The two most recognizable names in global soccer were eliminated from the World Cup on Saturday, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Lights got only two points from their season series with Tulsa Roughnecks FC, the team with the least points in the United Soccer League.
The Mexican national team will take on Brazil Monday at 7 a.m. with hopes of advancing to the World Cup quarterfinals.
Mexico is plus 1,200 at the South Point to win the championship and as much as plus 600 to win its second-round match Monday against Brazil.
Westgate sports book manager Jeff Sherman’s best bet at adjusted odds to win the World Cup is Croatia, which is the 12-1 sixth choice after beating Nigeria, Argentina and Iceland by a combined score of 7-1 in the group stage.
Martin made the announcement on social media Friday before the Loons were to host a Pride Night at home against Dallas.
Review-Journal reporter Ben Gotz looks at the World Cup’s knockout round bracket and predicts which teams will advance to the quarterfinals.
The Lights acquired midfielder James Murphy and defender Nico Samayoa on loan from Major League Soccer clubs in recent weeks in the hopes of getting production from the two on the cheap.
Review-Journal reporter Ben Gotz discusses the Lights FC’s penalty kick trick play against the Swope Park Rangers last Sunday and its fallout.
It doesn’t get any tighter than it did between Japan and Senegal on Day 15 at the World Cup, and they weren’t even playing each other.