CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia (2-1-0) opens Atlantic Coast Conference action on Friday when it hosts Syracuse (2-2-0). The match is slated for a 7 p.m. start at Klöckner Stadium and will be broadcast on ACCNX.

Game Coverage: ACCNX is available to authenticated subscribers of ACC Network via the ESPN App. Links for the live stream and in-game live stats are available on Fans can also follow the Virginia men’s soccer official twitter account (@UVAMenSoccer) for in-game updates.

Admission: Fans can purchase single-game tickets in advance online at for $5. UVA athletics strongly encourages fans to avoid lines on game day and purchase their tickets online in advance, there are no fees when buying online. Single game tickets will be $10 at the window on game day. Group packages for parties of 20 or more are just $4 per ticket and are available online or over the phone in advance only.

General admission season tickets are also on sale for $25.

Parking: Parking for this event will be available at Emmet-Ivy Garage due to the Dan & Shay concert at John Paul Jones Arena.


  • Virginia is coming off a 2-1 loss to No. 11 Maryland in the ‘Battle for the DMV.’
  • Goalkeeper Holden Brown made a career-high nine saves in the contest.
  • Freshman Michael Tsicoulias scored his first collegiate goal against the Terrapins.
  • UVA has had four different players score in its first three matches.
  • The defensive trio of Brown, Andreas Ueland and Oliver Gerbig have played all 270 regular season minutes for the Cavaliers.


Virginia will have Daniel Wright available for Friday’s match after a misidentification occurred on the second yellow awarded to him at the end of the first half against Maryland, forcing Virginia to play a man down in the second half.

  • Per the NCAA “It is clear that a player misidentification occurred involving UVA #23, Daniel Wright. Mr. Wright was issued a caution at 14:18. He was issued a second caution at 43:58 accompanied by the mandatory red card. The foul at 43:58 was actually committed by UVA #22 Michael Tsicoulias. The second caution and red card assessed against No. 23 Daniel Wright are rescinded and Mr. Wright is eligible to participate in Virginia’s next game.”


  • Virginia is 201-146-53 in games against ACC opponents.
  • Last season the Cavaliers were 4-7-1 in ACC play.


  • Friday will be the seventh meeting in the series between Virginia and Syracuse that started in 2013.
  • UVA leads the series 4-1-1 and is 2-0-1 in games played in Charlottesville.
  • The Cavaliers have won the last three meetings. UVA won 1-0 at home in 2020.
  • Andreas Ueland scored on a penalty kick to give Virginia the 1-0 victory last season.
  • Leo Afonso made his first career start in the match and the win was the 90th ACC win for head coach George Gelnovatch.