Jose Luis Sanchez Sola received an eight-game suspension after the United Soccer League said he made physical contact with a fan following the Lights’ 4-0 loss Wednesday at Phoenix Rising FC.
Ben Gotz came to the Review-Journal in May 2016 after graduating from the University of Minnesota. He covers the Lights FC, high school sports and anything else sports-related that comes into town. He also hosts segments in the video studio on soccer and high school sports. Before coming to Las Vegas, he wrote about college hockey, college football and high school sports during stops at the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press and Minnesota Daily back home in Minnesota.
The Lights will only have 14 players, counting two goalkeepers, available for the start of their match against Seattle Sounders FC 2 at 8 p.m. Saturday at Cashman Field.
Review-Journal reporter Ben Gotz talks about the biggest news of the World Cup and breaks down the first round of the group stage.
The Lights goalkeeper made seven saves but proved incapable of stemming the tide in a 4-0 loss at Tempe, Ariz. on Wednesday.
The Cup along with 19 other trophies will be on display at the Hard Rock Hotel from June 16-19 ahead of the annual NHL Awards show.
The Lights acquired forward Omar Salgado, who was selected No. 1 in the 2011 Major League Soccer SuperDraft, on loan from the expansion team El Paso USL on Wednesday.
William Hill will offer multiple ways to bet on each Lights game and its app will feature live in-game wagering.
The Lights’ captain has been rostered 14 times by Mexico’s senior national team and led its 2013 Gold Cup squad to a semifinal appearance.
The performance from the Golden Knights’ David Perron and Tomas Tatar just wasn’t enough, as Vegas fell to Washington 4-3 on Thursday night at T-Mobile Arena to give the Capitals their first Stanley Cup.
The Lights are adjusting their training schedule and instituting hydration breaks during matches to deal with the heat in Las Vegas’ summer months.
The Lights defeated the Switchbacks 4-1 in front of 5,712 fans Saturday night at Cashman Field to earn their first regular-season win since March 31.
Sola invited fans to meet him at the Downtown Las Vegas bar Gold Spike on Thursday, and about 15 showed up to talk about the Lights for two hours.