A historic night in Sacramento for Zeiko Lewis and his teammates would end with a 2 – 0 defeat as Republic FC fell to Orange County SC at Hughes Stadium. A pair of second-half goals issued the club its first defeat in over a month, capping the club’s unbeaten streak at five. Sacramento remains atop the Western Conference standings with 48 points with eight games left to play in the regular season.
A raucous crowd of 20,231 at Hughes Stadium – the site of the club’s very first home match in 2014 – made for an unreal environment as Republic FC celebrated its ten seasons in the Indomitable City. The crowd was the largest at a USL Championship match this season and also exceeded the announced attendance at five Major League Soccer contests.
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