CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The No. 15 Virginia men’s soccer team (1-0) is set to take on Loyola Marymount (0-0-1) on Sunday night (Aug. 27) at Klöckner Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
How to Follow
Sunday night’s match against Loyola Marymount will be streamed on ACCNX which is available through the ESPN app and at WatchESPN.com for customers who have the ACC Network as part of their TV subscription. Links to both the broadcast and live stats are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAMenSoccer).
Due to construction in the area in the early part of the season that has eliminated spaces in the JPJ South lot, fans are encouraged to consider parking in the JPJ West lot and parking garage.
Tickets are available for Thursday night’s opener and fans are encouraged to purchase in advance online at UVATix.com. Advance tickets online are $12 for reserved seats (if available) and $8 for general admission. If purchased at the gate, reserved seats are $15 if available and general admission set at $10.
Season tickets are also on sale with reserved seats at $70 and general admission at $40 for the year.
- The match will mark the first-ever meeting between Virginia and LMU
- Virginia is unbeaten in its last five matches at Klöckner Stadium. It’s last defeat came at the hands of No. 10 Denver by a score of 1-0 (10/4/22)
- Dating back into the 2022 season, Virginia is unbeaten in its last nine matches. (Shootout losses count as draws in college soccer with the exception of the College Cup Final.)
Last Time Out
- Virginia opened the season with a 1-0 win at home over Iona (Aug. 24). Though the game was decided by just one goal, it was a convincing performance from the Cavaliers.
- Virginia controlled 57-percent of possession while outshooting Iona by a margin of 24-4
- Holden Brown made one save on the only shot Iona managed to direct on target.
- Brown kept the 12th clean sheet of his career in his first appearance as captain for Virginia.
- Virginia created an abundance of scoring chances, placing 12 shots on target.
- Transfer Mouhameth Thiam made an immediate impact by recording an assist in his Cavalier debut.
Noting the Lions
- Loyola Marymount is 0-0-1 on the season after battling to a 1-1 draw with Michigan on Thursday (Aug. 24)
- The lone goal scorer for Loyola Marymount in its season-opening match was Anthony Wilson
- The Lions finished 9-6-3 last season while recording 22 goals and conceding 21
- Marco Byers-Mora is the returner who tallied the most goals for the squad in 2022 with his total of three