It was a match that should not have been played for a number of reasons and it turned out to have a place in US soccer history as the only official league match played over parts of two days and months. It happened when Real San Jose traveled to visit the El Paso Indios at the beginning of the lower league explosion which saw the number of amateur clubs playing at the national level grow 10 times between 2007 and 2022. Midnight Game is based on the true story of how upstart Real San Jose survived a seemingly doomed road trip from Silicon Valley across the southwest to face the would be National Champion El Paso Indios, who were a true second team to a professional Mexican soccer club. Welcome to the Midnight Game! Click Here to Buy Now!
Real San Jose's 2-1 victory over previously unbeaten Junction 29 was a very competitive road match played at American Canyon High School on Novemember 13. RSJ built a 2-0 halftime lead and came away with the victory as J29 scored in the final minutes. Hector Herrera scored close range after receiving a nice setup pass from Alejandro Arreola and JP Tribenbo second RSJ goal.
Real San Jose defeated the Vallejo Rising on October 29th at PAL Stadium by the score of 4-1. Fuad Suleyman scored twice and Patrik Sofalvi and Jean Pierre Tribeno added one goal a piece. Alejandro Arreola had a big game in midfield. Suleyman, Tribeno, Kevin Pham, and Noe Zamarripa all got their first starts of the season. RSJ returns home on Novemeber 5th to host San Leandro United in a NSL Pacific Cup match. #nsl #realsanjose #rsj #nslpacific #nationalsoccerleague
Real San Jose's win against the Richmond Sol on October 8th was a significant victory for the team, earning them three crucial points in the NSL Pacific Conference standings. Francisco Avila delivered an impressive performance, scoring all three of Real San Jose's goals with assists from Hector Herrera. Coach Dave Gold's strategic movements helped the team recover from an early deficit and ultimately secure victory. It was also midfielder Zacary Fox's debut start with Real San Jose, and he proved to be a valuable addition to the team with his strong performance. Overall, it was a thrilling match that brought home the first win of 2022-2023 season. #rsj #nsl #nationalsoccerleague #sanjosesoccer #sanjose