PHNX Rising Podcast


Phoenix Rising heads to Northern California to face off against USL Championship side Sacramento Republic FC in a Round of 32 matchup in the 2022 U.S. Open Cup. Will Rising be able to continue their cup run alive and have a chance at facing an MLS team in the next round?

A back and forth first half was decided by Greg Hurst’s brace that helped lift Phoenix Rising over San Antonio FC 3-0. Plus, the boys say goodbye to Edwin for the last time.

So far, Phoenix Rising is the only team to beat San Antonio in 2022. But coming off the back of a defeat to LA Galaxy II, can Rising complete the double? Ramon, Owain and Edwin Look ahead to Saturday’s game.

Rick Schantz did an about-face in today’s press conference, saying there were positives to take from his side’s performance in Carson. He also fiercely defended Phoenix Rising captain Darnell King after a first half red card. But where did it actually go wrong? Owain and Edwin are on hand to discuss.

Greg Hurst, forward for Phoenix Rising, has already notched two winning goals over New Mexico this year, and now he joins the PHNX Rising crew! Join Ramon, Owain and Edwin as they sit down with Hurst!