United look to continue unblemished start against Orange County

United look to continue unblemished start against Orange County

The first two weeks of the season have been great for the Black & Yellow. In week one they got a clean sheet against what is turning out to be a better than expected Las Vegas Lights. In week two, the good guys decided to shut down the home unbeaten streak of El Paso Locomotive. Which for some reason prompted another podcast to call United ‘inferior’ and insinuated that United was attempting to cause a stop and start flow to the match. At best, it’s the pot calling the kettle black. At worst, it’s lazy “journalism”.

This came from a media outlet that seems to have no problem when their local clubs are guilty of the same thing. Or things like this:

Or there was the time Yuma pretended to be a fish:

But hey, what do I know? It’s not like our club is sitting at the top of the conference with a 2-0-0 record while theirs is 0-3-0 early in the season.

Western Conference Table 3/6/22
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United opens 2022 season against Las Vegas

United opens 2022 season against Las Vegas

At long last, the 2022 USL Championship season is underway. And I’m stuck at home.

Okay, not really stuck, but, I’m home with my boys where we’ll enjoy listening to Tyler Ortega and Chris Hurst on the ESPN+ broadcast. And I couldn’t be happier. Football is back in a big way and the expectations for the season are clear, United has to be better at closing out the close games. The hope, as always, is to make the playoffs. That journey starts today.

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New faces, new places highlight RGV match

New faces, new places highlight RGV match

To steal a line from the immortal Hank Williams, Jr., Are you ready for some football?

All of us here at Somos Mas NM are, without a doubt. And we know that the rest of the New Mexico United Nation is as well. Sure, we’ve had the preseason to prepare for it, but there’s a different feeling between the few hundred supporters out at Mesa del Sol and the thousands in attendance at The Lab. Yeah, I know, we’re not home this weekend, but the excitement is still there. It’s been 197 days since United last played a competitive match. It’s been even longer since United last faced RGV FC. 595 days to be exact.

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Amid Uncertainty, United’s Season continues in El Paso

We finally got back to the business of football two weeks ago. New Mexico United and their supporters were beyond excited for the season to restart. Although things seemed like they were on the upswing, even the soccer world isn’t immune to the ongoing effects of COVID-19.

We already knew that United would not allow fans in The Lab or UNM Soccer Complex, likely at all, this year. Then came the news that United may not even be able to play a home match this season. Due to the travel restrictions imposed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, not only would visiting clubs be required to quarantine here for 14 days, but so would United. That would prevent any of the USL clubs from being able to come and go as necessary for match days.

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