Eventually, all their home games were sellouts except this one. They defeated the Colorado Rapids Reserve team 4—3. Mike Fucito scored the winning goal in the 84th minute. Their total attendance was, regular season; 24, in the playoffs. They defeated the Wilmington Hammerheads 4—1 in the Quarterfinals.
Sacramento Republic FC released the renderings Tuesday with a handful of design changes intended to make the project more fan-friendly and distinctive.
The new renderings come before the new ownership group for Sac Republic — the entity vying to get an MLS nod — appears in front of the Sacramento City Council in the next few weeks to talk about a new term sheet for the stadium project.
In general terms, the project is the same as outlined in a term sheet between the Republic and the city: a stadium of up to 25, seats in the Railyards, east of Seventh Street.
But Prado and others involved with the new stadium said there are also differences. Most obviously, the west side of the stadium would have a plaza-like feature called The Canopy, near the top of the stadium.
Prado said The Canopy meets a long-discussed goal of having a unique feature atop private suites. It's not yet known how much the price will increase. The latest renderings stem from discussions that began after Ron Burkle and Matt Alvarez came on board over the last year as new investors, with billionaire investor Burkle purchasing a controlling interest in Sac Republic FC.
Both Republic and city officials have maintained the stadium would be privately financed, though the city might make a contribution in the form of developing surrounding infrastructure. While MLS is not expected to make an announcement on a new expansion city then, league officials have signaled they expect a decision this year.
Louis and Sacramento are the leading contenders to get a new team, league commissioner Don Garber told media in St.
Louis last month.