CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s soccer team (2-4-1, 0-2-0 ACC) returns home on Saturday afternoon to host North Carolina (4-2-1, 0-2-0) in ACC action at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers and Tar Heels will meet at 4 p.m. on the ACC Regional Sports Network.
Game Coverage: Fans can find the match via the affiliates link above for in-market broadcast on the ACC Regional Sports Network. Links for the live stream and in-game live stats are available on VirginiaSports.com. 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 UVATix.com 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.
- Virginia and North Carolina are both looking for their first ACC win this season.
- The Cavaliers have played three consecutive double overtime contests, going 0-2-1 in those games. The last time UVA played three consecutive double overtime matches was in 2013.
- The Cavaliers are looking for their first win since starting the season 2-0.
- Virginia is second in the ACC in saves per game (4.43) and third in save percentage (.775)
- Virginia and North Carolina are meeting for the 88th time in the series that dates to 1946.
- The Tar Heels have a slight edge in the series, 41-36-10.
- The teams have split the last four meetings. UNC won the most recent contest, 2-0 on March 13, 2021.
- UVA has an 18-15-5 advantage in games played at home and is 12-13-4 under head coach George Gelnovatch.
- The last win for the Cavaliers was a 2-1 overtime victory at home on Nov. 1, 2019.
- Six of the last 10 matches between the two teams have gone to overtime.
- North Carolina is coming off a3-0 loss to Duke on Sunday (Sept. 19).
- The Tar Heels lead the nation in shots per game, averaging 21.00.
- UNC is third in the ACC in assists per game (2.00), corner kicks per game (7.43), shutout percentage (.571) and team goals against average (1.108).
- Cameron Fisher leads UNC with eight points (3 goals, 2 assists) and Ernest Bawa is second with seven points (3 goals, 1 assist).
- Ten players have recorded assists and eight players have scored goals for UNC.