FC CINCINNATI (9-8-12, 39 points) vs. SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES (7-12-9, 30 points)
PRESENTED BY XAVIER UNIVERSITY MBA
FC Cincinnati play at home for a third straight weekend as the San Jose Earthquakes come to town on Saturday, September 10 for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. For the second straight home match, the Orange and Blue welcome an opposing side to the Queen City and TQL Stadium for the first time in club history.
FC Cincinnati will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with special fan activations before and during Saturday’s match. National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) is an annual celebration of the history and culture of the U.S. Latinx and Hispanic communities.
Tickets remain for Saturday’s game. Visit the ticket page at fccincinnati.com/tickets, or call 513-977-KICK, to learn more.
Due to a special event, Central Parkway will be closed in both directions between Race and Elm Streets. The closure will begin at noon on Saturday and will run through 2 a.m. Sunday morning. Westbound traffic will be detoured down Race Street, across Court Street and up Elm Street. Eastbound traffic will be detoured down Plum Street, across 7th Street and up Vine Street. Please allow extra time traveling to and from TQL Stadium.
Washington Park will be filled with fan experiences beginning at 4:30 p.m. including:
• Hispanic Food Trucks
• La Mega Media
• Salsa Dancing
• Face Paint / Balloon Art
• Inflatable Obstacle Course
• Kids soccer activations
• FIFA video game station
• Beer wine, hard seltzer and drink specials available for purchase at The Porch
Other activations and tables on-site include the FC Cincinnati Marketing Table, the Dragonfly Foundation and Ohio529 College Advantage.
Fans can join the Supporters March to the stadium, departing Washington Park at approximately 6:45 p.m.
AS YOU ENTER
Live music will serenade the walk into TQL Stadium, led by The Amador Sisters playing Latin music on the East Plaza. The East Plaza will also feature balloons representing each Latin country.
Inside the stadium from 6 p.m. to kickoff, fans can enjoy special Happy Hour $8 beer pricing at the Coors Light Bar located behind sections 111 and 112.
Fans can sample Topo Chico on the concourse between Sections E1-E2 and Sections E6-E7.
Spanish-language public address announcing will be heard at times throughout TQL Stadium Saturday night, as well as Hispanic music.
NOCHE LATINA SCARF
Fans should be sure to purchase the limited-edition Noche Latina scarf available in the FC Cincinnati Team Store at TQL Stadium.
For an A-to-Z stadium guide, parking information, a stadium map, bag policy, streaming information and more, visit fccincinnati.com/matchday.
HEAD TO A PUB PARTNER
Can’t make it to the game and looking for a place to watch the Orange and Blue? Head to one of the club’s official Pub Partners presented by Coors Light which broadcast all home and away games and feature opportunities for fans to win prizes all season long.
HOW TO WATCH
Tom Gelehrter, Kevin McCloskey and Alex Stec will be on the call on for the first matchup in Cincinnati between the Orange and Blue and San Jose. The game will be televised on WSTR 64, streamed regionally on fccincinnati.com/stream, out of market on ESPN+, on radio on FOX Sports 1360 while an audio stream will be available via the iHeartRadio app.
Be sure to follow @FCCincinnati on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for live updates from the game.