Las Vegas, Nevada The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC lost 3-0 to the Las Vegas Lights FC on Saturday night.
Coming off of the 2-0 loss at Weidner Field last week, the Switchbacks were looking to get back on track in the Sin City. Las Vegas would get on the board first through Irvin Parra who finished a cross from Junior Sandoval that Abraham Rodriguez could only get a hand to. The hosts doubled their lead in stoppage time of the first half when Samuel Ochoa scored a header to give Las Vegas a 2-0 lead at the half. Las Vegas extended their lead from the penalty spot in the 76th minute as Parra got his second goal of the game. The hosts would see out the 3-0 scoreline to the final whistle at Cashman Field on Saturday night.
The Switchbacks return to Weidner Field on Wednesday, May 15th to face FC Denver in the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.