MATCH PREVIEW: TACOMA DEFIANCE AT PORTLAND TIMBERS 2 – AUGUST 3, 2020

Cascadia rivals meet at Providence Park Monday evening following Tacoma’s 3-0 win over Portland in last meeting; Sounders FC forward Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez loaned to Defiance for remainder of 2020 season

SEATTLE, WASH. – After a 3-0 win on July 18 at Cheney Stadium, Tacoma Defiance (1-2-1, 4 points) travels to Portland for a rematch with Timbers 2 (0-3-0, 0 points) on Monday evening at Providence Park. Alec Díaz, Danny Robles and Chino Pérez all scored in the 3-0 win on July 18, with Díaz being named to USL Team of the Week for week three and Robles included on the bench.

GAME NOTES FOR MONDAY’S MATCH AT PORTLAND: https://sndrs.com/lvfb5

Additionally, Sounders FC has loaned forward Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez to Defiance for the remainder of the 2020 USL season. The 17-year-old signed as a Homegrown Player on May 1, 2019 and made three MLS appearances and one start last season.

TRANSACTION: Sounders FC loans forward Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez to Tacoma Defiance on August 3, 2020.

BROADCAST INFORMATION

Match: Tacoma Defiance at Portland Timbers 2 – Monday, August 3 (6:00 p.m. PT)

Venue: Providence Park I Portland, Oregon

Live Stream: ESPN+

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ABOUT TACOMA DEFIANCE

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COVID-19 INFORMATION

More information on social distancing and how to prevent the spread of Covid-19 can be found at Tacoma-Pierce County Health. The most up-to-date information on how COVID-19 is affecting events at Cheney Stadium can be found here.