Here are 150 images that tell the story of FC Cincinnati’s record-setting 2018 USL season. Few FC Cincinnati fans will soon forget the team’s final season in the United Soccer League. Here is a list of the many notable accomplishments of Alan Koch’s squad.
- 2018 USL-regular-season champions, 77 points earned from a 23-3-8 record, 11 points clear of the closest USL competitor
- USL-record-winning streak of 10 games
- USL-record-unbeaten streak of 23 games (and counting)
- Best 2018 goal difference of +38
- League leader in team-goals-scored with 72
- Granted MLS bid on May 29th to begin play in the 2019 season
- USL-single-game-record attendance of 31,478 vs Indy Eleven on September 29th
- USL Assist Champion Emmanuel Ledesma with 16, a new USL record
- USL Golden Glove Winner Evan Newton, with a .80 Goals Against Average
We would like to express a huge amount of appreciation to the talented Orange & Blue Press photographers who captured the moments below. When browsing the gallery, for any given image, a high-resolution version can be found by scrolling down and clicking “View Full Size.” A watermark identifying the photographer can be found on each photo. All images are courtesy of Ryan Meyer, Joe Schmuck and Joe Craven.
USL Regular Season Champions
All images are copyright protected to safeguard the creative rights of our photographers. We’re very open to sharing our work with those who want to show support for FC Cincinnati. We simply request that you ask (via DM on Twitter or email) and give credit where it’s due.
Stay tuned to Orange and Blue Press for coverage of FC Cincinnati’s 2018 USL Cup Playoff Run.