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FC Cincinnati’s 2020 Season in Review

Small improvements were obvious in FC Cincinnati's chaotic shortened season. The new stadium debut will dial up expectations for a breakthrough year in 2021.

FC Cincinnati Waves Goodbye to Nippert Stadium (and the Playoffs)

Nippert stadium deserved to go out with a massive soccer celebration, but reality bites for FC Cincinnati whose going-away party was spoiled by Kansas City.

FC Cincinnati (Likely) Squashed Their Playoff Hopes

A surprise victory over Columbus was followed by a dud against the league’s worst team, making FCC’s final four matches “must win” games.

Battered FC Cincinnati Limps Down the Home Stretch

The condensed post-MLS Is Back regular season schedule combined with a crumbling roster appears to have finally broken FC Cincinnati. Home matches tonight and Sunday offer opportunities to get back on track.

Why Álvaro Barreal Is Crucial to FC Cincinnati’s Future

The 20-year-old Argentinian has finally been cleared to play and could become the face of the FC Cincinnati franchise in the next few years.

FC Cincinnati’s Hyped Attacking Signings Haven’t Delivered

Time is running out for Jurgen Locadia, Yuya Kobo, and Siem de Jong to score goals and boost FC Cincinnati’s playoff chances.

FC Cincinnati’s Surprise Win Is Rewarded With a Tough Schedule

FC Cincinnati pulled off its first win in nearly two months versus the New York Red Bulls. Tonight’s game against Philadelphia kicks off a brutal stretch of top-notch opponents.

Did FC Cincinnati’s Latest Loss Birth a New Formation?

FC Cincinnati’s “defense first” approach hasn’t kept them competitive, so Jaap Stam changed things up against New York City FC.

Should We Expect More from FC Cincinnati?

Have FC Cincinnati made any progress since their heart-warming knockout stage run at the MLS Is Back tournament? Yes and no.

FC Cincinnati Can’t Score, But Does It Matter?

Return games this week against Chicago and Columbus provide a chance for FC Cincinnati to finally get striker Jurgen Locadio going.