Rising FC Playoff Bound

Phoenix Rising's Luke Rooney celebrates scoring the game tying goal as his teammates run to him during the second half against the LA Galaxi II at the Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex on Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz.(Sports360Az Photo/Edwin Rodriguez)

Phoenix Rising FC officially clinched a spot in the USL playoff tonight following a 2-0 win over Portland Timbers FC 2 in Portland.

Rising FC’s win guarantees the club will finish in the top eight in the Western Conference. The top eight teams qualify for postseason play that will include Conference Quarterfinals (Oct. 20-22), Semifinals (Oct. 27-29) and Conference Final (Nov. 3-5). The 2017 USL Cup Final will be played the weekend of November 10-12.

Phenix Rising FC concludes its Pacific Northwest roadtrip on Saturday, September 30, at Sacramento Republic. The club returns home on Wednesday, October 4 to square off against Tulsa Roughnecks FC on $1 Beer Night. Fans can purchase tickets at www.PHXRisingFC.com.