TACOMA DEFIANCE FALLS 3-1 ON THE ROAD TO TIMBERS 2

Robles scores lone goal for Tacoma; Defiance returns to Cheney Stadium to face Timbers 2 on Sunday, September 27 (1:30 p.m. PT / ESPN+)

Tacoma Defiance (2-9-2, 8 points) fell 3-1 Thursday evening to Portland Timbers 2 (3-11-0, 9 points) at Providence Park. Danny Robles scored the lone goal for Defiance in the fourth matchup of the season between the two rivals, who meet for a fifth time this Sunday, September 27 at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma (1:30 p.m. PT / ESPN+). Sunday marks the first match home match for Tacoma Defiance since July 18.

Danny Robles dribbles up the Cheney Stadium pitch

MATCH SUMMARY

Tacoma Defiance 1 – 3 Portland Timbers II

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Venue: Providence Park

Referee: Baboucarr Jallow

Weather: Clear and 63 degrees

SCORING SUMMARY

POR – Jorge Gonzalez Asensi (Harold Hanson) 12’

TAC – Danny Robles (Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez) 47’

POR – Marcus Epps 49’

POR – Jorge Gonzalez Asensi (penalty) 75’

MISCONDUCT SUMMARY

POR – Harold Hanson (caution) 35’

LINEUPS & STATS

Tacoma Defiance – Eric Klenofsky; Antonee Burke-Gilroy, Abdoulaye Cissoko, Taylor Mueller – captain, Alex Villanueva; Sota Kitahara (Chris Hegardt 73’), Reed Baker-Whiting (Ethan Dobbelaere 55’); Ray Serrano (Azriel Gonzalez 73’), Danny Robles (Marlon Vargas 84’), Chino Pérez (Alfonso Ocampo Chavez HT), Alec Díaz

Substitutes not used: Conrad Lee, Eric Kinzner

Total shots: 9

Shots on goal: 1

Fouls: 13

Offside: 4

Corner-kicks: 2

Saves: 4

Portland Timbers 2 – Hunter Sulte; Max Ornstil, Harold Hanson, Aeden Stanley, Williams Velásquez (Isaac Homer 77’), Marcus Epps, Carlos Anguiano (Ken Krolicki 90+5’), Aaron Molloy, Tega Ikoba (Dyson Clapier 65’), Jorge Gonzalez Asensi, Giovanni Calixtro

Substitutes not used: Jake Leeker, Caleb Kiner, Salvador Villegas Jr., Cullen Wilkerson

Total shots: 14

Shots on goal: 7

Fouls: 10

Offside: 2

Corner-kicks: 3

Saves: 0

– DEFIANTLY TACOMA –