A string of wins for Rising has their outlook looking better, but the club's attack still has room to improve.
With three players looking to return to Rising's lineup soon, coach Rick Schantz has something of a selection dilemma on his hands.
Luis Manuel Seijas didn't start the season as a starter for Phoenix Rising. Now, he's proved it's hard to look past him in midfield.
Rising's squad boasts no less than 11 nationalities, but how does the club track down international targets from across the globe?
Rising featured in a 4-4-2 formation in its preseason game with Valley United, but is the tactic here to stay?