Fan nearly thrown off upper tier of Levi's Stadium during soccer game
Crowd trouble marred Mexico’s 3-0 win over Iceland at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on March 23, 2018, with footage showing an altercation that nearly led to a fan being thrown from an upper tier.
July 13 marks five years since Sac Soccer Day, when Sacramento Republic FC—its crest, colors and name—was officially unveiled in a ceremony at Raley Field. A lot has transpired in the five years since that afternoon.
A watch party organized by Fresno FC at Fat Boys Taqueria and Sports Bar in Fresno full of 250 Mexico fans watched Sweden defeat Mexico 3-0 in World Cup action, followed by South Korea defeating Germany 2-0. Mexico advanced to the knockout stage.
Republic FC is in the fifth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup for the second year in a row. After upsetting Seattle Sounders FC in Sacramento, Republic FC faces another MLS opponent in Los Angeles FC on Wednesday at Banc of California Stadium.