USL Week 25: Cosmos?!? Monarchs?!?! Richmond??!!!?

CARSON, CA - MAY 05: Kenny Cooper
CARSON, CA - MAY 05: Kenny Cooper /
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Western Conference: Reno reels in Real…really

About one month ago it seemed like Real Monarchs were as inevitable as taxes and new iPhones. But those days are gone. Reno 1868 FC have been as unstoppable for the last six weeks of the season as the team from Salt Lake had been for the first two months. Monarchs, still top of the table, have slowed their pace. They’ve earned just 7 points from their last 6 matches. Over the same stretch, now second place Reno has earned 24. Each side has another 7 games to play including a showdown in Reno. Don’t blink: that match is just 10 days from now.

In the meantime, charge up your iPhone and watch this…