T2, Jack Barmby vs. Swope Park Rangers -- July 14, 2018
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USL MATCH PREVIEW | Portland Timbers 2 at Swope Park Rangers | Aug. 11, 2018 - 5:30 PM PT

Heading into Week 22 of the USL regular season, T2 travel to face Swope Park Rangers on Saturday, Aug. 11. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. (Pacific), the Aug. 11 match will be streamed live on ESPN+. To watch Saturday's match, click here.  

Keep it moving
Portland enters Saturday’s contest at Swope Park Rangers following a 4-1 loss to Phoenix Rising FC at Providence Park on Aug. 5, which snapped a two-match unbeaten run. Portland (10-10-3, 33pts) sits in seventh place in the Western Conference standings. Portland ranks sixth in the USL in goals scored (38), with forward Foster Langsdorf ranking tied for sixth in the USL in goals scored (10). T2 are 5-4-3 in 12 road matches this season. Additionally, six of Portland’s eight shutouts this season have come on the road.

T2 Team Leaders
Goals: Foster Langsdorf (10)
Assists: Marvin Loría (4)
Chances Created: Marvin Loría (35)
Shutouts: Kendall McIntosh (4)
Saves: Kendall McIntosh (45)

Scouting Swope Park Rangers
Swope Park Rangers, the USL affiliate of Sporting Kansas City, enter Saturday’s match following a 2-1 loss to Orange County SC at Champions Soccer Stadium on Aug. 4, which extended a six-game unbeaten run dating back to July 10. Swope Park are 5-1-2 in eight matches at home this season. Ten different players have scored for Swope Park this season, with Kharlton Belmar (9) and Hadji Barry (8) leading the team in goals. Swope Park Rangers rank tied for 12th in the league in goals scored (31), while ranking tied for ninth in the league in goals allowed (37).

Swope Park Team Leaders
Goals: Kharlton Belmar (9)
Assists: Colton Storm (5)
Chances Created: Chase Minter (31)
Shutouts: Erick Dick (3)
Saves: Adrián Zendejas (22)

Streaming Changes: matches now stream on ESPN+
As part of the USL's new broadcast deal with ESPN, all league matches will now be streamed live on ESPN+, which is ESPN's new subscription-based, direct-to-consumer streaming platform. All T2 matches will now stream live on ESPN+ for those residing in the United States; international viewers can still stream matches live via YouTube.

ESPN+ is viewable online, the ESPN app or across a variety of mobile and connected living room devices, including Amazon's Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku and more.

For more information and a FAQ on ESPN+, click here.

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