For Phoenix Rising, creating quality chances has been a struggle at times this season. In fact, the teams xG per shot is last in the league.
Rising coach Rick Schantz admitted after a fifth loss in six that the club must evaluate all aspects of itself, including his own performance
Rising head coach Rick Schantz had previously described his team as "naive" going into the clash in Carson. He backpedaled on that view after watching film.
Two losses out of three saw Rising saw the season poorly, but the team is now putting those results behind them after a win over San Antonio
As the regular season gets set to open this weekend, we break down the top positives from Rising's preseason