Reno 1868 FC inaugural season comes to an end in the opening round of USL Playoffs
Reno suffered a 1-0 loss to OKC Energy FC after OKC’s only goal was scored by forward Wojciech Wojcik.
Reno 1868 FC finished their season 17-7-8 ranking them third in the Western Conference. Despite not scoring tonight, Reno’s 75 goals in the regular season set the USL Record for most goals in a single season.
Saturday’s match began with both teams having multiple chances while trying to break through four defenders on each side. Wojcik’s wonder goal in the in the 41st minute came outside the box to make it 1-0 before the half.
USL Golden Boot winner Dane Kelly (18 goals) was able to come in after halftime and spark many scoring opportunities despite none being converted.
Rookie of the Year candidate Chris Wehan also found a few opportunities from set pieces and inside the box. Wehan finishes the season ranked as the USL’s top assist man (12 assists).
OKC Energy FC will now face San Antonio FC in the USL’s Western Conference quarterfinals. Reno will have team meetings next week to prepare for next season.