 Flag of Denmark.svg Jimmy Nielsen FC Dallas
Orange County SC Irvine, California Championship Soccer Stadium 5,000 Flag of the United States.svg Logan Pause Los Angeles FC
Orlando City B Orlando, Florida Orlando City Stadium 3,500 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Anthony Pulis Orlando City SC
Ottawa Fury FC Ottawa, Ontario TD Place Stadium 24,000 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Julian de Guzman (Interim) Montreal Impact
Phoenix Rising FC Scottsdale, Arizona Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex 6,200 Flag of France.svg Patrice Carteron
Pittsburgh Riverhounds Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Highmark Stadium 3,500 Flag of the United States.svg Dave Brandt Columbus Crew SC
Portland Timbers 2 Portland, Oregon Providence Park 21,144 Flag of the United States.svg Andrew Gregor Portland Timbers
Real Monarchs SLC Sandy, Utah Rio Tinto Stadium 20,213 Flag of England.svg Mark Briggs Real Salt Lake
Reno 1868 FC Reno, Nevada Greater Nevada Field 9,013 Flag of the United States.svg Ian Russell San Jose Earthquakes
Richmond Kickers Richmond, Virginia City Stadium 22,000 Flag of England.svg Leigh Cowlishaw D.C. United
Rio Grande Valley FC Toros Edinburg, Texas H-E-B Park 9,400 Flag of the United States.svg Junior Gonzalez Houston Dynamo
Rochester Rhinos Rochester, New York Capelli Sport Stadium 13,768 Flag of the United States.svg Bob Lilley New England Revolution
Sacramento Republic FC Sacramento, California Papa Murphy's Park 11,569 Flag of England.svg Paul Buckle
Saint Louis FC Fenton, Missouri Toyota Stadium 5,500 Flag of Serbia.svg Predrag Radosavljevic
San Antonio FC San Antonio, Texas Toyota Field 8,296 Flag of England.svg Darren Powell New York City FC
Seattle Sounders FC 2 Tukwila, Washington Starfire Sports Complex 4,500 Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.svg Ezra Hendrickson Seattle Sounders FC
Swope Park Rangers Kansas City, Missouri Swope Soccer Village 3,557 Flag of Serbia.svg Nikola Popovic Sporting Kansas City
Tampa Bay Rowdies St. Petersburg, Florida Al Lang Stadium 7,227 Flag of Scotland.svg Stuart Campbell
Toronto FC II Vaughan, Ontario Ontario Soccer Centre 2,000 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jason Bent Toronto FC
Tulsa Roughnecks FC Tulsa, Oklahoma ONEOK Field 7,833 Flag of the United States.svg David Vaudreuil Chicago Fire
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 Vancouver, British Columbia Thunderbird Stadium 3,500 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Rich Fagan Vancouver Whitecaps FC

† Capacity for venue is 25,500; Team moved from Melbourne, Florida to Orlando in April 2017 to allow direct player transfers with MLS parent club Orlando City SC.

  Affiliate
  Partnership

Other venues

Competition Format

The season started on March 25 and ended October 15. The top eight finishers in each conference qualified for the playoffs. [8]

Managerial changes

TeamOutgoing managerManner of departureDate of vacancyIncoming managerDate of appointment
Real Monarchs Flag of the United States.svg Mike Petke [9] PromotedMarch 29, 2017 Flag of England.svg Mark Briggs March 30, 2017 [10]
Phoenix Rising FC Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Frank Yallop ResignedApril 24, 2017 Flag of the United States.svg Rick Schantz (Interim)April 24, 2017 [11]
Phoenix Rising FC Flag of the United States.svg Rick Schantz (Interim)End of interim periodMay 22, 2017 Flag of France.svg Patrice Carteron May 22, 2017 [12]
Ottawa Fury Flag of Scotland.svg Paul Dalglish ResignedAugust 15, 2017 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Julian de Guzman (Interim)August 15, 2017 [13]

League table

Eastern Conference
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Louisville City FC (C)3218865831+2762 Conference Playoffs
2 Charleston Battery 3215985333+2054
3 Tampa Bay Rowdies 32141175035+1553
4 Rochester Rhinos 32141173628+853
5 Charlotte Independence 32139105240+1248
6 FC Cincinnati 321210104648246
7 New York Red Bulls II 32135145760344
8 Bethlehem Steel FC 32128124645+144
9 Orlando City B 321012103736+142
10 Ottawa Fury 32814104241+138
11 Harrisburg City Islanders 321071528471937
12 Saint Louis FC 32991435481336
13 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 32812123342936
14 Richmond Kickers 32881624361232
15 Toronto FC II 32671927542725
Source: 2017 USL standings
Rules for classification: 1) total wins; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) points earned against top four Conference finishers; 5) disciplinary points; 6) coin toss or drawing of lots
(C) Champion
Western Conference
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Real Monarchs (X)3220755931+2867 Conference Playoffs
2 San Antonio FC 32171144524+2162
3 Reno 1868 FC 3217877539+3659
4 Swope Park Rangers 3217785537+1858
5 Phoenix Rising FC 3217785037+1358
6 OKC Energy FC 32147114641+549
7 Tulsa Roughnecks 32144144649346
8 Sacramento Republic 32137124543+246
9 Colorado Springs Switchbacks 32128125551+444
10 Orange County SC 321110114347443
11 Rio Grande Valley Toros 32981537501335
12 Seattle Sounders 2 32941942611931
13 LA Galaxy II 32851932643229
14 Vancouver Whitecaps 2 32591832522024
15 Portland Timbers 2 32362327633615
Source: 2017 USL standings
Rules for classification: 1) total wins; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) points earned against top four Conference finishers; 5) disciplinary points; 6) coin toss or drawing of lots
(X) Regular Season League Champion

Results table


Home Away Win Loss Draw
ClubMatch
1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132
Bethlehem Steel FC
(BST)
ROCCINHARORLCINCHSTORCINCHSHAROTTSTLNYRHARRICNYRPGHRICCLTOTTTORCLTLOUPGHORLLOUPGHTBRTBRTORROCSTL
2–32–02–30–21–00–11–01–20–13–11–12–12–01–01–12–01–12–30–42–13–10–11–32–31–12–23–22–21–14–20–11–1
Charleston Battery
(CHS)
CINCLTPGHROCTBROTTBSTSTLHARBSTNYRLOURICCINTORTBRLOUSTLTBRPGHORLTORNYRROCRICLOURICCLTORLOTTHARCLT
2–12–01–25–03–22–21–01–02–21–01–24–41–02–26–12–01–10–10–22–20–00–11–11–01–30–11–03–01–21–14–01–0
Charlotte Independence
(CLT)
CHSORLPGHSTLROCNYRORLTBRLOUCINHARRICROCPGHSTLNYRHARRICBSTLOUTOROTTBSTORLTORRICOTTCHSTBRCINLOUCHS
0–21–11–12–10–45–13–12–20–11–12–02–02–13–15–13–21–10–04–03–12–21–31–01–12–33–01–10–30–10–11–20–1
Colorado Springs Switchbacks
(COS)
TULOKCSANRGVSLCRNOSEATULPORVANSLCRNOOKCLAGSPRSANRGVVANPHXOKCSEAPOROCOSLCLAGSACPHXSEASPROCOSACTUL
1-41–11–11–32–12–22–33–00–01–31–43–31–02–11–21–00–12–21–23–42–14–14–00–21–22–21–21–11–32–11–04–2
FC Cincinnati
(CIN)
CHSPGHBSTSTLTBRLOUBSTRICORLBSTTORROCCLTCHSSTLORLTBRRICLOUHARROCORLLOUNYROTTPGHHARNYRSTLCLTOTTTOR
1–21–00–24–01–11–10–11–10–22–11–00–11–12–22–01–10–22–03–23–02–32–20–50–43–11–11–14–22–21–00–44–3
Harrisburg City Islanders
(HAR)
RICNYRBSTORLPGHNYRRICCHSPGHBSTOTTCLTBSTLOUTORROCNYRRICCLTCINORLTBRROCPGHLOUTBRSTLCINTOROTTSTLCHS
0–11–03–21–10–11–30–02–20–01–30–10–20–11–04–30–12–01–01–10–30–00–30–10–30–52–32–11–12–11–02–00–4
Los Angeles Galaxy II
(LAG)
VANSANPHXSEAOCOOCOSLCNYRRGVPHXSEACOSRGVSACSPRRNOPORTULOKCOCOPHXCOSVANRGVRNOSANSACTULSPROKCPORSLC
2–00–31–21–21–10–40–32–11–11–20–31–21–02–30–10–94–32–21–11–00–22–11–21–01–21–11–20–10–30–33–21–2
Louisville City FC
(LOU)
STLORLRICTBRCINTORTBRPGHCHSCLTNYRPGHHAROTTCHSCINSTLNYRCLTCINBSTHARORLCHSPGHBSTROCOTTTORROCCLTRIC
0–03–11–02–11–10–00–21–04–41–03–03–00–12–11–12–34–12–11–35–03–15–00–31–03–02–22–11–10–10–02–13–1
New York Red Bulls II
(NYR)
PGHRICHARSTLORLROCHARCLTLAGOTTCHSRICLOUBSTOTTSTLBSTHARCLTTORLOUROCCHSCINOTTTBRTORCINPGHTBRORLROC
3–31–00–12–33–12–23–11–51–23–42–11–00–30–22–21–00–20–22–31–01–22–11–14–02–24–22–12–42–02–36–51–2
Oklahoma City Energy FC
(OKC)
SPRCOSRGVSACRGVPHXOCOPORCOSPHXSANPORSEAVANSLCTULSANCOSLAGRNOSLCTULSANOCOSPRVANTULRNOSACLAGSPRSEA
1–31–10–11–00–31–21–02–10–13–20–03–12–32–21–31–21–14–31–11–02–01–20–02–10–20–02–00–33–13–04–13–1
Orange County SC
(OCO)
RNOSACPORLAGLAGTULOKCSLCSEAPORPHXSEARGVRGVVANLAGSANCOSSPRTULPHXOKCRNOPHXSPRSANVANSLCCOSSACRNOVAN
2–00–42–11–14–00–40–10–14–33–31–12–11–14–01–00–11–10–41–10–01–11–21–30–02–10–12–10–01–23–11–44–3
Orlando City B
(ORL)
TBRLOUTORCLTNYRHARBSTSTLCINCLTPGHROCTOROTTROCCINPGHTBRCHSHARCINRICOTTCLTLOUBSTRICSTLCHSRICNYRTBR
0–11–33–11–11–31–12–00–02–01–32–11–10–10–11–01–10–01–10–00–02–21–03–01–13–01–10–20–22–11–05–60–2
Ottawa Fury FC
(OTT)
STLTBRRICTORCHSTBRPGHNYRRICBSTHARROCORLNYRLOUTORROCTORBSTCLTORLTBRCINNYRSTLROCCLTLOUHARCHSCINPGH
2–30–11–01–12–20–00–14–35–31–11–00–11–02–21–20–11–12–01–23–10–31–11–32–22–21–11–11–10–11–14–01–1
Phoenix Rising FC
(PHX)
TORSLCLAGSPRRNOOKCSANLAGOKCVANSPRSLCRNOOCOCOSTULSANLAGRGVOCOSACSEAOCOCOSSLCSEAVANPORSACTULRGVPOR
0–10–22–14–30–42–10–12–12–32–12–21–10–01–12–10–30–12–01–11–13–12–00–02–12–01–04–02–00–24–32–04–1
Pittsburgh Riverhounds
(PGH)
NYRCINCHSSTLCLTRICHARTOROTTLOUHARORLTORLOUTBRCLTORLBSTROCCHSTBRRICHARSTLBSTCINLOUROCBSTNYRROCOTT
3–30–12–11–21–11–21–01–01–00–10–01–21–10–32–01–30–01–10–02–20–21–13–02–13–21–10–31–12–30–20–21–1
Portland Timbers 2
(POR)
SLCSPRSEAOCOVANSACSANSEACOSOKCTULVANSLCOKCRNOOCOLAGSPRRNORGVCOSSACSEARGVTULSLCRNOPHXVANLAGSANPHX
1–20–11–21–20–12–00–40–20–01–21–30–10–21–30–23–33–40–11–12–11–40–11–21–11–10–01–60–21–02–31–21–4
Real Monarchs SLC
(SLC)
PORPHXRNOCOSSEASPRLAGSACCOSVANOCOPORRNOPHXTULOKCSEASANRGVTULOKCCOSSPRRGVSANPORPHXOCOSACRNOVANLAG
2–12–05–31–23–12–13–02–04–12–11–02–02–11–10–23–14–12–22–10–00–22–02–22–11–20–00–20–02–03–01–12–1
Reno 1868 FC
(RNO)
OCOVANSLCSANCOSPHXSEATULCOSRGVSACSLCPORPHXLAGVANPORSPROKCTULSANSACSPROCOLAGSEARGVOKCPORSLCOCOSAC
0–21–13–50–42–24–06–04–03–33–22–01–22–00–09–01–11–14–10–13–22–02–11–03–12–11–10–13–06–10–34–12–2
Richmond Kickers
(RIC)
HARNYRLOUOTTPGHTBRCINHARROCTOROTTNYRCHSTBRCLTBSTCINHARBSTCLTSTLPGHORLTORCHSCLTORLCHSROCORLSTLLOU
1–00–10–10–12–10–11–10–01–10–03–50–10–11–10–21–10–20–13–20–00–11–10–12–13–10–32–00–11–00–11–01–3
Rio Grande Valley Toros
(RGV)
SANTULOKCCOSTULOKCSPRLAGSACRNOSEALAGSACCOSSPROCOOCOSLCPORVANSEAPHXVANSLCPORLAGSANRNOSACSPRPHXSAN
0–10–11–03–10–13–01–01–10–02–33–10–12–61–00–41–10–41–21–23–34–31–11–11–21–10–11–21–01–02–20–21–3
Rochester Rhinos
(ROC)
BSTTORCHSNYRCLTRICTBRCINORLTBROTTORLCLTSTLHAROTTPGHTORCINNYRHARCHSSTLTOROTTPGHLOURICLOUPGHBSTNYR
3–20–00–52–24–01–11–01–01–11–11–00–11–20–01–01–10–02–03–21–21–00–12–11–01–11–11–20–10–02–01–02–1
Sacramento Republic FC
(SAC)
SEAOCOTULOKCSPRPORVANSANSLCTULSEARGVRNOVANRGVLAGSANSEAVANPORRNOSPRPHXCOSRGVLAGOKCSLCPHXOCOCOSRNO
2–14–02–10–10–10–20–00–10–23–22–20–00–22–16–23–21–12–01–01–01–22–21–32–22–12–11–30–22–01–30–12–2
Saint Louis FC
(STL)
LOUOTTNYRPGHCINCLTORLCHSTBRTORBSTCINNYRROCCLTCHSLOURICSPRTULTBRPGHTULROCTOROTTHARORLCINHARRICBST
0–03–23–22–10–41–20–00–11–12–01–20–20–10–01–51–01–41–00–01–24–31–22–11–21–12–21–22–02–20–20–11–1
San Antonio FC
(SAN)
RGVLAGCOSRNOVANSEAPORSACSEAPHXSPRSPROKCTULCOSSACOKCSLCPHXOCORNOOKCVANSLCLAGOCOSPRRGVTULTBRPORRGV
1–03–01–14–02–13–24–01–00–01–01–00–00–03–10–11–11–12–21–01–10–20–01–02–11–11–02–50–12–01–12–13–1
Seattle Sounders 2
(SEA)
SACPORVANLAGSLCSANCOSPORSANRNOSACLAGRGVOKCOCOVANSLCOCOSPRSACCOSRGVVANPORTULPHXRNOCOSPHXTULSPROKC
1–22–10–32–11–32–33–22–00–00–62–23–01–33–23–42–01–41–20–20–21–23–43–02–10–10–21–11–10–10–11–21–3
Swope Park Rangers KC
(SPR)
OKCPORSACPHXSLCVANRGVSANSANTULPHXCOSTULLAGRGVVANPORSEASPRSTLOCOSLCSACRNOOKCOCOSANCOSLAGRGVOKCSEA
3–11–01–03–41–23–10–10–10–03–12–22–12–11–04–01–01–02–01–40–01–12–22–20–12–01–25–23–13–02–21–42–1
Tampa Bay Rowdies
(TBR)
ORLTOROTTLOUCINCHSRICOTTLOUTORROCSTLCLTROCRICPITCHSCINORLCHSPGHHARSTLOTTNYRHARCLTBSTBSTNYRSANORL
1–04–01–01–21–12–31–00–02–03–10–11–12–21–11–10–20–22–01–12–02–03–03–41–12–43–21–02–21–13–21–12–0
Toronto FC II
(TOR)
PHXTBRORLROCOTTLOUPGHBSTTBRRICCINSTLPGHORLCHSHAROTTNYRROCOTTCHSCLTBSTRICCLTSTLROCNYRHARLOUBSTCIN
1–00–41–30–01–10–00–10–11–30–00–10–21–11–01–63–41–00–10–20–21–02–21–31–23–21–10–11–21–21–02–43–4
Tulsa Roughnecks FC
(TUL)
COSRGVSACRGVCOSVANOCOSACRNOPORSPRSANSPRSLCOKCLAGPHXSLCRNOSTLOKCOCOSTLSEAPORVANOKCLAGSANPHXSEACOS
4-11–01–21–00–33–14–02–30–43–11–31–31–22–02–12–23–00–02–32–12–10–01–21–01–13–10–21–00–23–41–02–4
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2
(VAN)
LAGRNOSEAPORSANSACSPRTULCOSSLCPORPHXSACOKCSEACOSSPRRNOOCORGVSACSEARGVSANLAGTULOKCOCOPHXPORSLCOCO
0–21–13–01–01–20–01–31–33–11–21–01–21–22–20–22–20–11–10–13–30–10–31–10–12–11–30–01–20–40–11–13–4

[14] [15]

Playoffs

 
Conference Quarter-FinalsConference Semi-FinalsConference FinalsUSL Championship
 
              
 
October 20 – Louisville Slugger Field
 
 
#1 Louisville City FC 4
 
October 28 – Louisville Slugger Field
 
#8 Bethlehem Steel FC 0
 
#1 Louisville City FC 1
 
October 21 – Capelli Sport Stadium
 
#4 Rochester Rhinos 0
 
#4 Rochester Rhinos (a.e.t.)2
 
November 4 – Louisville Slugger Field
 
#5 Charlotte Independence 1
 
#1 Louisville City FC (pen.)1 (4)
 
October 21 – Al Lang Stadium
 
#7 New York Red Bulls II 1 (3)
 
#3 Tampa Bay Rowdies 3
 
October 28 – Al Lang Stadium
 
#6 FC Cincinnati 0
 
#3 Tampa Bay Rowdies 1
 
October 21 – MUSC Health Stadium
 
#7 New York Red Bulls II (a.e.t.)2
 
#2 Charleston Battery 0
 
November 13 – Louisville Slugger Field (ESPNU)
 
#7 New York Red Bulls II 4
 
#1 Louisville City FC 1
 
October 20 – Rio Tinto Stadium
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers 0
 
#1 Real Monarchs 1 (1)
 
October 28 – Children's Mercy Park
 
#8 Sacramento Republic FC (pen.) 1 (3)
 
#8 Sacramento Republic FC 0
 
October 21 – Swope Soccer Village
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers 1
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers (pen.)1 (4)
 
November 4 – Children's Mercy Park
 
#5 Phoenix Rising FC 1 (2)
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers (pen.)0 (7)
 
October 21 – Greater Nevada Field
 
#6 OKC Energy FC 0 (6)
 
#3 Reno 1868 FC 0
 
October 28 – Toyota Field
 
#6 OKC Energy FC 1
 
#6 OKC Energy FC (pen.)1 (4)
 
October 21 – Toyota Field
 
#2 San Antonio FC 1 (1)
 
#2 San Antonio FC 2
 
 
#7 Tulsa Roughnecks 1
 

[16]

Eastern Conference

October 20, 2017 (2017-10-20)QF Louisville City FC 4–0 Bethlehem Steel FC Louisville, Kentucky
7:30 pm EDT Morad Soccerball shade.svg14', 31'
Spencer Soccerball shade.svg70'
Ownby Soccerball shade.svg79'
Report Real Yellow card.svg 57'
Burke Yellow card.svg 63'
Conneh Yellow card.svg 75'
Jones Yellow card.svg 87'
Stadium: Louisville Slugger Field
Attendance: 6,378
Referee: Marcos de Oliveira
October 21, 2017 (2017-10-21)QF Rochester Rhinos 2–1 (a.e.t.) Charlotte Independence Rochester, New York
6:05 pm EDT Report Stadium: Capelli Sport Stadium
Attendance: 1,647
Referee: Bardhyl Pashaj
October 21, 2017 (2017-10-21)QF Charleston Battery 0–4 New York Red Bulls II Charleston, South Carolina
7:00 pm EDT Report Stadium: MUSC Health Stadium
Attendance: 3,410
Referee: Kevin Broadley
October 21, 2017 (2017-10-21)QF Tampa Bay Rowdies 3–0 FC Cincinnati St. Petersburg, Florida
7:30 pm EDT Report Stadium: Al Lang Stadium
Attendance: 6,104
Referee: Malik Badawi
October 28, 2017 (2017-10-28)SF Louisville City FC 1–0 Rochester Rhinos Louisville, Kentucky
7:30 pm EDT Jimenez Yellow card.svg 52'
Ownby Soccerball shade.svg77'
Ranjitsingh Yellow card.svg 90+1'
Report Felix Yellow card.svg 55'Stadium: Louisville Slugger Field
Attendance: 7,117
Referee: Victor Rivas
October 28, 2017 (2017-10-28)SF Tampa Bay Rowdies 1–2 (a.e.t.) New York Red Bulls II St. Petersburg, Florida
7:30 pm EDT Hristov Soccerball shade.svg26'
Portillos Yellow card.svg 35'
Guenzatti Yellow card.svg 39'
Cole Yellow card.svg 42'
Pickens Yellow card.svg 57'
Vingaard Yellow card.svg 62'
Restrepo Yellow card.svg 66'
Paterson Yellow card.svg 116'
Report Bonomo Soccerball shade.svg58' (pen.), 93'
Flemmings Yellow card.svg 86'
Ndam Yellow card.svg 96'
Stadium: Al Lang Stadium
Attendance: 5,119
Referee: Joseph Dickerson

Western Conference

October 20, 2017 (2017-10-20)QF Real Monarchs SLC 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(1–3 p)
Sacramento Republic FC Sandy, Utah
7:00 pm MDT Besler Yellow card.svg 38'
Lachowecki Yellow card.svg 82'
Hoffman Soccerball shade.svg86' (pen.)
Report Kiffe Yellow card.svg 20'
Espino Soccerball shade.svg49'
Stadium: Rio Tinto Stadium
Attendance: 2,234
Referee: Ramy Touchan
Penalties
Cruz Soccerball shade cross.svg
Velásquez Soccerball shade cross.svg
Haber Soccerball shad check.svg
Hoffman Soccerball shade cross.svg
Soccerball shad check.svg Partain
Soccerball shad check.svg Kiffe
Soccerball shad check.svg Hall
October 21, 2017 (2017-10-21)QF Reno 1868 FC 0–1 OKC Energy FC Reno, Nevada
5:45 pm PDT Wehan Yellow card.svg 32' Report Wojcik Soccerball shade.svg41'Yellow card.svg 90+1'Stadium: Greater Nevada Field
Attendance: 4,342
Referee: Victor Rivas
October 21, 2017 (2017-10-21)QF San Antonio FC 2–1 Tulsa Roughnecks San Antonio, Texas
7:30 pm CDT McCarthy Yellow card.svg 55'
Elizondo Soccerball shade.svg61'
Guzmán Soccerball shade.svg90+4' (pen.)
Report Gee Soccerball shade.svg23'
Ayala Yellow card.svg 53'
Levin Yellow card.svg 90+2'
Rivas Yellow card.svg 90+2'
Stadium: Toyota Field
Attendance: 7,019
Referee: Timothy Ford
October 21, 2017 (2017-10-21)QF Swope Park Rangers 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(4–2 p)
Phoenix Rising FC Kansas City, Missouri
7:30 pm CDT Didic Soccerball shade.svg109' Report Drogba Soccerball shade.svg99'Stadium: Children's Mercy Victory Field
Attendance: 912
Referee: Guido Gonzales Jr.
Penalties
Selbol Soccerball shad check.svg
Duke Soccerball shad check.svg
Belmar Soccerball shad check.svg
Moloto Soccerball shad check.svg
Soccerball shade cross.svg Lambert
Soccerball shad check.svg Dia
Soccerball shad check.svg Awako
Soccerball shade cross.svg Mala
Note: Match was postponed due to lightning and heavy rain after the first half, [17] Second half was played the following day.
October 28, 2017 (2017-10-28)SF Swope Park Rangers 1–0 Sacramento Republic FC Kansas City, Kansas
4:00 pm CDT Maher Yellow card.svg 39'
Belmar Soccerball shade.svg46'
Report Kiffe Yellow card.svg 41'
Ochoa Yellow card.svg 67'
Stadium: Children's Mercy Park
Attendance: 1,248
Referee: Ramy Touchan
Note: Match was moved to Papa Murphy's Park due to challenges at Children's Mercy Victory Field. [18] Then it was switched again to Children's Mercy Park. [19]
October 28, 2017 (2017-10-28)SF San Antonio FC 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(1–4 p)
OKC Energy FC San Antonio, Texas
8:30 pm CDT Elizondo Soccerball shade.svg7'Yellow card.svg 97'
Gordon Yellow card.svg 51'
Castillo Yellow card.svg 112'
Report R. Dixon Yellow card.svg 72'
Wojcik Soccerball shade.svg85'
Stadium: Toyota Field
Attendance: 7,032
Referee: Guido Gonzales Jr.
Penalties
Guzmán Soccerball shade cross.svg
Castillo Soccerball shad check.svg
Reed Soccerball shade cross.svg
Soccerball shad check.svg Angulo
Soccerball shad check.svg Brown
Soccerball shad check.svg Hyland
Soccerball shad check.svg Wallace

USL Championship

November 13, 2017 (2017-11-13) Louisville City FC 1–0 Swope Park Rangers Louisville, Kentucky
8:00 pm EDT Lancaster Soccerball shade.svg88'
Kaye Yellow card.svg 90+3'
McCabe Red card.svg 90+8'
Report
Report
Musa Yellow card.svg 17'
Didic Yellow card.svg 24'
Stadium: Louisville Slugger Field
Attendance: 14,456
Referee: Jose Carlos Rivero
Note: Niall McCabe was sent off from the bench

Championship Game MVP: Paolo DelPiccolo (LOU)

Attendance

Average home attendances

Ranked from highest to lowest average attendance.

TeamGPTotalHighLowAverage
FC Cincinnati 16339,16430,41715,22721,198
Sacramento Republic FC 16185,10411,56911,56911,569
Louisville City FC 16137,80113,8126,6988,613
San Antonio FC 16114,4338,1316,0377,152
Rio Grande Valley FC 16113,0768,8665,4817,067
Phoenix Rising FC 1698,0287,1624,5366,127
Tampa Bay Rowdies 1694,3067,7864,3265,894
Reno 1868 FC 1688,9507,0924,4185,559
Ottawa Fury FC 1686,8397,7803,0245,427
Richmond Kickers 1674,6368,0211,5674,665
Saint Louis FC 1673,1395,7254,0014,571
Oklahoma City Energy FC 1668,6856,0592,6504,293
Tulsa Roughnecks FC 1661,6195,6473,0153,851
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC 1654,2224,4371,4823,389
Charleston Battery 1650,6706,5632,0153,167
Bethlehem Steel FC 1648,8373,2102,8813,052
Pittsburgh Riverhounds 1642,9754,0069502,686
Real Monarchs 1641,2358,4021,7712,577
Orange County SC 1641,1954,9631,5392,575
Portland Timbers 2 1640,3867,2771,2262,524
Harrisburg City Islanders 1638,8633,3671,8062,429
Rochester Rhinos 1632,4983,4599632,031
Charlotte Independence 1625,8432,6488011,615
LA Galaxy II 1619,4363,0004321,215
Orlando City B 1618,8672,7417911,179
Toronto FC II 1617,4203,5821431,089
Seattle Sounders FC 2 1616,5301,3079511,033
Swope Park Rangers 1616,2371,1145721,015
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 1613,8991,788403869
New York Red Bulls II 1610,1131,482271632
Total4802,065,00630,4171434,302

Updated to games of October 15, 2017
Sources: USL

Statistical leaders

League Awards

Individual Awards

All-League Teams

First Team

F: Chandler Hoffman (SLC), Dane Kelly (RNO), Enzo Martinez (CLT)
M: Marcel Schäfer (TBR), Sebastian Velasquez (SLC), Chris Wehan (RNO)
D: Paco Craig (LOU), Harrison Delbridge (CIN), Sebastien Ibeagha (SAN), Forrest Lasso (CHS)
G: Diego Restrepo (SAN)

Second Team

F: Juan Pablo Caffa (TUL), Corey Hertzog (PIT), Romario Williams (CHS)
M: Vincent Bezecourt (NYRB), Billy Forbes (SAN), Justin Portillo (CHS)
D: Ryan Felix (ROC), James Kiffe (SAC), Taylor Mueller (CHS), Jimmy Ockford (RNO)
G: Earl Edwards Jr. (ORL)

[26]

MonthUSL Player of the Month
PlayerClubPositionReason
April Flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands.svg Billy Forbes San Antonio FC Midfielder 6G 3A
May Flag of Jamaica.svg Dane Kelly Reno 1868 FC Forward 8G 2 Hat Tricks
June Flag of Jamaica.svg Romario Williams Charleston Battery Forward 5G
July Flag of Colombia.svg Jorge Herrera Charlotte Independence Forward 8G 2A
August Flag of the United States.svg Earl Edwards Jr. Orlando City B Goalkeeper 3 Shutouts
September Flag of the United States.svg Josh Cohen Phoenix Rising FC Goalkeeper 6 Shutouts in 8 games
October Flag of Colombia.svg José Angulo Oklahoma City Energy Forward 6G 3A
WeekUSL Player of the Week
PlayerClubPositionReason
1 Flag of the United States.svg Corey Hertzog Pittsburgh Riverhounds Forward 2G
2 Flag of the United States.svg Christian Volesky Saint Louis FC Forward 1G 1A
3 Flag of Liberia.svg Seku Conneh Bethlehem Steel FC Forward 2G
4 Flag of Senegal.svg Djiby Fall FC Cincinnati Forward 4G vs. St. Louis
5 Flag of Uruguay.svg Enzo Martínez Charlotte Independence Forward 2G
6 Flag of Costa Rica.svg César Elizondo San Antonio FC Forward 2G 1A
7 Flag of Jamaica.svg Dane Kelly Reno 1868 FC Forward Hat Trick vs. Phoenix
8 Flag of the United States.svg Ian Svantesson Tulsa Roughnecks FC Forward 4G
9 Flag of Jamaica.svg Dane Kelly Reno 1868 FC Forward Hat Trick vs. Seattle
10 Flag of France.svg Antoine Hoppenot Reno 1868 FC Midfielder 3G
11 Flag of the United States.svg Irvin Parra Seattle Sounders FC 2 Midfielder 2G 1A
12 Flag of Jamaica.svg Kevaughn Frater Colorado Springs Switchbacks Forward 2G GWG
13 Flag of England.svg Cameron Lancaster Louisville City FC Forward 2G
14 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trevin Caesar Sacramento Republic FC Forward 4G Hat Trick vs. Rio Grande Valley
15 Flag of Brazil.svg Pedro Ribeiro Harrisburg City Islanders Forward 2G 1A
16 Flag of Colombia.svg Jorge Herrera Charlotte Independence Forward 5G Hat Trick vs. St. Louis
17 Flag of Jamaica.svg Jason Johnson Phoenix Rising FC Forward 2G vs. Colorado Springs
18 Flag of Mexico.svg Miguel González Oklahoma City Energy Midfielder 2G 1A
19 Flag of the United States.svg Kendall McIntosh Portland Timbers 2 Goalkeeper 2 PK Saves
20 Flag of Uruguay.svg Enzo Martínez Charlotte Independence Forward Hat Trick vs. Louisville
21 Flag of the United States.svg Luke Spencer Louisville City FC Forward 1G 2A
22 Flag of Guinea.svg Hadji Barry Orlando City B Forward 3G
23 Flag of Scotland.svg Kevin Kerr Pittsburgh Riverhounds Midfielder 1G 2A
24 Flag of Uruguay.svg Enzo Martínez Charlotte Independence Forward 2G
25 Flag of Lesotho.svg Sunny Jane Richmond Kickers Midfielder 1G 1A
26 Flag of the United States.svg Kenney Walker FC Cincinnati Midfielder 1G 2A
27 Flag of South Africa.svg Lindo Mfeka Reno 1868 FC Midfielder 4G Hat Trick vs. Oklahoma City
28 Flag of Colombia.svg José Angulo Oklahoma City Energy Forward Hat Trick vs. LA Galaxy II
29 Flag of the United States.svg Stefano Bonomo New York Red Bulls II Forward 4G Hat Trick vs. Orlando
30 Flag of Mexico.svg Éver Guzmán San Antonio FC Forward 3G 1A

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