El Paso Locomotive FC plays host to Fresno FC on Wednesday night looking to gain ground on a place in the playoffs. | Photo courtesy Kiel Maddox / Fresno FC
With six teams having clinched a playoff place in the Eastern Conference, and North Carolina FC set to join them this Saturday, the USL Championship’s midweek action sees the focus fall squarely on the Western Conference race as El Paso Locomotive FC hosts Fresno FC for Wednesday Night Soccer and Sacramento Republic FC hosts the LA Galaxy II with each club having the chance to close in on a playoff place.
Ahead of all this week’s action, here’s where everything stands.
Eliminated: Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, Tacoma Defiance, Tulsa Roughnecks FC
Eliminated: Charlotte Independence, Hartford Athletic, Swope Park Rangers